Obama Congratulates Louisville At White House

By Blake Bass
Content Coordinator

On Tuesday afternoon, the Louisville men’s basketball team concluded its championship victory tour of sorts with the customary trip to the White House.

Members and coaches of the 2013 national championship team met with the President of the United States. With a horde of press, friends and family waiting in the East Wing, Louisville marched out and took a group photo. Pitino then came out, flanked by Barack Obama.

Obama congratulated Kentucky senator/University of Louisville alumnus Mitch McConnell, who was in the building. As presidents tend to be at these congratulatory conferences for American championship teams, Obama was in a gregarious mood. Even jocular. He took a couple of good-natured shots at Pitino.

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