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"I remember sitting in Mr. Grillo's high school English class one Friday afternoon in 1966 when the subject of that weekend's NCAA basketball tournament arose." "As basketball fanatics, my friends and I argued the merits of the Final Four participants. No one mentioned Texas Western except to disparage the stunning racial makeup of their starting five."

"Five blacks! It was
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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published March 4th 1999 by Simon & Schuster
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