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Final Four, Port of Houston, and Spelling Bee: Friday’s Show (April 1, 2016)

Posted on · The NCAA men’s college basketball Final Four tournament takes place this weekend here in Houston. It’s, in many ways, a sort of dress rehearsal for next year’s Super Bowl. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with News 88.7’s Gail Delaughter about the final preparations for — and potential impact of — this weekend’s national […]

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Stage is Set for Final Four in Houston

Posted on · The stage is set for the Final Four in Houston this weekend. On Saturday (April 2, 2016) at NRG Stadium, Villanova will face Oklahoma and Syracuse will face North Carolina, with the winners facing off for the NCAA men’s college basketball national championship on Monday, April 4. The focus of the basketball world will be on Houston. […]

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The Game Of The Century: How UH Helped Integrate College Sports — And Won Doing It

Posted on · In what was known as The Game of the Century, the University of Houston men's basketball team upset UCLA in 1968. But, as writer Robert Jacobus tells us, the win was about more than just basketball.