Breaking BarrierseBook - 1997
Breaking Barriers traces Clem Haskins' life from his humble beginnings in Campbellsville, Kentucky, to his brilliant performance in leading Minnesota to the NCAA Final Four and the 1997 Big Ten Conference basketball crown. Haskins reveals never-before-heard stories about his playing days as an All-American, his tenure as head coach at Western Kentucky University, and his nine seasons in the National Basketball Association. Haskins discusses in detail his hiring as the first black head coach at the U of M, his greatest teams and players, and the Golden Gophers' fantastic championship run in 1996-97. He also reviews his experiences with America's Dream Team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Sports Pub. Inc., 1997
Branch Call Number: 796.323092
Characteristics: x, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm