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A Moment in Time pt.7
NORTH CAROLINA-(BASN)1. In 1966, Texas Western starts five black players, and wins its first NCAA title by defeating No.1 Kentucky.
2. In 1995, Cal Ripken Jr. plays his 2,131st consecutive game for the Baltimore Orioles, breaking the mark set by Yankees icon Lou Gehrig.
3. In 2009, Phil Jackson won his 10th NBA title, breaking Red Auerbach’s record.
4. In 2006, with New Orleans still recovering from Hurricane Katrina, Drew Brees led the Saints to
5. During the 2005 NCAA Tournament, the 13th-seeded Vermont Catamounts knock off Big East champ Syracuse 60-57 in the opening round.
6. In the 2006 Rose Bowl, with 26 ticks left on the game clock and facing a fourth-and-five on the USC nine yardline, Texas QB Vince Young dashed in for the game winning touchdown.
7. In 2009, Tennessee’s Pat Summitt became the only NCAA Division I hoops coach, male or female to win 1,000 career games.
8. In 1971′s Fight of the Century, Smokin’ Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali.
9. In 1987, Rick Pitino and star point guard Bill Donovan lead Providence to its first Final Four.
10. In 1983, during the NCAA hoops title game, NC State beat the heavily favored Houston Cougars on a buzzer beater. Long Live Lorenzo Charles and Coach Valvano