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NCAA allows student athletes to benefit off their image

NCAA allows student athletes to benefit off their image

Tobias Khabie

November 14, 2019

NCAA finally addressed the issue of not allowing student athletes to make profit off their name and image when, according to CNBC, top NCAA officials made a rule allowing athletes to do so. The rule change comes after California passed a law permitting college athletes to make profit off of their name and image. Wh...

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East all-star from the College of Charleston, Jarrell Brantley, shoots a free throw during the Reese's College All-Star game April 5. According to the National Association of Basketball Coaches, Brantley led the east all-star team with 15 rebounds.

Noah Orloff

April 10, 2019

When I originally heard the Final Four was coming to Minneapolis, I thought it would just be another event that was so close, yet so far; Super Bowl 52 being held in Minneapolis had no drastic impact on me. I soon found out that I was very far from the truth. When the opportunity to attend Ful...

2019 NCAA Final Four activities

The entrance of the 2019 NCAA Tip-Off Tailgate is located at Nicollet Mall, and spans past 11th street, where the main stage is located. The Tailgate will occupy Nicollet Mall throughout the weekend while the final games are played.

Nolan Kelly

April 5, 2019

This infographic shows three NCAA-presented events taking place in Minneapolis during the NCAA Final Four weekend. It includes music performances, tailgates, and sponsored events by companies such as Capital One and Buffalo Wild Wings. ...

NCAA Final Four events in Minneapolis

The view of the Minneapolis skyline from Lake of the Isles during the sunrise.

Ethan Meisler

March 27, 2019

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announces Final Four events to occur around Minneapolis from April 5-8. Events include a fan fest at the Minneapolis Convention Center, a concert series at the Armory and a tailgate throughout the weekend in Nicollet Mall. The weekend’s main events are...

Women’s sports are never represented like mens

Women's sports are never represented like mens

Amaia Barajas

April 15, 2018

Millions of people tune in every year to the men’s NCAA March Madness tournaments, even though there is a equally exciting and well played women's tournament going on. We mainly hear about the men’s tournament in everyday conversation  because people just don’t cover it as thoroughly. The ...

Opinion: March Madness teams and players to watch


Jacob Stillman

March 15, 2017

With the NCAA March Madness mens’ basketball tournament coming up, check out what an Echo analyst has to say about which teams and players to watch for. Teams to watch: Wichita St. Shockers (10) 30-4  MVC champions The Shockers come into the tourney on a 15 game win streak. In that 15 gam...

NCAA March Madness Sweet Sixteen Predictions

NCAA March Madness Sweet Sixteen Predictions

Max Kent and Jackson Eilers

March 24, 2016

The Jayhawks have shown to a strong team in the paint and fast on the break. I think the speed and athleticism coupled with the experience of Kansas in the Sweet Sixteen will overpower the technical ability of Maryland.

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