No list of black athletes that changed the world would be complete without the Texas Western college basketball team of 1966. Prior to that season, no major college basketball team had ever had five African American players in the starting lineup. But that unheard of squad pulled off a miracle year that ended with them beating Kentucky, 72-65, in the National Championship Game.
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