The national championship Louisville Cardinals basketball team has taken over D.C. — Pitino and the players have been touring the White House and even brought President Obama a custom jersey. As if all of this isn’t hard enough for Kentucky fans, the commander-in-chief took an extra shot at the Wildcats.
While congratulating Louisville on its third national championship, Obama refused to mention the school’s biggest rival by name. Via Mark Blankenbaker:
Obama: “We won’t name the other one…..right now” in regards to the other school Pitino won title with
— Mark Blankenbaker (@UofLSheriff50) July 23, 2013
Ouch. That won’t go over well with the Big Blue Nation.
Here’s a picture of the team with Obama:
— Mark Jurich (@mark_jurich) July 23, 2013
It looks like the Cardinals are enjoying their trip — but who wouldn’t be after meeting the President of the United States and getting these bedazzled championship rings?