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Hancock was "the man" for Louisville

Luke Hancock

ATLANTA – Junior Luke Hancock was the player of the game for the University of Louisville on Saturday night in the national semifinals. Hancock had 20 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals as the Cardinals rallied to beat Wichita State 72-68 in the NCAA Tournament semifinals in the Georgia Dome.

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has often called junior transfer Luke Hancock the best offensive player on the year. Pitino had so much confidence in the former George Mason standout that he named him a team captain before he had played a minute for the Cardinals. On Saturday night, the nation saw just why Pitino was so high on Hancock. Playing on the biggest stage... Recommended Stories

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