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Tue April 9, 2013
The Two-Way

3 Things To Know About Louisville's Basketball Championship

Originally published on Tue April 9, 2013 7:00 am

The Louisville Cardinals celebrated after beating Michigan 82-76 in the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
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  • On 'Morning Edition': David Greene and Mike Pesca talk about Louisville's win


Mon April 8, 2013
The Two-Way

Louisville Basketball Has A Rare Chance At A Double

In New Orleans on Sunday, the women from Louisville (in red) defeated California to reach the championship game against Connecticut on Tuesday.
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Around midnight ET Monday, we should know whether something that's only happened once might happen again.

If the University of Louisville's men win the Division I basketball championship — they play Michigan in a game set to start at 9:23 p.m. ET on CBS TV — then there's a chance that this year both the men's and women's trophies will go to the same school.

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Mon April 8, 2013
The Two-Way

'Independent Adviser' To Review Rutgers' Actions

Originally published on Mon April 8, 2013 9:36 am

Mike Rice, who was then Rutgers' men's basketball coach, during a game last season.
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Sun April 7, 2013

A PR Person's How-To Guide For Spinning College Sports

Originally published on Sun April 7, 2013 3:42 pm

The leg injury to Louisville guard Kevin Ware has been a rallying point for fans nationwide. But the University of Louisville is hoping to avoid looking like they're taking advantage.
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The Final Four games at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament on Saturday were just the latest in a week that's been eventful — and unpredictable.

Bettina Cornwell, a marketing expert at the University of Oregon, says universities and colleges like to be ready with their public relations strategies. But sometimes you just can't plan for sports.

How To Be Cinderella

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Sun April 7, 2013
The Two-Way

There Can Be Only One! Louisville To Face Michigan For NCAA Title

Originally published on Mon April 8, 2013 10:28 am

Luke Hancock, No. 11 of the Louisville Cardinals, drives for a shot attempt in the second half of the Final Four semifinal game against Wichita State Saturday.
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And then there were two.

Following Saturday's Final Four match-ups in Atlanta, the stage is set for Monday's NCAA men's basketball championship where overall No. 1-seeded Louisville will face off against Michigan to take home the coveted NCAA title.

This will be the first game between the two teams, who play in different conferences, since 1978.

Michigan vs. Syracuse

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