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Posted on March 31st, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

Editor’s Note: Writing for NCAA.com, Sports Capital Journalism Program graduate student Jordan Morey created a statistical analysis demonstrating the dominance of the Gonzaga University basketball program in this NCAA tournament and in recent seasons. https://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2021-03-31/13-ridiculous-stats-show-undefeated-gonzagas-historical-dominance

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Posted on March 30th, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Devin Voss | @DevinVoss23 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — As the Baylor Bears tossed confetti into the air, cut down the nets, and hoisted their regional trophy following an 81-72 victory over the Arkansas Razorbacks in the South Regional championship game Monday night, a certain year continued to be mentioned. 1950. That’s the …

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Posted on March 30th, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament, Featured, From The Director by Malcolm Moran

Editor’s Note: Days before his 30th anniversary Final Four as the lead play-by-play voice of CBS Sports, Jim Nantz spoke with students at the IUPUI Sports Capital Journalism Program in a session moderated by program director Malcolm Moran. Nantz spoke about his career path, his advice on identifying opportunities in the business, the importance of …

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Posted on March 30th, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Jordan Morey | @JordanAMorey Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — When Kelvin Sampson first arrived on the University of Houston’s campus as the new men’s basketball coach in 2014, he received a large out-of-state package. Inside the box was a ladder and a letter from one of his best friends, University of Oklahoma Athletic …

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Posted on March 29th, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Devin Voss | @DevinVoss23 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — It has been five years since Isaiah White started his collegiate basketball career at Salt Lake Community College. While White helped lead Damien High School to a 25-6 record as a senior, he picked up little to no interest from recruiters, forcing him to …

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Posted on March 29th, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

Editor’s Note: Writing for NCAA.com, Sports Capital Journalism Program graduate student Jordan Morey created a statistical analysis of the UCLA overtime victory over Alabama that advanced the Bruins to the Elite 8 of the NCAA basketball tournament. https://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2021-03-29/32-surprising-numbers-uclas-unlikely-run-elite-eight

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Posted on March 29th, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Devin Voss | @DevinVoss23 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — In a moment with 4:45 left in the first half of the Sweet 16 matchup between No. 1 seed Michigan and No. 4 Florida State, Wolverine big man Franz Wagner found freshman center Hunter Dickinson on a beautifully dialed up pick-and-roll that left Dickinson …

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Posted on March 28th, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Jordan Morey | @JordanAMorey Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — The final basket of the opening half was an homage from Houston’s current men’s basketball team to the program’s all-time greats. With 42 seconds on the clock, the Cougars’ Brison Gresham ran behind Syracuse’s zone on the baseline, rose above the rim and rocked …

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