Minorities a majority in the Ivies (Philadelphia Inquirer)

When Tommy Amaker and Sydney Johnson were hired last spring to coach basketball at Harvard and Princeton, respectively, they brought to six the number of African American men’s coaches in the eight-team Ivy League.That gave the Ancient Eight, in which some schools have started opening their doors to students from lower economic backgrounds – athletes who may not have had a chance to attend one of the elite universities – the highest ratio of African American coaches in college sports.

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