Thirteen years after [basketball] was invented, and after being exposed to the game over the summer at Harvard UniversityCoach Edwin Henderson introduced basketball to a physical education class at Howard University in Washington, D. Four years later, the all-black Southeastern Athletic Conference was established, and by there were four all-black regional conferences. She was the first player to be signed in the WNBA when it was created. That year, Walker became the first African-American to play in any post-season intercollegiate basketball tournament, coming off the bench and scoring eight points. The team's victory inspired the movie Glory Road. Western Kentucky was the forefront of the fight to integrate college basketball in the s and early '70s.
Moore was the winner of the and Naismith Prep Player of the Year.
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African-American portal College basketball portal. He never cared about the teasing; he enjoyed the game too much. She was the first player to be signed in the WNBA when it was created. In MarchESPN broadcast a film titled Black Magicwhich is four-hour documentary that portrays the struggles of black basketball players at historically black colleges both on and off the court. Loyola's stunning 60—58 overtime upset of two-time defending NCAA champion Cincinnati was the crowning achievement in the school's nearly decade-long struggle with racial inequality in men's college basketball, highlighted by the tumultuous events of that year's NCAA Tournament.