Louisville Cardinals 1996-1997 Retro Shorts - SLAM Goods
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Louisville Cardinals 1996-1997 Retro Shorts

$70

Louisville Cardinals 1996-1997 Retro Shorts

$70
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Model - Height: 5-8; Waist: 34; wearing Medium shorts

Denny Crum's 1996-1997 team entered the season unranked in the AP Poll. However, that didn't last long after the Cardinals won their first 10 games including 3 in overtime which saw them rise all the way to #6 in the polls. A late season 3 game losing streak dropped them out of the top 10 but not out of the NCAA Tournament.

After going 23-8 in the regular season, Louisville entered the NCAA Tournament as the #6 seed in the East Region and a first round matchup with #11 UMass. An 8 point win put the Cardinals one win away from an appearance in the Sweet 16 and a one point thriller against #3 New Mexico did just that.

Led by Alvin Sims' 27 points Louisville dominated #10 Texas putting the Cardinals in the Elite 8 and their eyes on another trip to the Final Four. It was not to be as they ran into a buzzsaw from #1 North Carolina. The 97-74 loss ended a magical run for Crum and his Cardinals.

  • Modern Standard-Length Fit 
  • Material: Double Ply 100% Pro Aero Mesh
  • Hemmed Shorts at Both Sides 
  • Elastic Waistband with Drawstring 
  • Sublimated Team Graphics 
  • Officially Licensed 
  • All Designs are trademarks of 19nine, LLC.
  • Product is excluded from discounts
  
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