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Column: 1963 title changed color of college game

Updated: April 5, 2013, 6:39 PM ET
Associated Press

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By JIM LITKE

AP Sports Columnist

ATLANTA -- If you tuned into the start of the 1963 NCAA championship between little Loyola of Chicago and mighty Cincinnati, it looked like few, if any, of the college basketball games you'd ever watched before.

Seven of the 10 starters from the two teams were black.

Fifty years later, one of the more revolutionary contests in sports has largely faded from memory. Ask any player at this year's Final Four about ...

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