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A year later, North Carolina celebrates a championship

By Colton Bennett

Sports Capital Journalism Program

GLENDALE, Ariz. — It was not pretty. At all. The game lacked any flow. The statistics reflected North Carolina’s struggle. The Tar Heels shot 35.6 percent from the field and went 4-for-27 from the 3-point line. At the end of a season in which rebounding became a […]

Gonzaga, where the Kennel goes on the road and Bulldogs come home

Gonzaga student Andrew Christianson at University of Phoenix Stadium

By Mark Alewine

Sports Capital Journalism Center

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The McCarthey Athletic Center is the 148,000 square foot home of Gonzaga Bulldogs basketball on the campus in Spokane, Wash.

When the Zags are in town, it needs every square inch to contain the Kennel […]

Freshman Collins Carries the Zags to a Shot at a Championship

By Mark Alewine

Sports Capital Journalism Program

GLENDALE, Ariz. — When Przemek Karnowski fell to the floor, holding his head with both hands, Gonzaga’s hope for a national championship, at least for a moment, appeared to fall with him.

Freshman Zach Collins, however, was there to catch it.

The Bulldogs held off a resilient South […]