Posted on April 4th, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four by Mark Alewine

By Mark Alewine Sports Capital Journalism Program GLENDALE, Ariz. — Nigel Williams-Goss crouched in the south end of the court, staring at the floor. He was alone, his freshly-sprained ankle throbbing in pain, while North Carolina celebrated on the opposite side of the floor. Just 7.2 seconds remained in Gonzaga’s magical season, and in a …

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Posted on March 31st, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four by Mark Alewine

Editor’s Note: When Gonzaga University reached the 2017 Final Four, Sports Capital Journalism Program graduate student Mark Alewine explored the process that elevated the program to a national championship contender. He discovered the dramatic rise could be traced to a commitment made years earlier by a university president with a bold vision. By Mark Alewine …

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Posted on March 24th, 2016 in 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional, Student Work by fgogola

By David Mackey III | @davidmackey_iii Sports Capital Journalism Program CHICAGO — The 11th-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs square off against the 10th-seeded Syracuse Orange Friday night at the United Center in Chicago in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. In order for Gonzaga to make its third Elite Eight, the Bulldogs must continue …

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