No.1-Seeded Louisville (34-5) and No. 4-Seeded Michigan (31-7) Face Off in Championship Game

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NCAA Tournament Championship Game



1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  #4 Michigan 38 38 76 +4.0
  #1 Louisville 37 45 82 -4.0
Mon, Apr 08 2013, 10:23 PM EDT

Georgia Dome
Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance: 74,326
TV: CBS

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No. 1-seeded Louisville squares off against No. 4-seeded Michigan in the championship game of the NCAA Tournament at Georgia Dome on Monday. Tipoff is at 9:23 p.m. ET and you can see it on CBS.

The Cardinals got past Wichita State 72-68 on Apr. 6 with the help of 21 points from Russ Smith. He leads the team in scoring average, scoring 18.9 points per contest. For the Wolverines, Mitch McGary finished with 10 points and 12 rebounds in the 61-56 win over Syracuse on Apr. 6. He leads the team in rebounds with 6.3 per game and blocks with 0.7 per game.

StatSmack! Louisville is better than Michigan
  • The Big East has had two more Final Four teams than the Big Ten over the past 5 years.
  • Louisville has a better conference record than Michigan this season (14-4 vs. 12-6).
  • The Big East has had 19 more NCAA Tournament teams than the Big Ten over the past 10 years.
  • Russ Smith is ranked 10th nationally in points and 12th nationally in steals.
MICH Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A+ Trey Burke 35 19 3 7 2 0 2
A- G. Robinson III 33 11 5 1 1 0 1
A- Tim Hardaway Jr 34 15 5 2 1 1 2
B+ Nik Stauskas 31 12 3 1 1 0 1
B Mitch McGary 17 6 5 0 1 1 1
C+ Jordan Morgan 18 5 5 0 1 0 1
C Caris LeVert 12 3 1 1 0 0 0
C Jon Horford 9 2 2 0 0 1 1
C Spike Albrecht 7 1 1 1 0 0 0
C- Max Bielfeldt 6 1 2 0 0 0 0
D+ Blake McLimans 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Eso Akunne 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Matt Vogrich 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Corey Person 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Lville Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A Russ Smith 30 18 4 3 2 0 3
A Gorgui Dieng 32 10 10 2 1 3 2
B Peyton Siva 31 10 2 6 2 0 3
B Chane Behanan 27 10 7 1 2 0 2
B- Luke Hancock 22 7 3 1 1 0 1
C+ W. Blackshear 21 8 3 1 1 0 1
C+ M. Harrell 17 5 4 0 1 1 1
C Kevin Ware 17 4 2 1 1 0 1
C S. Van Treese 11 2 3 0 0 0 0
D+ Tim Henderson 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
D+ Zach Price 8 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Michael Baffour 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
D Logan Baumann 3 1 1 0 0 0 0

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