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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 […]

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 […]

Villanova Dominates Kansas to Reach Championship Game

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN ANTONIO — Villanova not only defeated Kansas in a Final Four matchup on Saturday night, the Wildcats crushed the Jayhawks, 95-79, in a game that was never close.

In a matchup of No. 1 seeds, Villanova blew things open early, jumping out to a stunning […]

Final Four: As Villanova’s Jay Wright and Kansas’ Bill Self meet on the court, their impact goes far beyond it

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Aidan Wilkins, writing for NCAA.com, explains how Villanova Head Coach Jay Wright and Kansas Head Coach Bill Self have made an impact off the court as well as on it.

https://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2018-03-30/final-four-villanovas-jay-wright-and-kansas-bill-self-meet

Villanova’s Brunson Named USBWA Player of the Year

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Villanova star point guard Jalen Brunson continues to add to the accomplishments of his junior season, winning the 2018 United States Basketball Writers Association Oscar Robertson Player of the Year, which is awarded to the nation’s best Division I men’s basketball player. Brunson has led the Wildcats […]