2013 Louisville Cardinals NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship Ring
The 2012–13 Louisville Cardinals men's basketball team represented the University of Louisville during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season, Louisville's 99th season of intercollegiate competition. The Cardinals competed in the Big East Conference and were coached by Rick Pitino. This was his twelfth season as head coach of Louisville. The team played its home games on Denny Crum Court at the KFC Yum! Center.
The Cardinals won the 2013 NCAA National Championship (their 3rd) and their 10th NCAA Regional Championship (Final Four). They were Big East regular season champions (2nd) and repeated as Big East Tournament Champions (3rd) in the league's final year under its original structure. They finished the season with a 35-5 record, recording the most victories in school history.