MNEWS: Alma Mater stood firm in 1946


Indiana basketball player broke racial barrier, changed game forever
Zak Keefer, Published 12:58 p.m. ET March 15, 2017 

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Then, suddenly, the ban was lifted. Since the NAIB champion was, at the time, one of eight teams invited to the U.S. Olympic Trials, pressure mounted from East Coast schools to allow black players to participate. The firmest stances came from schools such as Manhattan College, Siena, Albany – not, it’s worth noting, from Wooden and Indiana State.

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[JR: Alma Mater stood firm, but ti’s not clear about what?]  

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