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DONTE DIVINCENZ LEADS VILLANOVA TO THE 2018 NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

The No. 1-seeded Villanova Wildcats completed their best season in school history with a dominating 79-62 championship game victory on Monday night over No. 3 Michigan Wolverines. By Matt Norlander The Villanova Wildcats have one of the best offenses ever and one of the greatest five years runs too, by by Reid Forgrave      

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NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP CENTRAL HALFTIME BREAKDOWN

By JOE DRAPE, VICTOR MATHER and ZACH SCHONBRUN   1st Half: Brunson Buries a Big 3 Jalen Brunson buries his first 3-pointer, with Michigan’s defenders conspicuously absent. Michigan misses, and it’s 37-28 Villanova, with the Wildcats also getting the last shot with 12 seconds to play. Donte DiVincenzo? Slam dunk by the revelatory Donte DiVincenzo. His season high was […]

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MICHIGAN OUTLASTS LOYOLA CHICAGO-VILLANOVA POUNDS KANSAS

The Michigan junior Moe Wagner spoke about his 24-point, 15-rebound performance in the Wolverines’ win over Loyola Chicago in the national semifinal. Yahoo Sports Videos Duncan Robinson, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman and Jaaron Simmons explains how the Wolverines got the offense on track in Saturday night’s win over Loyola Chicago at the Final Four. The Wolverines freshman Jordan […]

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JEFF CAPEL HIRED AT PITTSBURGH-CHRIS MACK HIRED AT LOUISVILLE

Jeff Eisenberg, The Dagger, writes the Duke assistant many thought might be Mike Krzyzewski’s successor isn’t waiting around for the legendary Blue Devils coach to retire. Jeff Capel has instead accepted an offer to become the next head coach at Pittsburgh, the school confirmed Tuesday afternoon. Jeff Eisenberg, The Dagger, also writes Texas-Arlington fired Scott Cross after 12 seasons, […]

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NIT SET FOR MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

Dirk Facer writes “we’re awfully excited to be a part of this tournament,” said Larry Krystkowiak, who noted how the Utes have responded since losing to Oregon in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals. Andrew Callahan writes breaking down No. 4 Mississippi State, Penn State’s NIT semifinal opponent, before Tuesday’s tip-off at Madison Square Garden. Check out the […]

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NCAA FINAL FOUR SET MICHIGAN-VILLANOVA-KANSAS AND WHO? LOYOLA CHICAGO

Joedy McCreary writes Duke started another season at No. 1 but ended it before the Final Four. Now the Blue Devils await the NBA draft decisions from several potential one-and-done freshmen with next year’s top recruiting class arriving over the summer. Stephen Hawkins writes Texas Tech coach Chris Beard gathered his seniors in a tight circle […]