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USA Basketball notebook: Kyrie Irving and Coach K reunite, Tom Thibodeau returns to Chicago, and more

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

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CHICAGO — On July 20, a live shot of USA Basketball practice on NBA TV captured head coach Mike Krzyzewski cursing Kyrie Irving. The recently crowned NBA champion interrupted an inbound drill by laughing at the way his coach ran coming off a pick. The internet […]

Postcard from Houston: A changing industry, an uncomfortable coach

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By Malcolm Moran | @malcolm_moran

I went to the Final Four, and a journalism class broke out.

The interview room at NRG Stadium was probably the last place to expect a discussion of journalism ethics and practices late on a Saturday night. But there it was as […]

Women’s Final Four preview: Washington preps for Syracuse’s zone defense

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Syracuse women’s basketball coach Quentin Hillsman remembered looking out his office window and seeing the 2003 men’s basketball championship banner. He walked down a hallway of the Carmelo K. Anthony Basketball Center, spoke with longtime coach Jim Boeheim about his zone, watched practices and […]

Tar Heels senior leaders dominate, earn spot in title game

By Jay Smith |@_SmithJ_

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HOUSTON — TAR…HEELS…TAR…HEELS! The crowd of 75,505 inside NRG Stadium appeared to be split evenly between the four teams competing in Saturday night’s Final Four. But if you closed your eyes as the horn sounded, you would’ve sworn you were in Chapel Hill.


Syracuse’s press produces stunning comeback, Final Four trip

Syracuse’s Tyler Lydon cuts down the net after the Orange pulled off an improbable comeback to down 1-seed Virginia on March 27 in Chicago and earn a trip to the Final Four.

By Jack Carney | @jackwcarney

Sports Capital Journalism Program

CHICAGO – With 10:02 left in the second half of the NCAA Midwest […]