Apr 8, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Louisville Cardinals celebrate after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 82-76 during the championship game in the 2013 NCAA mens Final Four at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Twitter Reacts: Louisville Cardinals Defeat Michigan Wolverines To Win National Championship

In one of the most memorable and exciting games in recent tournament history, the #1 Louisville Cardinals defeated the #4 Michigan Wolverines by a final score of 82-76, to win the 2013 National Championship.

Cardinals forward Luke Hancock led the way with 22 points and three assists, including an astounding 5 for 5 made from behind the arc. Forward Chane Behanan contributed a double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds, while guard Pat Siva finished with 18 points, six rebounds, five assists and four steals.

With the victory, Rick Pitino (who was recently elected to the Basketball Hall Of Fame) becomes the first coach in NCAA to win two National Championships with two different schools.






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