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The Baron and the Bear : Rupp's Runts, Haskins's Miners, and the season that changed basketball forever

Author: David Kingsley Snell
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1966 NCAA basketball championship game, an all-white University of Kentucky team was beaten by the all black team from Texas Western College. The game helped destroy stereotypes about black  Read more...

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Snell, David Kingsley.
Baron and the Bear.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016021597
(OCoLC)946906270
Named Person: Adolph Rupp; Don Haskins
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Kingsley Snell
ISBN: 9780803296473 0803296479 0803296495 9780803296497
OCLC Number: 961117704
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Prologue; 1. A Drop of Water; 2. "No Good, Even If It Goes!"; 3. A New Direction; 4. Brothers against the Bastard; 5. The True Religion; 6. The Big Change; 7. A Synchronized Leap; 8. Finding His Team; 9. He Didn't Recruit; He Chose; 10. Never Gave It a Thought; 11. Intensity, Thy Name Is Adolph; 12. The Haskins Way; 13. "Quite Improbable"; 14. The Games Were the Break; 15. Seeing Things I Really Like; 16. Things That I Can't; 17. Give Iowa a Try; 18. Neutral- Court Advantage; 19. The Break from Hell; 20. "T he Secret of Basketball." 21. Togo Time22. Clyde and the Commodores; 23. They Could Be Very Good; 24. The Naked Truth; 25. Working Hard and Hardly Working; 26. Tennessee Two- Step; 27. Seattle Surprise; 28. The Mountain Man and Cazzie; 29. Time and Overtime; 30. Larry Conley's Ass; 31. The Runnin' Utes; 32. The Real Championship Game; 33. The Smart Money; 34. And Then There Was David; 35. An Unreal Thing; 36. A Matter of Pride; 37. He Changed Basketball; Epilogue; Where Are They Now?; Acknowledgments; Appendix: 1965- 66 Team Rostersand Season Results; Index.
Responsibility: David Kingsley Snell ; foreword by Nolan Richardson.

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"As David Snell makes clear, Texas Western's historic win over Kentucky was both polarizing and transforming. It forced people to confront their stereotypes and biases, accelerating the momentum of Read more...

 
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