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2013 NCAA Tournament championship game: The agony of defeat

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Michigan players and loyalists alike felt the pain after the Wolverines let a big first-half lead slip away en route to losing the championship game.

The Michigan Wolverines led by as many as 12 points in the opening half of the 2013 NCAA Tournament championship game, but let it slip away en route to an 82-76 loss to the Louisville Cardinals on Monday night at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga.

For more on this game, head over to Card Chronicle and Maize n Brew.

Understandably, there were some sad reactions from Michigan and its loyal followers.

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