Harry Flournoy is an African-American former college basketball player, originally from Gary, Ohio He played college ball for Texas Western College, later called UTEP; he made history when his team won an NCAA Division I National Championship with the first ever all African-American starting lineup under Hall of Fame coach Don Haskins in 1966. He only played for six minutes in the championship game before injuring his ankle, but he was on the cover of Sports Illustrated rebounding a ball over Pat Riley following the victory. Languages Predominantly American English Religions Predominantly Christianity and Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... The University of Texas at El Paso, or UTEP, is part of the University of Texas System. ... The University of Texas at El Paso, or UTEP, is part of the University of Texas System. ... Languages Predominantly American English Religions Predominantly Christianity and Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... Donald Lee Haskins (born March 14, 1930 in Enid, Oklahoma, United States) is a former collegiate basketball coach and player. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... The first issue of Sports Illustrated, August 16, 1954, showing Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Mathews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium. ... Pat Riley reacts to a call during a game. ...
After his career at Texas Western, Flournoy became a teacher and basketball coach at an elementary school in El Paso, TX.
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