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It has been over 50 years since the Mississippi State men's basketball team snuck out of Starkville and headed north.
On Tuesday, that 1963 MSU team was recognized by Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund at the 42nd Annual International Convention at the Chicago Hilton.
The Rainbow Coalition was honoring the 1963 MSU team that took part in what has become known as the "Game of Change." MSU, an all white team, played the Loyola Ramblers which starting lineup featured four black players.Â
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