|AP PHOTOS: Scenes From the NCAA Title Game|
|The Associated Press||Apr 9, 2013, 2:44 AM|
The Cardinals proved it earned its No. 1 March Madness ranking, rallying from 12 points down — with a huge 22-point game off the bench from Luke Hancock — to beat Michigan 82-76 for the NCAA title. Coach Rick Pitino, newly elected to the Hall of Fame, made history by becoming the first coach to win national titles at two schools.
Images from the game and post-game celebrations: