​March 19, 1966: Texas Western Basketball Team Makes History

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Texas Western becomes the 1st college basketball team to win the Final Four with an all-Black starting lineup.

The Miners defeated Kentucky 72-65 in the historic championship game, played at Cole Field House in College Park, Maryland.

LEGACY OF THE TEAM: The team was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007 and inspired the book and film Glory Road.

Read more stories like this at: Daily Black History Facts

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