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 6th, 2016 in 2016 NCAA Women's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by fgogola

Rebecca Harris | @MsRebeccaHarris Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — With eight minutes to go in the first quarter of Tuesday’s national championship game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, UConn’s Gabby Williams passed to Moriah Jefferson. Jefferson took a brief look at her coach. Huskies coach Geno Auriemma rolled his hands to signal that they needed …

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

By Jay Smith | @_SmithJ_ Sports Capital Journalism Program HOUSTON — Roy Williams hasn’t been the most laid back coach in the country.  And the past two years have been anything but laid back for the North Carolina Tar Heels and Ol’ Roy.  Williams is coming off of two offseason knee surgeries.  He’s had a shoulder …

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