Basketball is an important part of life Native American communities. And nothing shows that better than the ascendence of Louisville’s Shoni and Jude Schimmel.
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by Jorge Rivas on April 1 2013, 5:10PM
After last night’s victory, Kevin Ware’s teammates went to visit him in the hospital, and they brought the regional championship trophy along with them.
by Jorge Rivas on April 1 2013, 3:21PM
For weeks, ESPN has been asking only one question in women’s college basketball: Who’s going to stop Baylor University Brittney Griner?
by Jorge Rivas on March 20 2013, 2:39PM
White male basketball student-athletes on tournament teams graduate at the rate of 90 percent versus only 65 percent of black male basketball student-athletes.
by Jamilah King on March 19 2013, 11:15AM
Sure, there are plenty of things to critique about the institution and politics of college basketball. But that doesn’t mean March Madness isn’t exciting to watch. Here, some fun, slightly random facts about this year’s tournament, which starts today.
by Jamilah King on March 23 2012, 10:08AM
While March Madness kicks into full swing, it highlights college athletes who are simultaneously the most visible and most vulnerable students in the country.
by Hatty Lee on March 19 2012, 9:32AM
The country’s best teams are competing in the NCAA tournament for a national championship. But are schools preparing its black players for life after basketball?
by Jorge Rivas on March 15 2012, 3:34PM
When Kansas State’s point guard Angel Rodriguez (who’s Puerto Rican) went to take the line some in the crown started chanting “Where’s your green card?”
by Hatty Lee on March 16 2011, 9:41AM
Spoiler alert: The Butler Bulldogs are the academic champs. But nobody wins when it comes to the racial gap in achievement.
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