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Tenth-seeded Shockers advance to Kentucky rematch

By Michael Williams

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – They are in a different time and place, the Wichita State Shockers, far removed from the 2013 Final Four appearance and the near-perfect season that followed. Wichita State’s 10th seed in the South region generated controversy on Selection Sunday, as its followers feeling that the Shockers […]

Louisville spoils Jacksonville State’s NCAA debut

By Joe Spears

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Over the course of a storied history, the Louisville Cardinals have made 42 NCAA tournament appearances, more than all but four schools.

The Jacksonville State Gamecocks were making their first.

The Cardinals dominated the backboards as they downed the 15th-seeded Gamecocks, 78-63.

“First and foremost, I’m […]

Michigan’s 3-point shooting leads Wolverines past Oklahoma State

By Michael Williams

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The Michigan Wolverines set a school record for 3-point shots in a NCAA tournament game, made 73 percent of their second-half shots beyond the arc and survived a late Oklahoma State charge to defeat the Cowboys, 92-91, in the first round of the NCAA tournament on […]