1 results for 'nolan richardson'
...and Glory Road preceding it. Glory Road if you don't remember, was based on the 1966 championship winning Texas Western team that would later become UTEP. The movie dealt with coach Don Haskins and his all-black starting lineup that would beat Adolf Rupp's Kentucky powerhouse team. Nolan Richardson himself attended Texas Western and was coached by Haskins himself. And with the racial barriers that Nolan busted through on his way to his own NCAA championship it seems that his life is a perfect big screen story. But let me tell you, Nolan Richardson, much like Don Haskins, is not... (more)
« previous next »