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Digest: Maryland to recognize 1965-66 NCAA champion Texas Western

Digest: Maryland to recognize 1965-66 NCAA champion Texas Western

On Saturday, in conjunction with Black History Month, Maryland will recognize the 50th anniversary of the 1965-66 national championship game between Texas Western and Kentucky, which was played March 19, 1966, at Cole Field House. The Miners, the first team with an all-black starting lineup to win the title, beat a heavily favored all-white Wildcats team coached by Adolph Rupp.

A 5:30 p.m. panel discussion at Xfinity Center's Heritage Hall will feature former Texas Western players Orsten Artis, Louis Baudoin, Willie Cager, David Lattin, Nevil Shed...

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