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In Changing Times, Emmert Defends Amateur Model

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN ANTONIO — The world of college basketball seemed to be bound for cataclysmic changes. The FBI was probing into programs across the country. The question of student-athlete compensation seemed to be raised more frequently. A national conversation that once asked “Will college athletes be paid?” […]

Louisville spoils Jacksonville State’s NCAA debut

By Joe Spears

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Over the course of a storied history, the Louisville Cardinals have made 42 NCAA tournament appearances, more than all but four schools.

The Jacksonville State Gamecocks were making their first.

The Cardinals dominated the backboards as they downed the 15th-seeded Gamecocks, 78-63.

“First and foremost, I’m […]

Michigan’s 3-point shooting leads Wolverines past Oklahoma State

By Michael Williams

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The Michigan Wolverines set a school record for 3-point shots in a NCAA tournament game, made 73 percent of their second-half shots beyond the arc and survived a late Oklahoma State charge to defeat the Cowboys, 92-91, in the first round of the NCAA tournament on […]