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Cards will try to cool off hot-shooting Michigan with a trip to the Sweet Sixteen on the line

By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent The last time Louisville and Michigan met, it was for the national championship. This time the stakes aren’t quite as high, but they’re high enough, with each team needing a victory to keep this year’s title hopes alive. UofL (25-8), the No. 2 seed in the Midwest Regional, dispatched No. 15 Jacksonville State (20-15) 78-63 in Bankers Life Fieldhouse...

UofL’s No. 2 seed in NCAA a mild surprise, Cards will meet Jacksonville State in Indianapolis

By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent LOUISVILLE — By almost any measure, Louisville’s basketball team got a very favorable — and somewhat surprising — path in the NCAA Tournament pairings that were announced Sunday night by the Selection Committee. After losing three of their last five games, including a one-and-done defeat against Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament...