I love sorting this one out every year. We get 67 games, and I take it upon myself to narrow down the top 14.9 percent of the contests, or: the top 10 from the field.
Fans poured into the streets, rejoiced in dorms, bars and living rooms, and at one point became so raucous that riot police were briefly called in as the city held all-night parties to celebrate the Cardinals’ first NCAA title in a generation.
Luke Hancock’s knack for making big shots was on display well before he transferred to Louisville. But he craved something bigger. He finally got it last night.
University of Michigan basketball fans in Ann Arbor took the heartbreaking loss as well as could be expected.
Michigan fans were disappointed after the loss to Louisville, but they didn’t take it out on the city.
Tonight, the No. 1 overall seed takes on a team once ranked No. 1 and now playing its best basketball. On one side is Louisville, the favorite when the field was announced, trying to keep the national championship trophy in the state of Kentucky.
The season that none of us could predict is set to give us a title game that none of us will forget.
Jimmy King says at least four of them will be together in the stands at the Georgia Dome.
For University of Michigan basketball fans, it doesn’t get any better than this: the Wolverines will take on Louisville in Atlanta for the national title tonight, and everyone on campus is getting ready for the party.
There’s a watch party at Crisler Center and it’s free for all Michigan students, faculty and staff with your M-card. It’s $5.00 for the public.