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Posted April 1, 2013 by DJ Enuff in Sports
 
 

Women’s NCAA Major Upset: Louisville Takes Out Brittney Griner! [Photo]

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Britney Griner and Odyseey Sims

Butler Brittney Griner and Odyssey Sims kneel down after the stunning loss to Louisville on Sunday night.

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efending NCAA Champion Butler Lady Bears’ and their 6-foot-8 superstar Brittney Griner were stunned, upset 82-81 by the No. 5 seed Louisville Cardinals last night! The Cardinals will now advance to the round of the Elite 8!The Cardinals locked up Griner with double even triple teams, and held off Baylor’s late surge overcoming a 19-point deficit with 12 minutes remaining! Louisville guard Monique Reid hit two clutch free-throws with 2.6 seconds left to make history! Last season, Baylor broke history becoming the first team ever to go 40-0 and win the National Championship! This season they were 34-1 with one previous loss coming at the hands of No. 1 ranked Stanford Cardinal! It will officially end senior Griner’s NCAA career, as she now looks forward to the WNBA and the definite No. 1 overall pick in this years draft! Check out NBA OKC KD taking a picture with Louisville after the amazing win below!

KD with Louisville after big win