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42. Bobby Joe Hill, Texas Western

In 1966, history commenced as Texas Western, known today as UTEP, outplayed Adolph Rupp's all-white Kentucky team. It was the first time that an-all black starting five had ever won a national championship. Hill was the leading scorer on that historic squad. Today, diversity is the norm in college basketball. But that certainly hasn't always been the case in college basketball, or college athletics in general. The movie "Glory Road" depicted the struggles this team endured. Hill scored 20 points in that 72-65 win over the Wildcats. It was a crucial matchup that enhanced desegregation efforts throughout collegiate athletics. -- Myron Medcalf