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BOBBY KNIGHT-JALEN BRUNSON MIKAL BRIDGES LEAVING VILLANOVA FOR THE NBA

It looked like a janitor’s closet. The inconspicuous gray door on the court level of Indiana University’s Assembly Hall easily concealed the office where the titan of college basketball watched game film and did some of his deepest thinking. By Heather Dinich, ESPN Senior Writer “The Last Days of Knight,” the latest installment in ESPN’s 30 […]

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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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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 […]

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HOUSTON COUGARS & KENTUCKY WILDCATS ADVANCE-VILLANOVA ROLLS

Rob Gray puts Houston on the map taking over the game with 39 points and leading the Cougars to a 67-65 win over San Diego State.  Scott Polacek of the Bleacher Report writes Tom Crean is returning to the sidelines as the new head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs, the school announced. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN first reported the former Marquette […]