Who played in the 1966 NCAA championship?
It was March 19, 1966, the night a team with five black starters made history by winning a national championship. Texas Western College, now UTEP, defeated the University of Kentucky.
What seed was Texas Western in 1966?
Third-ranked Texas Western (now UTEP), coached by Don Haskins, won the national title with a 72–65 victory in the final over top-ranked Kentucky, led by head coach Adolph Rupp. Haskins started five black players for the first time in NCAA Championship history.
Who won the 1967 NCAA basketball championship?
Who beat UCLA in 1966?
The Bruins went undefeated, winning all thirty games. In the NCAA West Regional at Corvallis, Oregon, the Bruins beat Wyoming (109–60) and Pacific (80–64).
1966–67 UCLA Bruins men’s basketball team.
|1966–67 UCLA Bruins men’s basketball|
|1966–67 record||30–0 (14–0 AAWU (Pac-8))|
|Head coach||John Wooden (19th season)|
|Assistant coaches||Jerry Norman Denny Crum|
Who won the 1974 NCAA basketball championship?
Has Loyola Chicago ever won a national championship?
Following a path paved by Major League Baseball’s first Black player, Harkness led Loyola Chicago to a barrier-breaking national championship in basketball in 1963 and a was pioneer well after his playing career. … “All of us at Loyola have heavy hearts today,” Loyola coach Drew Valentine said in a statement.