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John Beilein (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images), Rick Pitino (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Louisville, Michigan Set To Give Us A Thrill

The season that none of us could predict is set to give us a title game that none of us will forget.

04/08/2013

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 06:  Tim Hardaway Jr. #10 of the Michigan Wolverines reacts in the second half against the Syracuse Orange during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at the Georgia Dome on April 6, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Does ‘Underdog’ Michigan Have Cardinals Right Where They Want Them?

National media carried on about the Syracuse zone like they were 1985 Bears and gave Michigan little chance.

04/08/2013

Jordan Morgan #52 and Blake McLimans #22 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrate after the Wolverines defeat the Syracuse Orange 61-56. (Credit: Streeter Lecka, Getty)

Louisville Will Play Michigan For NCAA Title

Michigan spoiled what would have been one heck of a going-away party for the Big East on Saturday night, beating Syracuse 61-56 to earn a spot in Monday night’s championship game against top-seeded Louisville. Now the Cardinals have less than 48 hours to get ready for a team they haven’t played since 1978.

04/07/2013

Kevin Ware. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Video: Kevin Ware Delivers ‘Top Ten’ With David Letterman

Less than one week after suffering a horrific broken leg, Louisville’s Kevin Ware is on his way to recovery.

04/05/2013

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Old Big East To Become ‘American Athletic Conference’

The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.

04/04/2013

Jim Boeheim argues with a call. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Officials Facing Dilemma With Video Review

It happens seemingly every game of the NCAA tournament, most of the season, for that matter: Officials blow their whistles, huddle, then head over to the TV monitors to review a play.

04/04/2013

NCAA Final Four: We Made It Playlist

The Final Four teams heading into the NCAA tournament are an interesting mix, to say the least.  From a Big Ten team with the one national player of the year candidate still in the running […]

04/04/2013

Kevin Ware. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Kevin Ware To Travel To Atlanta For Final Four

Injured Louisville guard Kevin Ware will travel to the Final Four on his crutches and expects to be a big presence for the Cardinals.

670 The Score–04/03/2013

Robin Ventura.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ware’s Broken Leg Sparks Painful Memories For Ventura

When Louisville’s Kevin Ware tragically broke his leg during Saturday’s Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament, White Sox manager Robin Ventura knew exactly what was going through the sophomore’s mind.

670 The Score–04/03/2013

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Rising Star: Louisville Junior Russ Smith

Russ Smith, nicknamed ‘Russdiculous’ for his frenetic style of play, has been simply wonderful in the tournament.

04/02/2013

Kevin Ware.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Louisville’s Kevin Ware Released From Hospital

Louisville guard Kevin Ware was released from an Indianapolis hospital Tuesday and is headed back to campus, two days after breaking his right leg during the Cardinals’ Final Four-clinching victory.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2013

CORAL GABLES, FL - DECEMBER 02: Hurricane fans taunt referee Tony Greene after Jack McClinton #33 of the Miami Hurricanes was called for a flagrant foul and ejected while taking on the Ohio State Buckeyes at BankUnited Center on December 2, 2008 in Coral Gables, Florida. McClinton was ejected midway through the first half. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

NCAA Announces Pool Of Officials For Final Four

The NCAA has announced the pool of 10 officials who will work the Final Four.

04/02/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 30: Baye Keita #12 of the Syracuse Orange celebrates after defeating the Marquette Golden Eagles to win the East Regional Round Final of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Verizon Center on March 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Syracuse Focused On Journey To Final 4

Overcoming all sorts of adversity has been the norm for the Syracuse Orange of late.

04/02/2013

Kevin Ware. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

View: Remarkable Photo Taken After Kevin Ware’s Injury

The images surrounding the aftermath of Kevin Ware’s horrific leg injury won’t soon be forgotten.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2013

Kevin Ware. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Louisville’s Kevin Ware Resting After Surgery

Louisville guard Kevin Ware had successful surgery on his broken right leg Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2013

Louisville beats Duke. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

After Horrific Injury, Louisville Beats Duke 85-63 To Reach Final Four

With tears in their eyes and Kevin Ware in their hearts, there was no way Louisville was losing this game.

03/31/2013

Kevin Ware #5 of the Louisville Cardinals talks with teammate Luke Hancock #11 as Ware is tended to by medical personnel after he injured his leg in the first half against Duke. (Credit: Streeter Lecka, Getty)

Louisville’s Kevin Ware Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury

Louisville guard Kevin Ware badly injured his lower right leg during the Midwest Regional final against Duke on Sunday and had to be taken off the court on a stretcher.

03/31/2013

Dominic Artis #1 of the Oregon Ducks loses the ball in the first half against Chane Behanan #21 of the Louisville Cardinals during the Midwest Region Semifinal round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 29, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Smith Leads Louisville To 77-69 Victory Over Ducks

Russ Smith matched his career high with 31 points to lead three Cardinals in double figures, and top-seeded Louisville overcame its toughest test yet in a 77-69 victory over Oregon on Friday night.

03/29/2013

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Rothstein: Friday’s Sweet 16 Primer; Predictions, Key Matchups & More

Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.

03/29/2013

Gorgui Dieng #10 and Luke Hancock #11 of the Louisville Cardinals go up for a rebound against the North Carolina A&T Aggies during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Rupp Arena on March 21, 2013 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Top Seed Louisville Rolls To 79-48 Rout Of NC A&T

Russ Smith scored 23 points and set a Louisville NCAA tournament record with a career-high eight steals, and Peyton Siva had eight assists as the Cardinals demolished North Carolina A&T 79-48 on Thursday night.

03/21/2013

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