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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 […]

Beilein, Pitino compete for a spot in the Sweet 16

By Michael Williams

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Two schools with proud basketball traditions will square off in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.  Michigan and Louisville tip off on Sunday afternoon at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

The Michigan Wolverines are making the 22nd official NCAA Tournament appearance.  Five appearances have been removed […]

Louisville spoils Jacksonville State’s NCAA debut

By Joe Spears

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Over the course of a storied history, the Louisville Cardinals have made 42 NCAA tournament appearances, more than all but four schools.

The Jacksonville State Gamecocks were making their first.

The Cardinals dominated the backboards as they downed the 15th-seeded Gamecocks, 78-63.

“First and foremost, I’m […]