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Kevin Ware Responds To News That Louisville Vacated Its National Title

A close-up of Louisville's 2013 NCAA Champion banner.

LOUISVILLE, KY - NOVEMBER 09: The 2013 NCAA National Championship banner is unvieled before the Louisville Cardinals game against the College of Charleston Cougars at KFC YUM! Center on November 9, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Kevin Ware isn't fazed by the NCAA's ruling on Louisville's appeal.

As a result of the NCAA upholding the Cardinals' punishment, Louisville must vacate four seasons worth of wins and pay a fine. Included in those four seasons are a Final Four appearance in 2012 and a national championship in 2013.

According to the NCAA, neither of those things happened. Kevin Ware doesn't seem to care.

The former Louisville guard, who suffered a gruesome injury during the team's run to the title in 2013, responded to the news on Twitter.

"Still got this fat ass ring which means my guys definitely won a chip, if I’m not mistaken of course," Ware wrote.

Can't blame Ware for feeling this way. He played on the team that everyone saw win it all. Vacating the wins can't take that away.

The punishment of vacating the title is a huge embarrassment to Louisville fans, however. Additionally, the NCAA could penalize the program further for its alleged involvement in a pay-to-play scandal that the FBI was investigating.

One more thing: if you are squeamish, please do not search Ware's name on Twitter or Google today. Graphic photos of his injury are making a comeback because that Louisville team is in the news.

You don't want to see it again. Trust us.