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The NCAA champion Louisville men's basketball team is headed to Washington, D.C., to meet President Barack Obama. 

White House officials announced Tuesday that the Cardinals will be honored by the president Tuesday in the Rose Garden at 2:05 p.m. They follow Louisville's 1980 and 1986 NCAA title teams, who previously visited the presidential residence while presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan were in office respectively.

Cardinals coach Rick Pitino hinted last week that a White House invitation could come soon. In a release, he called the pending visit "a great honor" for the team and "something they will always cherish and someday tell their children."

The Cardinals' trip includes a tour of the U.S. Capitol and a visit with Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, a Louisville graduate who frequently attends their home games.

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