Texas Western's 1966 National Championship? Yeah, it's referenced just about every single March in El Paso. The championship—still the only men's team in Texas to win the NCAA title—still serves as the cornerstone of the city's athletic history.
Fans might not recognize some of the teams in the 2017 WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational, but they include mid major powerhouses like North Carolina Wilmington who made three straight trips to the NCAA Tournament.
Harry Flournoy, the captain of the 1966 Texas Western College National Championship team, has died at the age of 72. So many emotions...please keep our family in your thoughts and prayers! Rest In Paradise Father, Harry Flournoy Jr. pic... Read More
Over the years, much has been written about the 1966 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Game between Texas Western and Kentucky. Ray Sanchez's book Basketball's Biggest Upset remains a local favorite years after it was first published while Frank Fitzpatrick's And The Walls Came …