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MEDIA COVERAGE

Media Coverage of 50th Anniversary of Texas Western (UTEP) Men's Basketball Championship




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Media Coverage of 50th Anniversary of Texas Western (UTEP) Men's Basketball Championship

The impact of the Texas Western basketball team that defied the status quo in 1966 still resonates. Media outlets around the country reported on the team's 50th anniversary celebration. See below for a roundup of the anniversary coverage.

BBC World Service: Texas Western - Black Basketball Pioneers

Texas Monthly: Texas Western's Championship Win Was Historic, But Why Did It Take So Long To Recognize That?

Statesman: After 50 years, Miners' historic victory still resonates in basketball

NY Daily News: Fifty years later, Spring Valley coach Willie Worsley recalls Texas Western’s upset over all-white Kentucky in 1966 NCAA Championship

St. Louis Post Dispatch: North Carolina cruises to national title game

Denver Post: Texas Western visited Colorado State on 1966 historic national title run

USA Today: Dave Lattin hopes grandson Khadeem finds his own Glory Road

The Coca-Cola Company: A Win for the Ages: Texas Western's History-making National Championship Turns 50

KCUR: How A Missouri Man Made NCAA Basketball History By Not Playing

Houston Chronicle: Lattin will have a special homecom ing

Big 12 Digital Network Video: Smith Reflects on Historic Game

Kentucky.com: 50 years after Kentucky-Texas Western: 'College basketball has not been the same since'

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The losing side of a historic NCAA upset

Washington Post: Why it still matters that an all-black lineup beat a racist for 1966 NCAA title

Washington Post: I covered Texas Western's win over Kentucky. Here's how I saw history

Star-Telegram: No Denying Texas Western

El Paso Inc.: UTEP outdid itself celebrating the 1966 Miners

El Paso Inc.: Reunion of '66 team was one for the ages

The Republic: The University of Maryland will always be a magical place for members of the 1966 Texas Western basketball team

Baltimore Sun: Maryland to recognize 1965-66 NCAA champion Texas Western

Associated Press: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

AP The Big Story: UTEP honors Texas Western's historic title 50 years later

ESPN: UTEP honors Texas Western historic title 50 years later

New York Times: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

USA Today: UTEP honors Texas Western's historic title 50 years later

USA Today: President Obama hails 1966 Miners in video

ABC News Online: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

NCAA.com: College basketball: Barack Obama, UTEP honor Texas Western's historic title 50 years later

Fox Sports: 50 years ago, Texas Western didn't realize what it set in motion

MSN: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Yahoo! Sports: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Yahoo! Sports Canada

Yahoo! News Canada: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

Austin American-Statesman Online: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

San Antonio Express-News: UTEP honors Texas Western's historic NCAA title 50 years later

The Houston Chronicle: UTEP honors Texas Western's historic title 50 years later

Chicago Tribune: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

The Denver Post: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Miami Herald: Obama helps to honor Texas Western's '66 national title

Miami Herald: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

AFRO: 50 Years Later: Texas Western Celebrates Winning National Title with All Black Starting Lineup

congress.gov: H.R.2906 - 50th Anniversary of the Texas Western College Men's Basketball Championship Commemorative Coin Act

coinweek.com: Texas Western College Basketball Championship 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act Introduced

trackbill.com: TX - HR1705 - Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Texas Western College basketball team's victory in the 1966 NCAA national championship game.

El Paso Times: Players, coaches reflect on 1966 title team

El Paso Times: Miners make magic in Don Haskins Center

El Paso Times: Memories, laughter mark 50 years of championship

El Paso Times: President Obama hails 1966 Miners in video

El Paso Times: Editorial: Celebrating the 1966 national champions

El Paso Times: History and present merge in Don Haskins Center

El Paso Times: 50 years of pride, 50 years to celebrate

El Paso Inc.: UTEP Honors 1966 Texas Western NCAA National Championship as Miners take on Western Kentucky

cbs4local.com: Fans celebrate 50th anniversary of Texas Western championship at Don Haskins

kvia.com: UTEP celebrates the 50th anniversary of 1966 NCAA championship

KFOX TV: 1966 championship team celebration continues with panel, presidential message

KFOX TV: Members of 1966 Texas Western Miners team return to El Paso

KFOX TV: UTEP President credits 1966 team for diversity at the university

KHOU: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

Time Warner Cable Central: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

What's Up: 50th Anniversary NCAA Champions Texas Western Miners

What's Up: CBS Sports Network to film miners panel discussion

The Prospector: The pride and joy of a basketball city

93.1 KISS FM: Watch President Obama's Video Tribute to 1966 Miners

El Paso Herald Post.com: UTEP to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of NCAA Men's Basketball Championship

1310 News.com: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Advocate Online: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

AM 1070 The Answer: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

Augusta Chronicle Online: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

Ava Review Courier: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Baltimore Sun Online: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Beaumont Enterprise Online: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Blackburnews.com: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Bradenton Herald.com: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

The Braden Sun.com: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

The Bulletin: Texas Western squad observes historic title

Burleson Star: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Cape Breton Post: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Carroll County Times: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Centre Times Daily: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

660news.com: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Charlotte Observer: Obama helps to honor Texas Western's '66 national title

The Chronicle Herald: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

The Chronicle Journal: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

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Coast Reporter: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

ctpost: UTEP honors Texas Western's historic title 50 years later

Contra Costa Times: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Daily Journal: Texas Western's historic 1966 NCAA title was honored 50 years after the Miners beat all-white Kentucky with the first all-black starting lineup in a championship game

Daily Reporter: Texas Western's historic 1966 NCAA title was honored 50 years after the Miners beat all-white Kentucky with the first all-black starting lineup in a championship game

Daily Republic: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

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Fantasy Sports Portal: President Obama among those paying tribute to 1966 Texas Western champions

Sporting News.com: President Obama among those paying tribute to 1966 Texas Western champions

Fantasy Sports Portal: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later (Yahoo Sports)

Fresno Bee: Obama helps to honor Texas Western's '66 national title

Fresno Bee: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Graham Leader Texas News: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Greenwich Time: UTEP honors Texas Western's historic title 50 years later

Hartford Courant: Texas Western relives its moment in history

The Herald: Obama helps to honor Texas Western's '66 national title

Inside Bay Area.com: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

The Kansas City Star: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

News Channel 6 Now: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

KCBD: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

News Channel 10: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

KLAQ: President Obama Praises 1966 Texas Western Team

KLTV: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

KOB: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

ABC40: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

KSL: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

KSWO: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

KTRE: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

KTSM Radio: UTEP president credits 1966 team for diversity at the university

News West 9: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

KXXV: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

KZTV: Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

Lilloet News: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Medicine Hat News: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

The Modesto Bee: Obama helps to honor Texas Western's '66 national title

The Modesto Bee: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Moose Jaw Times Herald: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

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The News: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

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OA Online: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

The Olathe News: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

The Orleans Record: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

Ottawa Citizen: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

Sun FM: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Prince Albert Daily Herald: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

HERALD-WHIG: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

The Republic: Texas Western's historic 1966 NCAA title was honored 50 years after the Miners beat all-white Kentucky with the first all-black starting lineup in a championship game

ez rock 106.1: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

The Sacramento Bee: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Standard Times: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Mercury News.com: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

Seattle PI: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

SF Gate: UTEP honors Texas Western's historic NCAA title 50 years later

Star Tribune: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

The State: Obama helps to honor Texas Western's '66 national title

Sun Herald: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

The Tampa Tribune: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

The Telegram: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

The Telegraph: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Truro Daily News: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

timesunion: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Times Post: UTEP honors Texas Western's historic title 50 years later

TribTown.com: Texas Western's historic 1966 NCAA title was honored 50 years after the Miners beat all-white Kentucky with the first all-black starting lineup in a championship game

The Western Star: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

WYNT: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Xenia Gazette: Texas Western Celebrating Historic Title 50 Years Later

SportingNews.com: President Obama among those paying tribute to 1966 Texas Western champions

Idaho Statesman: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

www.elpasoproud.com: UTEP to celebrate 50th anniversary of Texas Western's National Championship

govtrack.us: H.Res. 572: Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Texas Western College's 1966 NCAA Basketball Championship and recognizing the groundbreaking impact of ... the title game victory on diversity in sports and civil rights in the United States.

newsok.com: Texas Western Anniversary Basketball

Reading Eagle: Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

Miner Rush: 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1966 Texas Western National Championship Set for February

kisselpaso.com: Read More: UTEP Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the 1966 NCAA Championship – Event Schedule

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chatsports.com: President Obama among those paying tribute to 1966 Texas Western champions

Springfield News-Leader.com: 1966 National Champions Texas Western Miners CBS Sports Documentary

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