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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 […]

Michigan’s Abdur-Rankman, Robinson Reach a Championship Night

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN ANTONIO – When Michigan attempts to win its second national championship Monday night, fifth-year senior Duncan Robinson and senior Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman will appear in their final game together. The two have been teammates since the 2014-2015 season when Michigan went 16-16 and failed to make […]

Michigan’s Seniors Complete a Three-Year Journey

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN ANTONIO — Three years ago, the University of Michigan basketball team was watching the NCAA tournament at the end of a disappointing season. This weekend, fifth-year senior Duncan Robinson and senior Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman are poised to lead Michigan back to the national championship game for […]

Michigan adjusts, goes inside to beat Louisville

By Michael Williams

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Basketball is a game of runs and adjustments. At halftime, Michigan coach John Beilein made the adjustment that the seventh-seeded Wolverines would need to secure the 73-69 upset over the second-seeded Louisville Cardinals.

The Cardinals came into the game with the 19th ranked perimeter defense, holding […]