The Cardinals finished the year with a trip to the NCAA Sweet 16.
Louisville 72, Wichita State 68
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This is the fourth straight Big East victory for the Cardinals
Suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, 11 months after tearing the ACL in his right knee
Fred Hina is in his 13th year as Head Men's Athletic Trainer for the University of Louisville men's basketball team and his third year as Director of Sports Medicine.
Hina (pronounced HEE-nuh), 49, is a 1987 graduate of Western Kentucky with a degree in Health Care Administration and a 2004 graduate of the University of Alabama with a Master's of Arts Degree.
Prior to his arrival at UofL, he spent 15 years as an Athletic Trainer in the New York Mets organization, including the last seven years as head athletic trainer for the major league team in New York. In 1994, Hina was voted the International League's Trainer of the Year, and he was one of the finalists for Minor League Trainer of the Year.
Hina is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association as well as the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
He and his wife Gina have three sons: Jared, Justin and Jacob.