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Louisville has won its third national championship in men's basketball

Apr 9th, 2013 - Sports News

— Louisville has won its third national championship in men's basketball after Luke Hancock hit five three-pointers and scored 22 points in the Cardinals' 82-76 win over Michigan. Hancock was named the most outstanding player of the Final Four after helping the Cards overcome 12-point deficits in two straight games. The outcome makes Rick Pitino the first coach to win an NCAA men's basketball crown at two schools, 17 years after leading Kentucky to the championship.

— Luke Hancock made all five of his 3-pointers last night to lead Louisville to its first NCAA basketball championship since 1986 with an 82-76 win over Michigan.

Trey Burke had 24 points for the Wolverines, who were in the title game for the first time since 1993.

— Michigan fans say they're proud of the team despite their loss to Louisville in the NCAA championship. The Wolverines' athletic department hosted a watch party at the home of Michigan basketball. Ann Arbor resident John Paul says even though they lost, the team has come a long way from where they were a few years ago.

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