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UofL to Stream Basketball Celebration

Head coach Rick Pitino cut down the net after Monday's national title.

Head coach Rick Pitino cut down the net after Monday's national title.

April 10, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The University of Louisville Athletic Department will live stream Wednesday's basketball celebration, which is slated to begin at 5 p.m.

The free event, which will be held in the KFC Yum! Center, can be watched by accessing this link: http://www.gocards.com/allaccess/?media=385044. This celebration also can be viewed free of charge on Louisville's official athletics mobile application, CardsMobile, which is available on iPhone and Android platforms.

Louisville's men's basketball team won its third NCAA national championship in school history on Monday, defeating Michigan 82-76 in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Luke Hancock tied a season high with 22 points, knocking down five 3-pointers, and was the recipient of the Final Four Most Outstanding Player award. Peyton Siva had 18 points, and Chane Behanan totaled a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Louisville outrebounded Michigan, 32-27, and the Cardinals grabbed 15 offensive rebounds.

The women's team reached its second NCAA title game in five years after upsetting No. 1-seeded Baylor and second-seeded Tennessee and Cal en route to the national championship game against Connecticut on Tuesday, when they fell 93-60 in New Orleans Arena. Antonita Slaughter was named to the NCAA Women's Final Four All-Tournament team. The Cardinals finished the season 29-9, marking their fifth 20-win season under head coach Jeff Walz.

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