(Louisville, KY) They dominated the headlines as the underdog team with the hearts of champions. Eliminating team after team to reach the pinnacle in college basketball with a record of 31 wins and only six loses. Now, the members of the Cardinal team will gather for their five-year reunion and the team wants to celebrate with you, their fans. On Friday, June 29 th , it’s Rise Above with the 2013 Basketball Championship 5 th Year Reunion Celebration at Fourth Street Live, 400 S. 4 th in downtown Louisville. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the celebration will begin at 6:00 pm. The evening will be filled with activities, giveaways and a meet and greet with the team. Fans will get a special treat because you will get to relive the 2013 championship game with the team. As you watch the game, you will get to ask players and staff in attendance what were they thinking and how surreal it was to win that championship game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on April 8, 2013. Here’s the names of the University of Louisville 2013 team: Gorgui Dieng, Peyton Siva, Russ Smith, Luke Hancock, Kevin Ware, Montrezl Harrell, Mangok Mathiang, Logan Bauman, Tim Henderson, Wayne Blackshear, Chane Behanan, Zach Price, Michael Baffour, Mike Marra and Stephan Van Treese. All of the players will be in attendance at the celebration except for Dieng who had prior obligations in his hometown of Senegal. Tickets start at $20 for general admission. Children 12 years old and under get in free with a paid adult admission. You can purchase them at ticketfly.com. You can also purchase them at the gate as you enter Fourth Street Live. You still have an opportunity to be a sponsor and show your support by contacting Roger McClendon at riseabovereunion@gmail.com. To setup an in-studio or phone interview and/or to confirm your attendance at the celebration contact Sherlene Shanklin,  interviewrequest@vippcommunications.com or 502-295-0435.

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