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Overtime: Rabedeaux to succeed Don Haskins

Jason Rabedeaux, an assistant at Oklahoma, confirmed Thursday he has been hired to replace Don Haskins as basketball coach at the University of Texas El Paso. Rabedeaux, 34, said UTEP athletic director Bob Stull offered him the...
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Coach who broke color barriers dies

EL PASO, Texas --- Don Haskins, credited with helping break color...unique does not begin to describe Don Haskins," former Texas Tech coach Bob...respected and admired more than Don Haskins. I've had no better friend that...
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At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films

...drama, tension, heart and historic importance: During the college basketball finals in 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins started an unprecedented five black players. It even has a built-in Hollywood ending: The underdog Miners upset...
Memorable NCAA matchups

...with Texas Western starting five black players against Adolph Rupp's all-white Kentucky team. Texas Western coach Don Haskins thought it was no big deal. "I'm not so sure it was the single event that integrated collegiate athletics," he...
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Eyes of nation are on Knight

...congratulate him," Smith said. "He knows that." Should Texas Tech lose against UNLV, two more home games follow. Don Haskins, a longtime friend of Knight's and a former UTEP coach, doesn't think Knight will retire soon. "Bob Knight might...
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Glad to pass the torch to Knight

...Kansas 746 13. x-Jim Calhoun Connecticut 741 13. John Chaney Temple 741 15. x-Jim Boeheim Syracuse 733 16. Jerry Tarkanian Fresno State 729 17. Norm Stewart Missouri 728 18. Ray Meyer DePaul 724 19. Don Haskins Texas-El Paso 719
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...back to Texas-El Paso. UTEP officials said the former USC coach and one-time assistant to the late Miners coach Don Haskins will be reintroduced at a news conference later Tuesday.The 56-year-old coach, who most recently has been an...
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...queen founded to help teenage mothers and sexually abused children. EL PASO, Texas -- Former college basketball coach Don Haskins had been approached before about doing a movie on his 1966 Texas Western team - the first to win a national title with...
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Ben Affleck on gossip fans, 'Paycheck' and, Lopez

...comedy "Surviving Christmas." Soon, he'll start filming "Glory Road," the true story of white basketball coach Don Haskins, who broke racial barriers by winning a 1966 national championship with an all-black starting five. For now, Affleck...
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Knight one victory away from joining 800 club

...mind-boggling. I don't know if I could live through 800 games, much less 800 wins." Former Texas-El Paso coach Don Haskins knows Knight well and thinks his friend is bluffing when he says No. 800 won't matter. "He probably will say it...
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