It took 40 years, but Glory Road has finally told the inspiring story of the 1966 Texas Western basketball team. The squad changed college basketball history by starting five black players and winning the NCAA championship against the favored Kentucky team with its five white starters.



There's nothing fancy about the execution, but it's a stirring David vs. Goliath tale that made a difference in the lives of black basketball players, who found doors opening for them on college campuses across the country.



Disney apologized for fictionalized over-the-top moments about Texas Western‚s black players being harassed while playing at East Texas State University in Commerce, which later became Texas A&M-Commerce. It turns out East Texas State played Texas Western in El Paso in 1966.



Best extra: The interviews with the real Coach Don Haskins and his players. Among the best quotes from the players about their tough coach: "There were only two ways we could play: his way and his way." And: "People ask me what the hardest game we ever played was. And I said, Practice.‚"



Grade: B+