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How a ‘reasonable, mitigated’ risk and Gonzaga’s Rockne led the Zags to the Final Four

By Mark Alewine

Sports Capital Journalism Program

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Rev. Robert Spitzer sat at his desk, staring at an invoice. The invoice stared back at him.

The plan to build a new campus basketball arena at Gonzaga University had been discussed to death. Every resource had been exhausted. Time was running out to […]

North Carolina, Oregon face a confrontation in the paint

By Colton Bennett

Sports Capital Journalism Program

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Everything points to the Final Four matchup between Oregon and North Carolina becoming a bruising game on the inside. North Carolina (31-7) is making a record 20th Final Four appearance. The Tar Heels are averaging 39.9 points per game in the paint this season and […]

Sports Capital Journalism Program at the 2017 Men’s and Women’s Final Four

INDIANAPOLIS – Five students from the Sports Capital Journalism Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will cover the NCAA men’s and women’s Final Four basketball tournaments in an unprecedented series of opportunities for sports journalism students.


Last year’s meeting with UConn driving Mississippi State

by Rebecca Harris

[Originally published on NCAA.com]


DALLAS — This Mississippi State team may look like the one that lost to UConn by 60 points in the Sweet 16 last year, but the 2016-17 squad is older, wiser and, ultimately, better. Now, it has a chance at redemption, this time in the Women’s Final […]

Weekly roundup: March 21-March 27

Sad news came to northern Indiana and the entire broadcasting world with the news of Jeff Jeffers’ passing this week.

Yahoo Sports gives us a narrative of the late Jerry Krause, basketball architect and possible Hall of Famer.

Finding the loophole in sports journalism rules, Erik Brady rooted for Michigan’s story.

Ten years ago a […]