Posted on March 20th, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Caleb Lynn | @CalebLynn1 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — For the No. 3-seeded Arkansas Razorbacks, the sounds in Bankers Life Fieldhouse began to suggest that the game could be slipping away. A pro-Arkansas crowd had temporarily become very quiet. The Raiders of Colgate, Patriot League champions, had taken a 14-point lead in the …

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

By Owen Kaelble | @OwenKaelble Sports Capital Journalism Program, IUPUI BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Led by a red-hot John Walker III in the second half, the Texas Southern Tigers roared back to defeat the Mount Saint Mary’s Mountaineers 60-52 for their first NCAA tournament win in three years. Texas Southern (17-8) advanced to the first round …

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Posted on March 17th, 2021 by Malcolm Moran

Editor’s Note: Students from the Sports Capital Journalism Program at IUPUI will cover the NCAA tournament for NCAA.com and the program’s website. Four of the seven are working toward a M.A.in Sports Journalism and three are undergraduates. IUPUI students have covered the Final Four each year since 2013 under the guidance of program director Malcolm …

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

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport Sports Capital Journalism Program Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Mike Williams, writing for NCAA.com, writes how Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter saved his best performance of his young career for when his team needed him most – in the national championship game.  Read the full story here

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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 Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Zach Griffith, writing for NCAA.com, describes how Jarrett Culver’s second-half performance helped elevate Texas Tech to overtime in the national championship but wasn’t enough to push the Red Raiders past Virginia. Read the full story here

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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 7th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17 Sports Capital Journalism Program Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Zach Griffith, writing for NCAA.com, breaks down the final seconds of the Virginia and Auburn Final Four game that changed the fortunes of two unforgettable seasons. Read the full story here  

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