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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 […]

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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How Virginia and Auburn approach the 3-point shot

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17

Sports Capital Journalism Program

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Weekly Roundup: March 6 – March 19

Kevin Armstrong (@KevinGArmstrong) of the New York Daily News explains why scandal is nothing new to New York City hoops.

Mike DeCourcy (@tsnmike) of Sporting News details Steph Curry’s breakout performance in the 2008 NCAA Tournament.

Barry Svrluga (@BarrySvrluga) of The Washington Post looks at how Dan Hurley and Bobby Hurley reaching the tournament is […]