Five Things: Missing McGary And Hancock Saves Cardinals...AgainThe preseason No. 2 team finishes 35-5 and wins 16 in a row to close the season, culminating with a national championship. No dominant team in college basketball this year?
Rothstein: Louisville, Michigan Set To Give Us A ThrillThe season that none of us could predict is set to give us a title game that none of us will forget.
Rising Star: Louisville Junior Russ SmithRuss Smith, nicknamed 'Russdiculous' for his frenetic style of play, has been simply wonderful in the tournament.
Louisville Beats Duke 85-63 To Reach Final FourRuss Smith scored 23 points, Gorgui Dieng had 14 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks and top-seeded Louisville beat Duke 85-63 on Sunday to earn a second straight trip to the Final Four.
Louisville Cardinals Shut Down Colorado State, Into SemifinalsThe Louisville Cardinals put on a defensive clinic, shutting down Colorado State and dominated the Rams 82-56.
Russ Smith Plays Through GriefRuss Smith last spoke with his former high school coach, Jack Curran, less than three weeks ago. They talked about how well Smith had been playing for Louisville this season.