Glory Road Premiere

Glory Road Premiere

The story of a college basketball teams struggles in the 60s.

Published April 17, 2013

(Photo: Walt Disney Pictures)

Glory Road tells the story of the 1966 Texas Western Basketball team, the first team to win the NCAA Tournament with an all-Black line up. When a white coach comes to an underfunded school with both Black and white players, he gives the Black palyers playing time and freedom and eventually starts an all-Black team.

The team struggles with violence and vandalism from racists but manage to keep their dignity through all the pressure and the spot light. Derek Luke stars as one of the players and Tatyana Ali plays his girlfriend. Tune in Sunday May 19th at 5:30P/4:30C.

 

 

Written by BET-Staff

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