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

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17 Sports Capital Journalism Program MINNEAPOLIS – When the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2019 was announced here this weekend, former Milwaukee Bucks teammates Sidney Moncrief and Jack Sikma said they will be honored to enter the Hall with one another in September. “Oh, it’s special,” said Moncrief, …

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

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport Sports Capital Journalism Program MINNEAPOLIS — The 2019 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class announced this weekend at the NCAA Final Four highlights trailblazers in the history of basketball. This year’s class features Vlade Divac, who went from humble beginnings in Yugoslavia to become one of the biggest European …

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Posted on April 7th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

(Editor’s Note: Five years ago, when the Final Four was played in Arlington, Texas, IUPUI M.A. student Cory Collins profiled photographer Rich Clarkson, whose images have defined the history of the NCAA tournament. Clarkson, who received the Curt Gowdy Print Media Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, has retired. But his work …

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Posted on April 7th, 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, breaks down the final seconds of the Virginia and Auburn Final Four game that changed the fortunes of two unforgettable seasons. Read the full story here  

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Posted on April 6th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17 Sports Capital Journalism Program MINNEAPOLIS – Although they’ve never been to the Final Four as head coaches, Auburn’s Bruce Pearl and Virginia’s Tony Bennett, whose teams will meet in a semifinal Saturday evening, have no shortage of championship-caliber experience. Pearl, who has led the Tigers to their first Final Four …

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Posted on April 6th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17 Sports Capital Journalism Program MINNEAPOLIS – Duke freshman Zion Williamson was named Player of the Year by both the United States Basketball Writers Association and the Associated Press on Friday. Williamson, who is projected to be the number one pick in this year’s NBA Draft, first accepted the USBWA’s Oscar …

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Posted on April 5th, 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 the Indy Star, describes how playing in the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference in Indiana helped Kyle Guy and Aaron Henry reach the Final Four. Read the full story here

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