Sports Journalism Blog

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, 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 met. Monday’s final marks the first time in 40 years that two first-time finalists will compete for the title.

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