Led by senior guard Peyton Siva and junior Luke Hancock, the Cardinals overcame a 12-point deficit Monday night and rallied for the school's third NCAA men's national championship.
One of them sat in the corner of the locker room, a net around his neck, grinning away.
Boy, did they ever.
With their injured teammate cheering them on from the bench, Louisville capped its run through the NCAA tournament, coming back again from a 12-point deficit to beat Michigan 82-76 in the championship game Monday night.
"These are my brothers," said Ware, still getting around on crutches after a horrific injury in the regional final. "They got the job done. I'm so proud of them, so proud of them."
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