'Game of Change' honored

Updated: July 23, 2012, 5:04 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Loyola and Mississippi State announced Monday they commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Game of Change" by playing in a home-and-home series over the next two seasons.

Loyola and Mississippi State's meeting in the 1963 NCAA tournament was dubbed the "Game of Change" because Mississippi State, an all-white team, was prohibited from playing integrated teams and had to sneak out of state to face Loyola, which included four black starters. The game was considered a step forward in the civil ...

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