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Jarrett Culver’s second half surge not enough to lift Texas Tech past Virginia in national championship game

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Zach Griffith, writing for NCAA.com, describes how Jarrett Culver’s second-half performance helped elevate Texas Tech to overtime in the national championship but wasn’t enough to push the Red Raiders past Virginia.

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Baylor’s Chloe Jackson made sure no obstacle stood in her way of a 2019 national championship

Brendan Rourke | @B_RourkeSports

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Brendan Rourke, writing for NCAA.com, writes about the 2019 Women’s Final Four Most Outstanding Player, Chloe Jackson, and her efforts to lead the Lady Bears to their third-ever national championship.

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For UConn seniors Katie Lou Samuelson and Napheesa Collier, Tampa is one final shot at the title

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Aidan Wilkins, writing for NCAA.com, described how a pair of Connecticut seniors have one last shot at a national title after being eliminated from the Final Four each of the past two seasons.

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Clemson looks forward following national title

By Robby General | @rgeneraljr

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN JOSE, Calif. – You couldn’t wipe the smile away from Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney’s face.

Standing at midfield surrounded by reporters, fans and a seemingly endless stream of orange and purple confetti falling within Levi’s Stadium, he gave an elated postgame speech.

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Evolution of a Champion: Clemson’s climb to an elite level

By Josh Roller | @Roller_01

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The Clemson Tigers have been a part of the College Football Playoff for the past four straight seasons and have compiled a 55-4 record in that span. When coach Dabo Swinney took over the program midway through the 2008 season, it had […]