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27 years…Twenty…seven…years. That is a long time, folks. Maybe not if you are a fan of the Chicago Cubs or Cleveland Browns, but for the majority of sports fans, that is a LONG drought. Today, that drought is over. The Louisville Cardinals are the National Champions of college basketball. Do yourself a favor and read that for a moment…and then...Continue reading »

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Photo – Sports Illustrated   Sorry, we’re a bit late with this one, but Louisville junior Russ Smith has officially decided that he will forego his final year of edibility and enter the NBA draft. Smith’s father, Russ Sr, first brought up the topic during a conversation with Sports Illustated following the Title game, telling a reporter that his...Continue reading »

Photo – New York Daily News   The Louisville Cardinals are your 2013 National Champions. I’ve been waiting a long time to write those words. But it was worth the wait and, like most of you, I feel like a giant weight has been lifted off my shoulders. This group of kids were special from the on-set and there was just an aura around the program all season...Continue reading »

Montrezl figures to be a big piece of the Cards’ puzzle for next season   They come out the instant the national championship game is over.  The way too early Top 25 Polls that will change in a few days after the early NBA entrants are known.  As of today, here is where the Cards are ranked: ESPN – #2  (published before Russ’ decision to enter...Continue reading »

You are probably recovering from either a long night of celebrating and/or returning from Atlanta.  So naturally you have plenty of reason not to be caught up to speed with the national reactions from Louisville’s third national championship.  Never fear, LSL has got your back. ESPN “This team is one of the most together, toughest and hard-nosed teams,”...Continue reading »

*Unbelievable run this year in an absolute classic of a game.  The Cards made plays when it mattered most, led by Luke Hancock. *Speaking of Luke, you can go ahead and call him a Louisville Legend after that big-time performance, finishing with 22 points, including 5-5 from 3-point land.  He became the first bench player to ever win the Final Four MOP. *Peyton Siva...Continue reading »

Photo – ESPN   The news actually leaked last Friday, the day before Rick Pitino would go on to lead his team to yet another National Championship appearance, his third overall. It was Pitino’s 7th trip as a coach to the Final Four and it just seems like it’s been his week. As has been noted by the national media, Pitino is on a roll of sorts: an...Continue reading »

     Vs       Opponent: Michigan Wolverines Game Location: NCAA Tournament National Championship – Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA. Tip Off: 9:09 pm Record: 31-7 Head Coach: John Beilein (6th Season) TV: CBS with Jim Nanz and Clark Kellogg on the call Radio: 84-WHAS with Paul Rogers & Bob Valvano on the call Record Vs RPI Top 50: 14-6 Key Wins: Florida, Kansas,...Continue reading »

  Mitch McGary has been Michigan’s x-factor in there first fives games of the tournament. Can he lead his team to one more victory and a national championship? Louisville’s frontcourt of Dieng, Behanan, Harrell, and Van Treese will surely do their best of preventing him from doing so. McGary has averaged 16 points and 11.6 rebounds in the tournament....Continue reading »