29 Days of Black History, Day 8

Feb 8, 2012

  • Who? Charles Scott (born December 15, 1948 in New York City, New York)
  • Where? UNC-Chapel Hill
  • What? He became the first black scholarship athlete in 1966, and averaged 22.1 points and 7.1 rebounds per game during his career at. He also led his team to two back-to-back Final Four appearances.
Scott paved the way for players like MJ, Worthy, Perkins, Jamison, May, V. Carter, Lawson, Cota, McCants, Felton, Chamberlain, 'Sheed, Forte...the list goes on. Now, 42 tournament appearances, 31 Sweet Sixteens, 25 Elite Eights, 18 Final Fours, and 5 Championships later, here we are! #OurBlacksAreBetterThanDooksBlacks
Oh yeah, hit the read more link for an interesting tidbit about the UNC-dook rivalry, considering the fact that the two teams play tonight.

On March 4, 2006 #13 North Carolina played #1 dook in the most-viewed men's college basketball game ever. EVER! (Look it up if you don't believe me.) Just under 4 million households tuned in to watch Carolina beat dook, IN Cameron Indoor, ON dook's senior night, 83 to 76. Go. Heels. Go. America.

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