Year of the Cardinals
“Best In College Sports” –CBS Sports, 2013
Louisville is the only university ever to win a BCS Bowl game, place both its men's and women's basketball teams in the NCAA Final Four and reach the Men's College World Series in the same season. In addition to the Cardinals' NCAA men's basketball national championship in 2013, UofL's women's team was the national runner-up. The Cardinals' football team beat then No. 3/4 Florida 33-23 in the 2013 Allstate Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2. Louisville's baseball team won a record 51 games while reaching a visit to Omaha.