Posted on March 23rd, 2024 in 2024 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Justin Haberstroh | @JustinHaberstr1 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Purdue coach Matt Painter knows how impressive it is to take a team to the NCAA tournament after coaching it for one season. The second-round matchup for the top-seeded Boilermakers, eighth-seeded Utah State, is not one Purdue is taking lightly. Utah State’s head coach …

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Posted on April 4th, 2023 in 2023 NCAA Men's Final Four by Malcolm Moran

By Daniel Marco | @DanielMarco1995 “WE SLEEP IN MAY!” The message was written across the white board in the Connecticut locker room at NRG Stadium late Monday night. The Huskies will rest – eventually. The Connecticut Huskies continued their rampage through the NCAA tournament, defeating the San Diego State Aztecs, 76-59, Monday night at NRG …

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Posted on April 3rd, 2023 in 2023 NCAA Men's Final Four by Malcolm Moran

By Christopher Wright Sports Capital Journalism Program HOUSTON-– “The ball was in my hand perfectly,” San Diego State’s Lamont Butler remembered after being asked once more about his game-winning shot to beat Florida Atlantic Saturday evening, a buzzer-beater that earned the Aztecs a spot in the championship game against Connecticut Monday night. Butler retold his …

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