Most of the members of Louisville's 33-4 Final Four team didn't enjoy priviledged upbringings. In fact, most of them learned their life lessons at the school of hard knocks. Those experiences have likely contributed to this team's defining characteristic - their toughness.
March 30, 2005
Following the Cardinals heart-pounding 93-85 comeback win over West Virginia in overtime, the players climbed the ladders and cut down the nets as Albuquerque Region Champions. InsidetheVille.com's Gail Kamenish was on hand and has sent back these photos.
March 26, 2005
Taquan Dean was the Most Valuable Player for Louisville at the Conference USA Tournament this weekend. Fellow teammate Francisco Garcia was also honored on the All-Tournament team. And though his name was omitted from the All-Tourney list in Memphis, 6-7 <b>Ellis Myles</b> was without question Louisville's unsung hero during Louisville's march to the C-USA title.
March 13, 2005
Is there a hotter team in America than the Louisville Cardinals? Is Larry O'Bannon deserving of first-team All-C-USA honors? Ellis Myles - point guard or chairman of the boards? Will the Cards face a better shooter than Chrlotte's Brendan Plavich the rest of the season? <i>We've got the answers!</b>
March 4, 2005
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.
March 3, 2005