03/21/2014 at 02:00 PM EDT
She may be the face of Dior
, but Jennifer Lawrence
is also a true-blue homegirl when it comes to March Madness.
The Academy Award-winner
and American Hustle
star, 23, sent a photo of herself to the University of Louisville, decked out in a sassy red t-shirt bearing the school's cardinal emblem, to wish the basketball powerhouse well at the ongoing NCAA basketball tournament, the Daily Caller
The smiling Lawrence
, with her trademark pixie
, also flashes a big "L" sign rooting the defending men's basketball champs on. Oddsmaker Nate Silver, editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight, predicted that the Cardinals, a No. 4 seed in the Midwest region, would make it to this year's Final Four.
Cardinal fans Tweeted their approval. "Thank you Jennifer Lawrence for motivating #Louisville to win tonight!" wrote Nick Stover
on Twitter. Added Louisville supporter Keith LaRue
: "JLaw all day every day!"