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Posted on April 9th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport Sports Capital Journalism Program MINNEAPOLIS — After the confetti cannons and net cutting and the traditional playing of “One Shining Moment” within U.S. Bank Stadium late Monday night, Virginia’s Kyle Guy and Ty Jerome sat behind microphones to answer questions about their program’s first national championship. One year earlier, the …

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Posted on April 9th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17 Sports Capital Journalism Program MINNEAPOLIS – They were less than 20 seconds away from having done it. Chris Beard was about to follow in the footsteps of his mentor, Bob Knight, to become a championship coach. The Texas Tech Red Raiders were poised to assume kingship over the entire college …

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Posted on April 9th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

I’m sitting in the media workroom several hours before Virginia and Texas Tech tip off for a men’s national championship. I need to be putting notes together to prepare for the game, but the only thing that I can think is, “This is insane! I’m here again!” I covered the NCAA Final Four for the …

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Posted on April 9th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport Sports Capital Journalism Program Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Mike Williams, writing for NCAA.com, writes how Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter saved his best performance of his young career for when his team needed him most – in the national championship game.  Read the full story here

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Posted on April 9th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17 Sports Capital Journalism Program Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Zach Griffith, writing for NCAA.com, describes how Jarrett Culver’s second-half performance helped elevate Texas Tech to overtime in the national championship but wasn’t enough to push the Red Raiders past Virginia. Read the full story here

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Posted on April 8th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

By Mike Williams, Zach Griffith | @MikeWritesSport @ZachGriffith17 Sports Capital Journalism Program By Mike Williams Tonight’s game has the potential to be one of the biggest stories in tournament history. Virginia, one year removed from being the first No. 1 seed to be upset by a No. 16 seed, is one win away from its first …

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Posted on April 8th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

By Mike Williams, Zach Griffith | @MikeWritesSport @ZachGriffith17 Sports Capital Journalism Program Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program students Mike Williams and Zach Griffith, writing for NCAA.com, prepared for Monday night’s National Championship game between Virginia and Texas Tech by watching the 1979 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship when Larry Bird and Earvin “Magic” Johnson …

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