Haskins, who broke down walls as Texas Western's coach, dies

Updated: September 8, 2008, 9:08 PM ET
Associated Press

EL PASO, Texas -- The glow from Don Haskins' greatest triumph was mostly a memory when Disney decided to take another look.

Then came the movie "Glory Road" and a whole new generation learned what Bob Knight already knew about his old friend's career -- and legacy.

"Don got more out of his teams and players than any coach who has ever coached college basketball," Knight said.

Haskins, the Hall of Fame coach credited with helping break color barriers in college sports ...

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