Glory Road: Directed by James Gartner. With Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Austin Nichols, Jon Voight. In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.
Glory Road is a 2006 American sports drama film directed by James Gartner, based on a true story surrounding the events leading to the 1966 NCAA University Division Basketball Championship. Don Haskins portrayed by Josh Lucas, head coach of Texas Western College, coached a team with an all-black starting lineup, a first in NCAA history. Glory Road explores racism, discrimination, and student athletics. Supporting actors Jon Voight and Derek Luke also star in principal roles. The film was a co-pr
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In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship. Director: James Gartner | Stars: Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Austin Nichols, Jon Voight. Votes: 44,009 | Gross: $42.64M.
Disney’s Glory Road is about the first basketball team that was all Black. The white coach, Don Haskins, introduces this team to the NCAA University Division Basketball Championship in 1966. There is a tremendous amount of criticism and racial tension, both within his team and by others who are not happy to see an all Black basketball team. 7.
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The 2006 film doesn’t nearly have the cult following of Hoosiers, but the true story is far more compelling and highlights an issue that basketball in that era certainly suffered from: racism ...
Set in 1966, Glory Road (2006) focused on the true story of Don Haskins and how he coached the first all-black starting lineup in NCAA basketball history. It does a delicate job in handling the severe issues of racism that the team faced as they rose to through the ranks.
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