The story was later depicted in the movie Glory Road. After viewing the movie Glory Road it made me proud to be an alum of the Miner Nation and glad about it.
For instance in the Midwest Regional Final against the Kansas Jayhawks it looks Jo Jo White hits a long jumper in the first overtime to win the game for Kansas but the referee says Whites foot was on the line therefore he was out of bounds.
Jo Jo White Glory Road. Posts about Glory Road written by manderson2015. Personally I loved that TW team especially guards Bobby Joe Hill and 5-6 Willie Worsley and remember as a kid staying up late to watch the Miners game against Kentucky. THE JO JO WHITE COLLECTION.
Posts about Jo Jo White written by manderson2015. Tyrone Bobby Joe Hill June 12 1943 December 8 2002 was an American basketball player and was the leading scorer of the 196566 Texas Western College now the University of Texas at El Paso team helping the Miners win the 1966 NCAA basketball championshipThe victory is considered one of the most important wins in sports history citation needed Texas Western started an all. Another Celtics legends birthday has arrived.
Part of this game was featured in the 2006 film Glory Road. Joseph Henry White was born in St. Jo Jo has always been a part of my connection to the University of Kansas.
Directed by James Gartner. He set a Celtic record by playing in 488 consecutive games. It looks like the Miners have lost when Kansas guard Jo Jo White hits a long jumper with seven seconds left in the first OT.
The Miners title run including the victory over Jo Jo and the Jayhawks was immortalized in the film Glory Road. This time its for the clutch shooter Jo Jo White who turned 66 years old today. Jo Jo was a Hall of Fame basketball player as well as.
White also played on the United States 1968 Olympic gold medal-winning basketball team. As for Jo Jo White he played in all 82 games for five consecutive seasons and set a franchise record playing in 488 consecutive games. The series was tied at two games apiece and something had to give.
With Josh Lucas Derek Luke Austin Nichols Jon Voight. Louis Missouri the son of a Baptist minister George L. He represented himself with tremendous dignity and was rewarded with earned respect wherever he went including his playing days in Boston which was infamous for race intolerance at that time.
In 1966 Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship. And his wife. A great story one memorialized in the 2006 movie Glory Road and subject quite appropriately of numerous tributes over the years.
Jo Jo White was a true soldier for humanity. On June 4 1976 the Boston Celtics were hosting the Phoenix Suns in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. In addition to the movie Glory Road.
Jo Jo White-Wikipedia The title team has been chronicled throughout the American media including the book And the Walls Came Tumbling Down by Frank Fitzpatrick in 1999 and the 2006 Disney movie Glory Road. For fans who dont know him White was a staple for the Celtics during the 1970s. This time its for the clutch shooter Jo Jo White who turned 66 years old today.
White was a durable NBA player. For fans who dont know him White was a staple for the Celtics during the 1970s. The incredibly close game and probably best game in America that year between the true best college teams in America was the Regional final between third ranked TWC and fourth ranked Kansas not 1 Kentucky and 2 Duke in the final four semifinal when Jo Jo White made that last second basket in overtime with his foot on the base line.
Electrical Engineering 1980 My memory is during the semifinal game as Kansas Jo-Jo White hit a corner jumper as time expired in OT to win the game for Kansas. But does the film Glory Road is being released by Disney. Jo Jo White left.
Glory Road 2006 cast and crew credits including actors actresses directors writers and more. Rest In Peace Jo Jo White. The same team chronicled in the 2006 movie Glory Road.
Jo Jo White was born on this date in 1946 he was a Black collegiate and professional athlete. Another Celtics legends birthday has arrived. Glory Road was about a Texas Western starting lineup of five black players defeating an all-white Kentucky team for the 1966 national championship.