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Student News Bureau

Working with the NCAA, the IU National Sports Journalism Center formed the Final Four Student News Bureau as an opportunity for a dozen students to get real-world reporting experience at one of the nation’s most-watched sporting events, being held this year in Indianapolis.

Indy officials pass Final Four ball to Houston

April 6, 2010 12:06 p.m.

by Matt Anderson
IU Final Four News Bureau

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard handed the official Final Four game ball to Houston Mayor Annise Parker at the Marriott in downtown Indianapolis Tuesday morning to […]

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Butler falls short against Duke, 61-59

April 6, 2010 1:06 a.m.

by DeAntae Prince
IU Final Four News Bureau

James Poscascio, a freshman at Butler, watches the action between his fingers during a viewing party of the Duke-Butler national championship game on Monday, April […]

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Duke squeezes by Butler for its fourth national championship

April 6, 2010 1:05 a.m.

by Zina Kumok
IU Final Four News Bureau

During the 2010 Final Four, banners reading “The Road Ends Here” decorated Lucas Oil Stadium. On a memorable Monday night in downtown Indianapolis, two teams […]

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A night for the ages at Hinkle Fieldhouse

April 6, 2010 0:58 a.m.

by John Patishnock
IU Final Four News Bureau

Final scoreboard reading aside, Butler University made history Monday night. And their hometown fans were watching. While the Butler Bulldogs were competing for college basketball’s […]

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Bulldog Blues: Butler falls to more-experienced, consistent Duke

April 6, 2010 0:39 a.m.

by Sean Morrison
IU Final Four News Bureau

As Butler’s sophomore forward Gordon Hayward walked away from the scene behind him, Duke players diving on top of each other in a pile just […]

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Some things just aren’t meant to be after all

April 6, 2010 0:33 a.m.

by Matt Dollinger
IU Final Four News Bureau

COMMENTARY I was told growing up that you could be anything you wanted to be as long as you dared to dream big enough and […]

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Big name, big stage doesn’t faze Stevens

April 4, 2010 8:03 p.m.

by Ben Heisler
IU Final Four News Bureau

COMMENTARY It’s safe to say that Butler head coach Brad Stevens doesn’t represent the stereotypical NCAA championship game coach. After all, his counterpart, 63-year-old Mike […]

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