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A lot of the big sports at Texas A&M aren’t exactly familiar with National Championships. That wasn’t the case during the 2010-2011 season for Texas A&M women’s basketball. This episode of 12th Man Moments will look closely at the national championship-winning A&M women’s basketball team led by one of the greatest coaches of all time.
After serving as the Arkansas women’s basketball head coach, Gary Blair joined Texas A&M as the head coach for the 2003 season. He would have an everlasting impact on the program the moment he arrived. In one of the biggest turnarounds in college sports, he would take a poor program and elevate them to national champions in just seven short years.
Coach Blair has just finished his final season as the A&M women’s basketball coach, but his legacy will live on forever. The court at Reed Arena has recently been named in his honor.
In this episode, we will visit with a media member that has covered A&M women’s basketball for years. We also visit with the author of the book written about coach Gary Blair. The book is called “A Coaching Life.” They speak about Coach Blair as the phenomenal coach he is as well as a wonderful person. They also take a look at the incredible run the women went on through the tournament. They took down rivals and got revenge for past losses.
12th Man Moments is the podcast that covers everything Aggie Athletics-related. Past, present, and future, we have you covered. We visit with media members, sports radio hosts, and even a coach. They have all been around college athletics and these programs for decades.
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