King: Very early Top 25 for 2013-14

ATLANTA -- Shortly after the final horn sounded in Louisville's NCAA title game victory over Michigan on Monday, the question became obvious.

Can the Cardinals do it again next season?

A repeat championship hardly seems far-fetched for Rick Pitino's squad, which could return most of the key pieces from a team that ended the year on a 16-game winning streak.

For Michigan, the road back to the Final Four could be lined with potholes. Wooden Award winner Trey Burke will likely leave school two years early and enter the NBA draft, and no one would be surprised if teammates such as Tim Hardaway Jr. and Glenn Robinson III follow suit.

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