President Obama Refuses To Mention Kentucky By Name In Front Of Louisville Team

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:

Ouch. That won’t go over well with the Big Blue Nation.

Here’s a picture of the team with Obama: 

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

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