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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 — As the sun set through the windows on the west end of historic Hinkle Fieldhouse, Baylor men’s basketball coach Scott Drew jogged back onto the hardwood, smiling and waving to the Bears faithful still in attendance. While the top-seeded Bears had been heavily favored …

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Posted on April 3rd, 2018 in 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four, Student Work by Jonathan Sauber

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins Sports Capital Journalism Program SAN ANTONIO — Villanova head coach Jay Wright had just cut down the net. He smiled as he gazed toward the crowd. He pumped his right fist just once, as if signaling that the job was done. His Villanova Wildcats had just captured their second national …

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Posted on April 3rd, 2018 in 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four, Student Work by Jonathan Sauber

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport Sports Capital Journalism Program SAN ANTONIO — Covered in confetti and a piece of the nylon net tied to his backwards championship hat, Donte DiVincenzo, the unlikely Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four, was still standing on the court where he had just led his Villanova Wildcats to a …

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Posted on March 31st, 2018 in 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four, Student Work by Jonathan Sauber

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Aidan Wilkins, writing for NCAA.com, explains how Villanova Head Coach Jay Wright and Kansas Head Coach Bill Self have made an impact off the court as well as on it. https://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2018-03-30/final-four-villanovas-jay-wright-and-kansas-bill-self-meet

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Posted on March 30th, 2018 in 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four, Student Work by Jonathan Sauber

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins Sports Capital Journalism Program Villanova star point guard Jalen Brunson continues to add to the accomplishments of his junior season, winning the 2018 United States Basketball Writers Association Oscar Robertson Player of the Year, which is awarded to the nation’s best Division I men’s basketball player. Brunson has led the Wildcats …

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Posted on April 5th, 2016 by ztwagner

By Jay Smith |@_SmithJ_ Sports Capital Journalism Program HOUSTON – Thirteen and one-half seconds. Two miracle shots. One national champion. Those 13.5 seconds will forever live in college basketball folklore. As the buzzer sounded, Kris Jenkins’ 3-point shot sent the Villanova Wildcats into a frenzy, their 77-74 victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels one …

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Posted on April 5th, 2016 in 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, From The Director by ztwagner

Sports Capital Journalism Program By Malcolm Moran |@malcolm_moran “Excuse me.” The voice behind me spoke softly. I was standing on the basketball floor at NRG Stadium, a few feet from the steps that led up to the newly-constructed victory stand for the Villanova Wildcats. From the moment Kris Jenkins launched the shot that won a …

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Posted on April 4th, 2016 in 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by ztwagner

Sports Capital Journalism Program By Jay Smith |@_SmithJ_ An NCAA champion will be crowned on Monday as Villanova is set to square off against North Carolina.  The Tar Heels will be playing for the sixth national championship in their program’s storied history, while Villanova looks to earn its second title, and first since the historic …

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