Louisville's Luke Hancock Prepares to Carry U.S. Flag

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Louisville's Luke Hancock Prepares to Carry U.S. Flag
Andy Lyons/Getty Images

For Luke Hancock's mother, Van Hancock, the 4th of July will hold extra special meaning amid considerable grief. That's because she found out Wednesday that her son, the Louisville forward who earned Most Outstanding Player honors at the Final Four, will be the official U.S. flag bearer during Saturday's opening ceremonies at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia. Hancock was chosen from more than 280 athletes in 18 sports to get that privilege.

Load More Stories

Follow Louisville Cardinals Basketball from B/R on Facebook

Follow Louisville Cardinals Basketball from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Louisville Cardinals Basketball

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.