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Spike Albrecht Stole the Show for the First Half of the National Title Game

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

The story for much of the first half of Monday's national championship game was the play of Michigan's Spike Albrecht. Albrecht, who entered the game averaging about a bucket a game, finished with a career-high 17, all in the first half. It didn't end the way Albrecht and the Wolverines ...

Rick Pitino Credits Peyton Siva, Luke Hancock and Gorgui Dieng as the Reasons Why the Cardinals Won the National Championship

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Rick Pitino is a lucky man this week. He was elected to the Hall of Fame, his horse is headed to the Kentucky Derby, his son got a prominent head-coaching job in Minnesota and Pitino is also a national champion once again. The Louisville Cardinals rallied from a 12-point deficit to ...

Louisville Comes From Behind Again to Beat Michigan for a National Championship

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Things looked rocky in the national championship game for Louisville on Monday night when they fell behind Michigan by 12 points in the first half. But Luke Hancock helped the Cardinals come from behind again. They beat the Wolverines 82-76 to take a national championship back to Louisville. Luke Hancock, Rick ...

Louisville Comes From Behind to Beat Wichita State, Faces Michigan Tonight

Monday, April 8th, 2013

For most of Saturday's game, it appeared No. 9-seeded Wichita State was heading for the national championship game. Instead, Louisville -- the top overall seed in the NCAA tournament -- stormed back to beat the Shockers. Now the Cardinals get Michigan tonight with a national title on the line. Russ Smith, ...

Michigan Wolverines Look For First National Title in Nearly a Quarter-Century

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Michigan jumped on top of Syracuse early and then held on late, winning 61-56 on Saturday night. Now the Wolverines will play for their first national championship since 1989 tonight against Louisville. Tim Hardaway Jr. and John Beilein joined Dial Global Sports to discuss their victory over Syracuse on Saturday night, ...

Joe Theismann Relives His Gruesome Injury in the Wake of the Kevin Ware Incident

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

When Kevin Ware suffered his devastating leg injury in Sunday's game between Louisville and Duke, the sight immediately conjured up memories of some of the most gruesome injuries in sports. Of course Joe Theismann's name immediately became part of that conversation. He's been in touch with Ware already and is ...

Syracuse, Wichita State, Michigan and Louisville Advance to the Final Four

Monday, April 1st, 2013

What a weekend for college hoops. The Final Four is set in the NCAA tournament and it includes the top overall seed, a great Cinderella story and a pair of No. 4 seeds who had something to prove. Louisville will take on Wichita State and Michigan will face Syracuse in ...

Dana Altman’s Oregon Ducks Take a Run at the NCAA Tournament’s Top Seed

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Personally, I don't view the Oregon Ducks as a surprise Sweet 16 team in the NCAA tournament. Yes, they were given a No. 12 seed, but the Ducks deserved better and certainly proved that in the first weekend. They beat Oklahoma State and Saint Louis and will try to keep ...

Rick Pitino Wasn’t Surprised Louisville Got The No.1 Overall Seed And Compares This Cardinals Team To His 1996 Kentucky Team

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

There was way too much parity during the regular season of college basketball, but Rick Pitino's team came away with the top seed in the NCAA tournament. Louisville won the Big East tournament last weekend and will now play North Carolina A&T today at 6:50 PM (ET). The Cardinals head coach ...

Rick Pitino is a Little Surprised By Miami’s Play, But Still Believes Indiana is the Best Team in College Basketball

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino was recently named among 12 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Louisville currently sits at 21-5 overall and 9-4 in Big East play heading into the weekend. The Cardinals host Seton Hall on Saturday at noon. Rick Pitino joined 790 The Ticket in Miami ...