Rousing Homecoming For U of L Women's Team

The University of Louisville women’s basketball team is back home after capturing a spot in the NCAA Final Four next weekend in St. Louis.

The Cardinals defeated Maryland Monday night in Raleigh, North Carolina to advance to the national semifinals for the first time in the program’s history.

They’ll play either Oklahoma or Purdue Sunday in St. Louis.

They were greeted by students, family and fans Tuesday on campus, where senior Angel McCoughtry said the team has its eye on a national title.

“We’ve got the best fans in the world, I couldn’t ask for a better senior season for these girls…the Final Four, and it ain’t over, we’re not settled with this,” she said.

A public sendoff celebration for the Cards will be held Wednesday at 5:30pm at Fourth Street Live.

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