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College basketball coaches discuss racism, diversity

 


Frank Martin remembers the day 22 years ago when he was stopped by a police officer in the middle of nowhere, when he was driving across the country from his home in Miami to help coach a youth basketball camp.

"An officer walked up to my window and asked, 'What's a guy from your neck of the woods doing up here, like real sarcastically," the South Carolina coach recalled. "My proper name is Francisco, middle name Jose. He starts making fun of how to enunciate my name. And he said, 'You're one of those banana boat guys down there where you're from,' so right that moment I was kind of like, t...



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