Following the Cardinals 94-82 win over visiting Charlotte, seniors Otis George, Larry O'Bannon and Ellis Myles, as well as junior Francisco Garcia, addressed the 20,068 on hand at Freedom Hall. ITV returned with video for those that were unable to see it or would like to experience the moment again.
Having just completed their final game as a University of Louisville
Cardinal in the friendly confines of Freedom Hall, departing players Francisco Garcia
, Otis George
, Ellis Myles
and Larry O'Bannon
took a minute to thank those that have played a role in their U of L careers.
(apologies in advance for the sometimes erratic movements of the video)
Garcia, who is departing U of L as a junior to begin his NBA career, quickly drew the laughter from the fans on hand.
Click here to watch Francisco Garcia
George, who said that the Cardinal fans are like family to him, used the time with the mic to claim that Louisville is the best team in the land.
Click here to watch Otis George
Each player was greeted by a standing ovation from the soldout crowd and O'Bannon, who had scored a career high 33 points, was welcomed to the mic to the chants of "Larry, Larry!"
Click here to watch Larry O'Bannon
Fifth year senior Ellis Myles was quick to thank the U of L coaching staff for believing in him while he recovered from his knee injury last year.
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