Chane Behanan of the Louisville Cardinals holds up five fingers for injured teammate Kevin Ware after the Cardinals defeat the Wichita State Shockers 72-68 during the 2013 Final Four Semifinal at the Georgia Dome on April 6, 2013 in Atlanta. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
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Cincinnati native Chane Behanan playing in NCAA men's basketball championship game

Chane Behanan expected to start for Louisville

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CINCINNATI-- He calls himself "Cincinnati's Finest." And that's what Chane Behanan hopes to become.
 
The Louisville Cardinals' power forward has the phrase "Cincinnati's Finest" tattooed on his back, and if you look closely during Monday's title game, you'll probably be able to see it.
 
Behanan grew up in Cincinnati, and reportedly started playing basketball with a goal that had no rim.
 
He attended Aiken High School, located at 5641 Belmont Ave. in Cincinnati, for two years. According to his University of Louisville biography , Behanan didn't play the first quarter of his first game at Aiken, but he entered the game and still finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds against Taft High School.
 
During his time at Aiken, he earned third-team All-Southwest District and first-team All-Cincinnati Metro Athletic Conference honors after averaging 20.2 points and 12.0 rebounds per game. He was also named MVP of the 2010 National Basketball Players Association Top 100 Camp.
 
After his sophomore year at Aiken, Behanan and his mother moved to Bowling Green, Ky.
 
Behanan is a sophomore at the University of Louisville, and is expected to start for the Cardinals at Monday night's championship game against the University of Michigan.
 
He's previously said he wants to be one of the most successful people to come out of Cincinnati -- and it looks like he's well on his way.
 
The championship game starts at 9:23 p.m. at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta where the Cardinals will face off against the Wolverines.
 
To read his official bio from the University of Louisville, visit http://www.gocards.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/chane_behanan_771525.html .

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