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Retro Diary - Michigan State vs. Louisville in the Elite Eight (3/29/09)

When Joe suggested that we spend some time in the summer revisiting our favorite games in Spartan history with retro diaries, I knew exactly where mine was headed first.While the 2009 Final Four win over UConn is many people’s highlight from that season, I’ve always been idiosyncratically partial to the Elite 8 demoralizing of Louisville.Some of it is surely circumstantial.While many of our most vibrant sports memories anchor themselves in from sharing them with friends, family, and fans, the Louisville game is the opposite for me.I watched it alone sitting in a Buffalo Wings and Rings outside Columbus, Ohio on a return trip to Ohio U.