35 Countdown: 2012

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March 9, 2014

Seventh-seeded Louisville was the surprise winner knocking off, in order, No. 2 Marquette, third seed Notre Dame and No. 4 Cincinnati.

Cardinals point guard Peyton Siva was the Dave Gavitt Trophy winner posting 13 points, nine assists and eight rebounds in the 50-44 championship game win over Cincinnati.

It was the second consecutive final for Louisville.

Cincinnati toppled top-seeded Syracuse 71-68 in the semifinals to reach its first BIG EAST final.

The Bearcats' Yancy Gates and Cashmere Wright led the All-Tournament Team that also included Gorgui Deng and Kyle Kuric of Louisville and Dion Waiters of Syracuse.