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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 March 27th, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Alex Burr | @alexburr4 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Villanova’s Jeremiah Robinson-Earl capped off his night with a dunk at one end with and a block at the other. Robinson-Earl finished with 22 points, 11 points, six assists, three blocks and a steal as the No. 5-seeded Wildcats defeated the Winthrop Eagles 73-63 …

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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 April 2nd, 2018 in 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four, Student Work by Jonathan Sauber

IUPUI students will cover the NCAA men’s basketball championship game for a seventh consecutive year, longer than any sports journalism program in the nation. Aidan Wilkins and Mike Williams made their picks for the last night of the college basketball season. The Villanova Wildcats will be national champions on Monday night. Fresh off hitting a …

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Posted on April 2nd, 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 Eric Paschall is making the most of his second stop in college basketball. https://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2018-04-02/villanovas-eric-paschall-busy-capitalizing-second-stop-his

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

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins Michigan vs. Loyola Chicago While the Ramblers have had an amazing run, the Wolverines will make sure it ends at the Final Four. The potent scoring trio of Moritz Wagner (14.3), Charles Matthews (13.0), and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman (12.8) will prove too potent for the Loyola defense, as the three Wolverines …

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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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