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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 preview: Washington preps for Syracuse’s zone defense

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Syracuse women’s basketball coach Quentin Hillsman remembered looking out his office window and seeing the 2003 men’s basketball championship banner. He walked down a hallway of the Carmelo K. Anthony Basketball Center, spoke with longtime coach Jim Boeheim about his zone, watched practices and […]

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 […]