The Final Four (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Mar 1, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 272 pages
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March Madness is in full swing, and there are only four teams let in the NCAA basketball championship. The heavily favored Michigan Spartans and the underdog Troy Trojans meet in the first game in the seminfinals, and it's there that the fates of Malcolm, Roko, Crispin, and M.J. intertwine. As the last moments tick down on the game clock, you'll learn how each player went from being a kid who loves to shoot hoops to a powerful force in one of the most important games of the year. Which team will leave the Superdome victorious? In the end it will come down to who has the most skill, the most drive, and the most heart.
  

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User Review  - Jackb56 - Goodreads

Final Four by Paul Volponi is a very intriguing book that will definitely make you want to keep reading. It shows the true intensity of playing college basketball and how the players can get swept up ... Read full review

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User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

From my point of view, the book was to tell a story about an underdog team in the Final Four and that team puts their mind together and they go on a run and now in the NCAA tournament they are a big ... Read full review

Contents

CINDERELLA CRASHES FINAL FOUR BALL
CHAPTER ONE
CHAPTER TWO
CHAPTER THREE
HOPE OF TROY HASTROJANS STREAKING
CHAPTER FOUR
CHAPTER FIVE
CHAPTER SIX
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
CHAPTER SIXTEEN
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
CHAPTER NINETEEN
CHAPTER TWENTY
CHAPTER TWENTYONE

CHAPTER SEVEN
CHAPTER EIGHT
CHAPTER NINE
PAYING THE PRICE OF AMATEURISM
CHAPTER TEN
CHAPTER ELEVEN
CHAPTER TWELVE
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
MONEY BALL SHARED BY ALL BUT PLAYERS
CHAPTER TWENTYTWO
CHAPTER TWENTYTHREE
CHAPTER TWENTYFOUR
CHAPTER TWENTYFIVE
CHAPTER TWENTYSIX
CHAPTER TWENTYSEVEN
CHAPTER TWENTYEIGHT
PHENOM FACES PASTAND A FRESH START
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About the author (2012)

Paul Volponi is a writer, journalist, and teacher living in New York City. From 1992 to 1998, he taught incarcerated teens on Rikers Island to read and write. This experience formed the basis of Black and White and Rikers High. From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Volponi taught teens in a drug-treatment program. The experience inspired him to write Rooftop. Mr. Volponi is also the author of Rucker Park Setup, Hurricane Song, and Response. An ardent street ball player, Mr. Volponi draws upon his more than four decades of New York City court-sense to write The Final Four.

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