University of Lousiville basketball http://wfpl.org en Louisville Cardinals Heading to White House http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-heading-white-house <p>The national champion University of Louisville men’s basketball team will visit the White House this week.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Cards will be honored by President Barack Obama Tuesday afternoon in the Rose Garden for winning the 2013 NCAA championship.</span></p><p>Afterward, the team will tour the Capitol building and visit with U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, a U of L alumnus.</p><p>The Cards won this year’s championship in April, defeating Michigan in the title game.</p><p>It was U of L’s third men’s NCAA title, and the first in 27 years.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:04:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 6182 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Heading to White House