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Babe McCarthy

American basketball coach


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James Harrison "Babe" McCarthy , was an American professional and collegiate basketball coach. McCarthy was originally from Baldwyn, Mississippi. McCarthy may best be remembered for Mississippi State's appearance in the 1963 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament when his all-white team sneaked out of town in order to face Loyola University Chicago, which had four black starters.

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Mississippi State University

Public university in Starkville, Mississippi, USA