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Glory Road: My Story of the 1966 NCAA Basketball Championship and How One Team Triumphed Against the Odds and Changed America Fore

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Timed to the release of Jerry Bruckheimer's movie, the moving autobiography of Hall of Fame basketball coach Don Haskins and his storied team of players, the Texas Western Miners

In 1966, college basketball was almost completely segregated. In the championship game for the NCAA title that year, Don Haskins, coach of the then little-known Texas Western College, did something that had never been done before in the history of college basketball. He started five black players and in the now legendary game, unseated the nationally top-ranked University of Kentucky. Broadcast on television throughout the country, the Miners victory became the impetus for the desegregation of all college teams in the South during the next few years.

Now, for the first time, Hall of Fame coach Don Haskins tell his story. Beginning as a small-town high school basketball coach, Haskins was known for his tough coaching methods and larger-than-life personality. As a child growing up during the Dust Bowl in Oklahoma, he developed a strong set of values and discipline that he would instill in his players throughout his coaching career. With recollections from his former players, including those of the 1966 team, along with Haskins's own Seven Principles for Success, Glory Road is the inspiring story of a living legend and one of the most respected coaches of all time.

With a foreword by basketball legend Bobby Knight, and coinciding with the release of the film Glory Road, the story of Don Haskins and his championship team is sure to become a classic for sports fans and historians.

Synopsis:

Timed to the release of Jerry Bruckheimer's movie of the same name, this is the moving autobiography of Hall of Fame basketball coach Don Haskins and his storied team of players, the Texas Western Miners.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781401307912
With:
Wetzel, Daniel
Publisher:
Hyperion Books
With:
Wetzel, Daniel
Author:
Haskins, Don
Author:
Wezel, Daniel
Author:
Wetzel, Daniel
Subject:
General
Subject:
Basketball - College
Subject:
Basketball
Subject:
Sports - Basketball
Subject:
Basketball coaches
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Basketball coaches -- United States.
Subject:
Haskins, Don
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Basketball General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
TradePB
Publication Date:
20060131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
8 x 5.1875 in 7.6 oz
Age Level:
from 18

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