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Freshman’s crazy dunk punctuated Louisville’s wild first-half run in title game

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Louisville freshman forward Montrezl Harrell provided the highlight dunk of the first half of the national title game when he smashed a beautiful ally-oop pass from Peyton Siva through the rim in the final 25 seconds.

Harrell's dunk punctuated a Louisville run by giving the Cardinals the lead after they had fallen behind the Wolverines by 12 points earlier in the half. Michigan managed to retake the lead 38-37 at halftime on free throws in the final seconds.

While Harrell's dunk was a thing of beauty, the half was dominated hot shooting of Michigan backup point guard Spike Albrecht and Louisville forward Luke Hancock.

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