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The Louisville Cards return to the court tomorrow in the Sweet Sixteen round of the men’s NCAA Division One basketball tournament.

Coach Rick Pitino’s fourth-seeded team faces number one seed Michigan State in a West Region semifinal in Phoenix. Both teams like to play a fast-paced game.

“We’ve been having an awesome time, just a lot of fun, and that’s what really college basketball is all about this time year is making sure your have a lot of fun for your guys so they have a lifetime experience. So we’re going to run with them,” Pitino said today.

Tipoff is 7:47pm tomorrow. Marquette and Florida face off in the other West Region game.

The top-seeded Kentucky Wildcats return to action Friday in the South Region in Atlanta. UK takes on Indiana at 9:45pm.

Rick Howlett is host of WFPL's weekly talk show, "In Conversation."