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Final Four Predictions: A Split Decision

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins

Michigan vs. Loyola Chicago

While the Ramblers have had an amazing run, the Wolverines will make sure it ends at the Final Four. The potent scoring trio of Moritz Wagner (14.3), Charles Matthews (13.0), and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman (12.8) will prove too potent for the Loyola defense, as the three Wolverines […]

Final Four: Loyola Chicago’s Clayton Custer, Ben Richardson hope to win another championship together

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Mike Williams, writing for NCAA.com, describes the relationship between Clayton Custer and Ben Richardson and how they’re taking in their experience at the Final Four.

https://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2018-03-30/final-four-loyola-chicagos-clayton-custer-ben-richardson-hope

Final Four: As Villanova’s Jay Wright and Kansas’ Bill Self meet on the court, their impact goes far beyond it

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Aidan Wilkins, writing for NCAA.com, explains how Villanova Head Coach Jay Wright and Kansas Head Coach Bill Self have made an impact off the court as well as on it.

https://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2018-03-30/final-four-villanovas-jay-wright-and-kansas-bill-self-meet

Former Loyola Chicago player Maurice Kirby now watches as a fan and wonders what could’ve been

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student and former Loyola Rambler basketball player Maurice Kirby, writing for NCAA.com, explains what it’s like to watch his former teammates make a run to the Final Four.

https://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2018-03-30/former-loyola-chicago-player-maurice-kirby-now-watches-fan

 

Villanova’s Brunson Named USBWA Player of the Year

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Villanova star point guard Jalen Brunson continues to add to the accomplishments of his junior season, winning the 2018 United States Basketball Writers Association Oscar Robertson Player of the Year, which is awarded to the nation’s best Division I men’s basketball player. Brunson has led the Wildcats […]