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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 […]

Wagner Leads Wolverines to Title Game, Ends Loyola Chicago’s Ride

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN ANTONIO — There was a point in the second half, in the first Final Four game the Loyola Chicago Ramblers played in 55 years, when it looked as if they could extend their ride to one last unforgettable game. But that was before Michigan’s Moe […]

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’s 3-point shooting leads Wolverines past Oklahoma State

By Michael Williams

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The Michigan Wolverines set a school record for 3-point shots in a NCAA tournament game, made 73 percent of their second-half shots beyond the arc and survived a late Oklahoma State charge to defeat the Cowboys, 92-91, in the first round of the NCAA tournament on […]