Vintage 1986 Louisville Cardinals National Champs TeeRegular price $34.00 Save 0%
After sweeping the 1986 Metro Conference regular season and tournament championships, Coach Denny Crum and the Louisville men’s basketball team continued their winning ways in the NCAA tournament. The Cardinals breezed through Drexel, Bradley, North Carolina, Auburn, and LSU to set up a championship game showdown with Duke at Reunion Arena in Dallas. Behind 25 points and 11 rebounds from freshman center "Never Nervous" Pervis Ellison, Louisville defeated the Blue Devils 72-69, won their seventeenth straight game, and brought home their second national title in seven seasons.
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