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Worth the wait: How Virginia’s first championship became a rare triumph

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport

Sports Capital Journalism Program

MINNEAPOLIS — After the confetti cannons and net cutting and the traditional playing of “One Shining Moment” within U.S. Bank Stadium late Monday night, Virginia’s Kyle Guy and Ty Jerome sat behind microphones to answer questions about their program’s first national championship. One year earlier, the […]

A title denied, Texas Tech looks forward with pain and resolve

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17

Sports Capital Journalism Program

MINNEAPOLIS – They were less than 20 seconds away from having done it. Chris Beard was about to follow in the footsteps of his mentor, Bob Knight, to become a championship coach. The Texas Tech Red Raiders were poised to assume kingship over the entire college […]

Postcard from Minneapolis: Bob Ryan, Mike Breen and me

Mere hours after landing in Minnesota on Thursday, I found myself in the lobby of the Courtyard by Marriott near U.S. Bank Stadium, dumbfounded, listening to the legendary Bob Ryan tell Mike Williams and I his favorite Larry Bird stories.

I was like a kid in a candy store, leaning against the wall and sharing […]

Dissecting the shocking final seconds that lifted Virginia over Auburn in the Final Four

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Zach Griffith, writing for NCAA.com, breaks down the final seconds of the Virginia and Auburn Final Four game that changed the fortunes of two unforgettable seasons.

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USBWA to host college journalists at Final Four

“Full Court Press,” the 19th annual United States Basketball Writers Association sports writing seminar and scholarship competition, will take place on Friday, April 5 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

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