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Syracuse’s press produces stunning comeback, Final Four trip

Syracuse’s Tyler Lydon cuts down the net after the Orange pulled off an improbable comeback to down 1-seed Virginia on March 27 in Chicago and earn a trip to the Final Four.

By Jack Carney | @jackwcarney

Sports Capital Journalism Program

CHICAGO – With 10:02 left in the second half of the NCAA Midwest […]

Virginia Cavaliers left to wonder what happened after Elite Eight collapse

By David Mackey III | @davidmackey_iii

Sports Capital Journalism Program

CHICAGO — The lights were dim. There was an uncomfortable silence in the Virginia Cavaliers’ dressing room. Many of the players held their head in their hands in disbelief. “What happened?” sophomore guard Mariol Shayok asked teammate Isaiah Wilkins. There were no words. Wilkins shook his […]

Elite Eight video preview: Virginia vs. Syracuse

By Jack Carney and David Mackey III

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Jack Carney and David Mackey III, Sports Capital Journalism Program grad students, preview the Elite Eight matchup between ACC rivals Virginia, the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Regional, and No. 10 seed Syracuse. They break down what each team needs to do to […]

Underrated: Michael Gbinije’s turbulent road to success at Syracuse

By David Mackey |@davidmackey_iii

Sports Capital Journalism Program

CHICAGO – Syracuse guard Michael Gbinije has led the Orange with averages of 17.8 points, 4.4 assists and 2.0 steals this season. He has scored in double digits in all 34 games and topped 20 points 12 times. In the three NCAA tournament games that have taken […]

Virginia knocking on the door of the Final Four

By Jack Carney | @jackwcarney

CHICAGO – When Tony Bennett took the head coaching position at Virginia in 2009, the Cavaliers had finished 10th and 11th in the Atlantic Coast Conference in their two previous seasons. Seven years later, Bennett has the Wahoos knocking on the door of the Final Four, a stage in the […]