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Posted on April 4th, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four by Mark Alewine

By Mark Alewine Sports Capital Journalism Program GLENDALE, Ariz. — Nigel Williams-Goss crouched in the south end of the court, staring at the floor. He was alone, his freshly-sprained ankle throbbing in pain, while North Carolina celebrated on the opposite side of the floor. Just 7.2 seconds remained in Gonzaga’s magical season, and in a …

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Posted on April 2nd, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four by Mark Alewine

By Colton Bennett Sports Capital Journalism Program GLENDALE, Ariz. – This North Carolina team insists it is not looking for revenge. The Tar Heels aren’t seeking to exorcise last year’s demons. They want to win the national title, plain and simple. Last year, North Carolina’s dreams of a title were ended by the simple flick …

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Posted on April 2nd, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four by Mark Alewine

By Colton Bennett Sports Capital Journalism Program GLENDALE, Ariz. — Kennedy Meeks saved the season for North Carolina. Right after nearly losing it. In the final breathless seconds of a game that could end his team’s season, after four straight missed free throws – two by Meeks — with the Tar Heel lead down to …

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