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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: UConn, Auriemma one step from historic victory

By Rebecca Harris | @MsRebeccaHarris

Sports Capital Journalism Program

UConn has forgotten how to lose, at least according to Syracuse head coach Quentin Hillsman.

“We have a chance on Tuesday night to play against a dynasty and play against a team that really forgot how to lose,” said Hillman.

The Huskies’ seniors have only lost […]

Women’s Final Four: Syracuse has come a long way in a short time

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Before 2014, the Orange didn’t have an NCAA tournament victory to their name. They had never advanced to the Sweet 16 until 11 days ago, when they knocked off top-seeded South Carolina on March 25. The wins kept coming. They took down perennial powerhouse […]

Syracuse rolls past Washington, earns chance to dethrone UConn

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Maybe UConn’s presumed fourth consecutive national championship won’t be as easy as many predicted.

The Huskies (37-0) cruised part Oregon State, 80-51, in what was supposed to be the tougher of their two potential games this weekend. However, Syracuse easily dispatched Washington with its combination of […]

ESPN staffers address gender equality in coaching opportunities

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – ESPN basketball analyst Doris Burke played college basketball for two coaches: one female, one male. It didn’t matter what gender her coach was. She was more concerned if the coach had a plan that would help the team win and help her grow as […]