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Posted on March 12th, 2020 in 2020 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Will Hogsett | @WHHogsett Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – On the last night of the college basketball season, Indiana University coach Archie Miller remembered how he delivered the information that shook the world of his players. “It was like telling them a family member was sick, or something happened to somebody,” Miller said. …

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Posted on March 12th, 2020 in 2020 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

Editor’s Note: A year ago, Sports Capital Journalism Program student Dylan Hughes was assigned to cover the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament. On the second scheduled day of the tournament, he covered the unprecedented cancellation of the conference tournament, followed by the cancellation of the NCAA tournament. As Indianapolis prepares to host the 2021 NCAA …

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Editor’s Note: In an unprecedented decision, the NCAA announced Thursday afternoon that its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments have been cancelled as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The men’s tournament had taken place each year since 1939, while the women’s tournament had been held since 1982. Sports Capital Journalism students Will Hogsett and …

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Posted on March 12th, 2020 in 2020 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

Editor’s Note: The Big Ten Conference issued the following statement late Thursday morning, minutes before the scheduled game between Rutgers and Michigan at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Sports Capital Journalism Program students Dylan Hughes and Will Hogsett will file reports this afternoon. The Big Ten Conference announced today that it will be canceling the remainder of …

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Posted on March 12th, 2020 in 2020 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Dylan Hughes | @ByDylanHughes INDIANAPOLIS – Early in the evening, the opening matchup of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Northwestern Wildcats started as a normal game. By the time Minnesota advanced to the second round with a victory over the Wildcats, the fans at Bankers Life Fieldhouse …

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