Harry Flournoy

Harry Flournoy is an African-American former college basketball player, originally from Gary, Indiana. He played college ball for Texas Western College, later called the University of Texas at El Paso, or UTEP; he made history when his team won an NCAA Division I National Championship with the first ever all African-American starting lineup under Hall of Fame coach Don Haskins in 1966. He only played for six minutes in the championship game before twisting his knee, but following the victory he was on the cover of Sports Illustrated rebounding a ball over Pat Riley. After his career at Texas Western, Flournoy became a teacher and basketball coach at an elementary school in El Paso, TX. Harry has 6 children; 1 daughter from his first marriage, and 3 daughters and 2 sons from his second marriage. Harry and his current wife reside in McDonough, GA, a suburb of Atlanta.

Personal details

United States of America
African American
Places lived
Gary , Indiana
pop. 78,450 (2013)


1. University of Texas at El Paso Colleges/University

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is a four-year state university, and is a component institution of the University of Texas System. Its campus is located on the bank of the Rio Grande in El Paso, Texas. The school was founded in 1914 as The Texas State School of Mines and Metallurgy, and a mineshaft still exists on the mountainous, desert campus. It became Texas Western College in 1949, and The University of Texas El Paso in 1967. In Fall 2011, enrollment was 22,640.

Type Public university
2013. 166 mil. $
2010. 153 mil. $
Institution colors
500 W. University Ave, 79968 - El Paso, Texas
2013. 19,696
2010. 18,160
2009. 17,205
2013. 3,307
2010. 3,946
Acceptance rate
2012. 100.0 %
2010. 99.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 7.23 K $
2011. 7.07 K $
2010. 6.73 K $
2009. 6.22 K $
2008. 6.12 K $
Official web page www.utep.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended University of Texas at El Paso connected by profession and/or age

b. 1974., Actor
b. 1953., Olympic athlete
b. 1914., Military Person
b. 1979., Latin pop Artist
b. 1956., Actor
b. 1950., Referee
b. 1965., Astronaut
b. 1939., Actor


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