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Villanova’s Brunson Named USBWA Player of the Year

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins

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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 […]

Villanova’s dominance shocks Oklahoma, sends Wildcats to championship game

By Cameron Stewart |@ThatManCam

Sports Capital Journalism Program

HOUSTON — Villanova senior Daniel Ochefu couldn’t stand still. In front of his locker after the Wildcats’ shocking 95-51 victory over Oklahoma, the most one-sided national semifinal game in history, the combination of exuberance and shock wouldn’t allow his oversized limbs to stop fidgeting. […]

2016 NCAA men’s basketball tournament Final Four predictions

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By Jay Smith | @_SmithJ_

North Carolina is set to face off against Syracuse on Saturday in the Final Four. Carolina enters as the prohibitive favorite to cut down the nets, while Syracuse enters in a position you don’t hear a program with the prominence of the ‘Cuse […]

Buddy Hield, USBWA Player of the Year, hopes to defy history

By Cameron Stewart |@ThatManCam

Sports Capital Journalism Program

HOUSTON — Before the season that would turn Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield into a household name, he set some goals. Not satisfied with the Big 12 Player of the Year accomplishment he earned last season, Hield raised his expectations up a notch. Hield set […]