NEW YORK – The Louisville players came bounding off the bench and began jumping up and down and chest-bumping one another all over the Madison Square Garden floor.
With their 76-66 victory over an inspired but worn-out Syracuse team in the Big East Championship game, the top-seeded Cardinals scored the program’s first Big East title.
And they finally gave Rick Pitino the one college title that has eluded him.
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