Kevin Ware Cuts Down Nets After Louisville Wins 2013 National Championship (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

04/09/2013 02:14 am ET

After watching his Louisville teammates outlast Michigan win the national championship from the bench, Kevin Ware got to cut down the net. But first the net had to be brought down to him.

With the injured Louisville guard on crutches and unable to climb a ladder to get up to the net, the entire basket was lowered for him.

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"It meant the world to me. I honestly didn’t expect it," said Ware, via CBS Sports.

The sophomore suffered a gruesome leg fracture during the regional finals but accompanied his teammates to Atlanta for the Final Four after undergoing surgery in Indianpolis.

Kevin Ware Cutting Down The Nets

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