BCS Bowl Bound

Celebrate Cards Fans! The University of Louisville is BCS Bowl Bound! The Cardinals, 48-17 winners over UConn on Saturday, will represent the Big East Conference in the Bowl Championship Series.

After claiming a 48-17 victory over visiting Connecticut on Saturday afternoon at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, the sixth-ranked University of Louisville Cardinals were forced to wait and hope that West Virginia defeated Rutgers to learn if they would be the first team in school history to play in BCS bowl.

It took three overtimes, but the Mountaineers did their part and defeated the visiting Scarlet Knights 41-39. Louisville now holds sole-possession of the Big East Conference title and will represent the league in the Bowl Championship Series.

While the Cardinals are likely headed to the Orange Bowl in Miami to face Atlantic Coast Conference champion Wake Forest, the BCS bowl selections won't officially be announced until Sunday at 8:00 p.m.

Louisville defeated nine bowl-eligble teams this season.

BCS Bowl Selection Party

All are invited to join InsideTheVille.com and Rick & Jeff Tours at the Bluegrass Brewing Company in St. Matthews on Sunday evening at 8pm for our Bowl Selection Show Party.

Join us as we celebrate U of L's Big East Conference title and BCS Bowl selection.

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Travel Plans

Rick & Jeff Tours have created great packages for Cardinal fans interested in following their team to the BCS bowl.

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The University of Louisville has determined general procedures for its ticketing process when the Cardinals discover its bowl selection on Sunday.

U of L season ticket holders were provided the opportunity to pre-order tickets to each of the possible bowl sites for the Cardinals. Those orders and subsequent changes were finalized on Friday. Those orders will be fulfilled with the tickets and additional site specific information sent via UPS overnight shipping to those pre-orders in mid-December.

Once the Cardinals' bowl site is determined and if tickets are available, the most efficient way to purchase available tickets will be through a form which will be on the U of L web site following the announcement at www.UofLsports.com. It is important for Cardinal fans to purchase tickets through the U of L ticket office so the support of U of L fans is properly reflected to bowl representatives, to help U of L meet its post-season financial commitments, and to gain the best possible seats within the Cards' fan section.

If tickets are available, ticket orders will also be accepted by telephone with a VISA or MasterCard by calling the U of L ticket office at (502) 852-5151 or 852-5863. Tickets may also be purchased in person at U of L's campus ticket offices located near Gate 2 of Papa John's Cardinal Stadium or on the third floor of the Student Activities Center

The U of L ticket office will offer expanded phone service for Cardinal fans from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday (Dec. 4-6). Normal operating hours for the U of L ticket office beyond that point are weekdays from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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