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Postcard from San Antonio: In Search of Answers, Including My Own

My week in San Antonio could not have gone any faster. It seems like just yesterday I arrived in the Alamo city, a serene town that was still days away from being the center of the basketball universe.

I awoke Tuesday morning, hardly able to believe that just the night before I had reported on […]

Postcard from San Antonio: Covering Their Dreams While Living Mine

I am sitting in my hotel room the day after the national championship and the day before the end of what’s been an amazing journey. And I remembered that as I was writing about other college students living their dream, I was living my own.

I think I realized that when interviewing Loyola’s Clayton Custer […]

Behind DiVincenzo’s 31 Points, Villanova Wins Third National Championship

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN ANTONIO — Villanova head coach Jay Wright had just cut down the net. He smiled as he gazed toward the crowd. He pumped his right fist just once, as if signaling that the job was done. His Villanova Wildcats had just captured their second national […]

The ‘Michael Jordan of Delaware’ Has a Championship Ring To It

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN ANTONIO — Covered in confetti and a piece of the nylon net tied to his backwards championship hat, Donte DiVincenzo, the unlikely Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four, was still standing on the court where he had just led his Villanova Wildcats to a […]

Postcards from San Antonio: When A Hall of Fame Announcement Connects to Childhood

He did it. Ray Allen will be enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2018. This is obviously a much-deserved honor as Allen is, in my opinion, the greatest pure shooter in the history of basketball.

However, when I hear the name Ray Allen, I am still […]