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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 23rd, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Nicole Reitz | @nicolereitz02 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Within the necessary COVID-19 restrictions, Lucas Oil Stadium was filled with the noise of Purdue fans on Friday night. The Boilermakers were the only team to represent the state hosting the entire NCAA Tournament this year. But that didn’t slow North Texas down for …

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Posted on March 22nd, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Devin Voss | @DevinVoss23 Sports Capital Journalism Program WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Wisconsin Badgers defeated the North Carolina Tarheels 85-62 Friday night at Mackey Arena, giving the Badgers their 39th NCAA tournament win in 25 appearances. This also marks Wisconsin’s 11th win in its last 13 opening games and gives the Badgers a …

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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 1st, 2020 in 2016 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

(Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program graduate Alaa Abdeldaiem described Kelsey Mitchell’s record 43-point game in the 2016 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. The total now ranks third in tournament history. Coverage of the 2020 tournament begins Wednesday.) By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @aabdelda Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — It was only a matter of …

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Posted on March 11th, 2019 in Student Work by rgeneral

By DeSherion McBroom | @dvo_maximus Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Megan Gustafson’s 45 points, the most in a championship game of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, led the Iowa Hawkeyes to a 90-76 victory over Maryland. Iowa (26-6) won its third Big Ten tournament title, the first since 2001, and prevented the top-seeded …

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Posted on March 10th, 2019 in Student Work by rgeneral

By DeSherion McBroom | @dvo_maximus Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Iowa advanced to the championship game of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament for the first time since 2014 with a 72-67 victory over Rutgers. The Hawkeyes (25-6) were led by Big Ten Player of the Year Megan Gustafson, who finished with 20 points, …

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Posted on March 10th, 2019 in Student Work by rgeneral

By Caleb Lynn | @CalebLynn1 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Kaila Charles’ free throws with 10.3 seconds to play sent the Maryland Terrapins into the championship game of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament for the fifth consecutive year with a 73-72 victory over the Michigan Wolverines.

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Posted on March 9th, 2019 in Student Work by rgeneral

By DeSherion McBroom | @dvo_maximus Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – In a game of runs, Rutgers won the race defeating Purdue 64-49 as they have now advanced to every semifinal since joining the Big Ten, making it their 5th consecutive trip to the semifinals. Rutgers (22-8), will face No. 2 seed Iowa on Saturday in …

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