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Syracuse women’s basketball falls behind early as UConn cruises to 4th straight title

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – They sat in front of their lockers and spoke softly. Many hung their heads while others gazed straight ahead at nothing in particular. Their eyes were still red and watery.

Syracuse had just suffered one of its biggest losses of the season on a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vonn Read’s offensive system propels Syracuse Orange to Women’s Final Four

Syracuse Orange men’s basketball associate head coach Vonn Read. (Photo via Syracuse Athletics)

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Vonn Read was ready to deploy during the Gulf War. He had been stationed at Fort Drum, New York, since 1989, and was preparing for field artillery work until he […]

Women’s Final Four: Players, coaches show personalities at video shoots

Washington’s Kelsey Plum answers questions in front of a green screen on April 1 at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis (Photo by Frank Gogola)

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Washington head coach Mike Neighbors took a minute to be serious. His answer came out of the blue given the […]