Shelby Harper has to pinch herself every so often just to make sure it’s real.
Harper, the former basketball standout at Allen County-Scottsville High School and current senior guard with the University of Louisville, arrived in New Orleans Thursday night with her team as the Lady Cardinals prepare for the NCAA Women’s Final Four.
“There just aren’t words to describe what we’ve gone through this season,” said Harper in a phone interview Friday. “We’re living a dream.”
Louisville will take on the University of California Berkeley at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, in the first semifinal game. The University of Connecticut will take on Notre Dame in the other semifinal at 8:30 p.m. The championship game is Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
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