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Posted on March 19th, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By David Hayden | @SluggySports Sports Capital Journalism Program WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – On the campus where John Wooden, the architect of the UCLA basketball dynasty, began a Hall-of-Fame career, the Bruins produced a comeback overtime thriller in the First Four at Mackey Arena on Thursday night. Jaime Jaquez Jr. scored 27 points, a career …

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Posted on April 9th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17 Sports Capital Journalism Program MINNEAPOLIS – They were less than 20 seconds away from having done it. Chris Beard was about to follow in the footsteps of his mentor, Bob Knight, to become a championship coach. The Texas Tech Red Raiders were poised to assume kingship over the entire college …

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

By Mike Williams, Zach Griffith | @MikeWritesSport @ZachGriffith17 Sports Capital Journalism Program By Mike Williams Tonight’s game has the potential to be one of the biggest stories in tournament history. Virginia, one year removed from being the first No. 1 seed to be upset by a No. 16 seed, is one win away from its first …

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

By Mike Williams, Zach Griffith | @MikeWritesSport @ZachGriffith17 Sports Capital Journalism Program Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program students Mike Williams and Zach Griffith, writing for NCAA.com, prepared for Monday night’s National Championship game between Virginia and Texas Tech by watching the 1979 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship when Larry Bird and Earvin “Magic” Johnson …

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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 March 3rd, 2019 in 2019 NFL Scouting Combine, Student Work by rgeneral

By Kris Norton | @CKrisNorton Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — If a National Football League team’s primary concern is having a premier quarterback, its secondary need is chasing down the opponent’s signal caller. With average NFL scoring at an all-time high, defensive talent is needed now more than ever. Of the 32 players that …

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Posted on May 22nd, 2018 in Weekly Roundup by Jonathan Sauber

Matt Fortuna (@Matt_Fortuna) of The Athletic takes a deep dive into Penn State starting quarterback Trace McSorley and how he reached this point in his career. Tony Barnhart (@MrCFB) of TMG College Sports remembers former SEC Commissioner Mike Slive and his impact in the SEC and away from it. Marcus Thompson (@ThompsonScribe) of The Athletic …

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