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Women’s Final Four: UConn, Auriemma one step from historic victory

By Rebecca Harris | @MsRebeccaHarris

Sports Capital Journalism Program

UConn has forgotten how to lose, at least according to Syracuse head coach Quentin Hillsman.

“We have a chance on Tuesday night to play against a dynasty and play against a team that really forgot how to lose,” said Hillman.

The Huskies’ seniors have only lost […]

Women’s Final Four: Syracuse has come a long way in a short time

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Before 2014, the Orange didn’t have an NCAA tournament victory to their name. They had never advanced to the Sweet 16 until 11 days ago, when they knocked off top-seeded South Carolina on March 25. The wins kept coming. They took down perennial powerhouse […]

Thomas More women’s basketball repeats as Division III national champions

Thomas More Saints women’s basketball freshman forward Shelby Rupp. (Photo via Thomas More Athletics)

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The box score will forever read “0+” minutes, but Milan native Shelby Rupp finally played in a championship game and won a title in Indiana.

Rupp entered the game […]

Lubbock Christian women’s basketball captures national title in first year in Division II

By Rebecca Harris | @MsRebeccaHarris

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — It was nearly impossible to talk to players in Lubbock Christian’s locker room after its 78-73 win over Alaska-Anchorage on Monday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Every few seconds, as players, coaches, and staff members entered and exited the room, new screams of excitement and […]

Syracuse rolls past Washington, earns chance to dethrone UConn

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Maybe UConn’s presumed fourth consecutive national championship won’t be as easy as many predicted.

The Huskies (37-0) cruised part Oregon State, 80-51, in what was supposed to be the tougher of their two potential games this weekend. However, Syracuse easily dispatched Washington with its combination of […]