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A PR Person's How-To Guide For Spinning College Sports

It's been a busy week in college basketball, complete with a Cinderella, a gruesome injury and a head coach's exit. We wonder: How do colleges spin the unpredictable news of sports?

Louisville And Michigan To Vie For NCAA Title

Michigan beat Syracuse 61-56 Saturday night and Louisville also won a close contest edging Wichita by 4 points.The Wolverines play the Cardinals on Monday in Atlanta for the national championship. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks about the how the upcoming title game.

Old Guard And Fresh Faces Square Off At Women's Final Four

In New Orleans Sunday night, it's the women's turn to put on a college basketball show at the Final Four. Traditional powers UConn and Notre Dame are facing off, while the presence of California against Louisville is proving to doubters that the women's game has depth — and some pizzazz, too.

An NCAA Basketball Star In Europe

Ali Farokhmanesh became an overnight sensation after hitting the shot that sealed Northern Iowa's upset of top-seeded Kansas in 2010. Now he plays on a much smaller stage for a professional team in Austria.

There Can Be Only One! Louisville To Face Michigan For NCAA Title

The top-seeded Cardinals didn't win 72-68 without a fight. Down a player, Louisville had to rally its reserves to finally make its way into the title game slot.

Always In The Zone, Syracuse Is Hard To Beat

Syracuse is the only college team that relies exclusively on a 2-3 zone defense. They've been unstoppable so far in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, but on Saturday night, Michigan will try to break through Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim's winning strategy.