Orsten Artis
Orsten Artis is a retired American basketball player. He started at guard for the 1965–66 Texas Western Miners basketball team, the first team in history to win an NCAA championship with five African-American players in the starting lineup.
Artis, a 6'1 guard from Froebel High School in Gary, Indiana, played for coach Don Haskins at Texas Western University (now the University of Texas at El Paso). With teammates Bobby Joe Hill, David Lattin, Nevil Shed and Harry Flournoy, Artis was a part of the first team with an all-black starting lineup to win an NCAA championship after upsetting the Kentucky Wildcats in the 1966 NCAA championship. Artis averaged 12.6 points per game that season and was the team's third leading scorer.
The team would be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007 and were the subject of the book and movie Glory Road, he was portrayed by Alphonso McAuley in the film.
Artis later became a police detective in his native Gary. He is now retired.
Artis will be one of thirteen inductees in the Indiana Hall of Fame 2014 induction class.

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Orsten Artis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Orsten Artis is a retired American basketball player. He started at guard for the 1965–66 Texas Western Miners basketball team, the first team in history to win an ...
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Orsten Artis (Character) - IMDb
Coach Don Haskins: [while recruiting Orsten Artis] Brother, without a little work I don't think you can get past an old-timer like me. Orsten Artis: Get past you.
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Artis, a 6 foot 1, 175-pound senior from Gary, Indiana, scored 15 points and pulled down eight rebounds in the championship game. Artis retired after a long ...
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Orsten Artis - Glory Road - UTEP - University of Texas at El Paso
Orsten Artis, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound senior from Gary, Indiana, scored 15 points and pulled down eight rebounds in the championship game. Artis retired after a ...
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Orsten Artis Bio - University of Texas at El Paso Official Athletic Site
SCHEDULE/RESULTS | ROSTER | NEWS | PHOTOS | ARCHIVES · print · email. font + font -. Orsten Artis. 23 Orsten Artis. Hometown: Gary, Ind. Height / Weight:
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Don Haskins, Barrier-Breaking Coach, Is Dead at 78 - Obituary (Obit ...
Sep 8, 2008 ... The five Texas Western starters — Bobby Joe Hill, David Lattin, Willie Worsley, Harry Flournoy and Orsten Artis — did more than triumph over ...
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Orsten Artis Bio - University of Texas at El Paso Official Athletic Site
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Orsten Artis - University of Texas at El Paso
Artis, a 6 foot 1, 175-pound senior from Gary, Indiana, scored 15 points and pulled down eight rebounds in the championship game. Artis retired after a long ...
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Orsten Artis, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound senior from Gary, Indiana, scored 15 points and pulled down eight rebounds in the championship game. Artis retired after a ...
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Orsten Artis is a retired American basketball player. ... School in Gary, Indiana, played for coach Don Haskins at Texas Western University (now the University of  ...
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Orsten Artis, 20/23, Guard, 6-1, Senior, Divernon, Illinois .... 2009-07-09; ^ 1965- 66 Statistics and Results, University of Texas at El Paso, retrieved 2009-07-09 ...
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... white athletes; a balance that raises eyebrows among university personnel. ... Jerry Armstrong, Orsten Artis, Nevil Shed, Harry Flournoy, Togo Railey, Louis ...
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Orsten Artis became a detective sergeant in Gary, Ind., and Bobby Joe Hill was a ... project at Texas Western, now renamed the University of Texas at El Paso.
Don Haskins, Barrier-Breaking Coach, Is Dead at 78 - Obituary (Obit ...
Sep 8, 2008... University of Kentucky squad for the 1966 N.C.C.A. championship, died ... Orsten Artis — not his teammate Willie Cager — joined Bobby Joe ...
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Basketball's Biggest Upset: Texas Western Changed the Sport ...
Basketball's Biggest Upset: Texas Western Changed the Sport ...
Ray Sanchez, 2005
In fact, Haskins rates Artis as the best defensive player on the '66 team. "We had guys who could play great defense," Haskins says. "Bobby Joe Hill and Orsten Artis were tops in that department. Hill was more exciting because he stole balls ...
ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia: The Complete History ...
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Espn, 2009
... in the NCAA Tournament Final facing Kentucky. Haskins had overheard UK coach Adolph Rupp boasting that no black players could beat his white Wildcats. David Lallin. Bobby |oe Hill, Orsten Artis, Harry Flournoy and Willie Wbnley (see ...
The Greatest Moments in Sports: Upsets and Underdogs
The Greatest Moments in Sports: Upsets and Underdogs
Len Berman, 2012
Grade 4–9—Forty years as a sportscaster gives Berman plenty of experience to choose the 25 greatest sports moments. His writing is lively, humorous, and informative—just right to sustain kids' (or adults') interest. Quality photos throughout are another plus. Each of the entries for the individuals chosen includes a brief biographical pro...
Am I?
Am I?
Paul Blue, 2008
One of the young men he recruited was a young man named Orsten Artis. The movie shows Coach Haskins recruiting him in a local YMCA gym. The young man is showing off his fancy moves, dribbling behind his back and between his legs.
And the Walls Came Tumbling Down: Kentucky, Texas Western, and the Game That Changed American Sports
And the Walls Came Tumbling Down: Kentucky, Texas Western, and the Game That Changed American Sports
Frank Fitzpatrick, 1999
Fitzpatrick wastes no time making his point in this fertile and compelling story of perhaps the most important college basketball game ever played: "What a piece of history," Arkansas basketball coach Nolan Richardson exclaims in an opening quote. "If basketball ever took a turn, that was it." Richardson may be underestimating. ...
The Ultimate Book of March Madness: The Players, Games, and ...
The Ultimate Book of March Madness: The Players, Games, and ...
Tom Hager, 2012
As UK senior Tommy Kron brought the ball up the floor, he was met by Miners guard Orsten Artis. Kron turned to his left to escape the reach of Artis but was met by Hill, who stripped the ball and raced down for a layup. The Wildcats had Louie  ...
Slam Dunk to Glory
Slam Dunk to Glory
2007
A Feature Title in the Barbara Bush and David Carr Literacy Programs.Endorsed by Former President, George H. W. Bush Foreword by Clyde "The Glide" Drexler (Basketball legend and Icon)Features a 32 page photo section.This is the Amazing, True Story of the 1966 NCAA Season and the Championship Game that Changed America Forever.In all great ...
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Slam Dunk to Glory: The Amazing True Story of the 1966 NCAA ...
David Lattin, 2007
The other starting guard was the very quiet Orsten Artis. At six feet, one inch and 175 pounds, he was also a great rebounder. Bobby Joe had the reputation for being our best outside rebounder because he was all over the court, but years later ...
Basketball's Biggest Upset: Texas Western Changed the Sport With Win over Kentucky in 1966
Basketball's Biggest Upset: Texas Western Changed the Sport With Win over Kentucky in 1966
Ray Sanchez, 1991
Ray Sanchez, author of six books on sports, was assistant sports editor of the El Paso Heraald-Post in 1966 and followed the Miners' performance throughout the season. In this book, he profiles each of the 12 Texas Western players and gives a game by game account of the milestone season, culminating in a play by play description of the champio...
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Don Haskins vs. the Shockers | Shockwaves | Wichita Eagle Blogs
Former UTEP coach Don Haskins, 78, died Sunday. Most of his memorials focused on the 1966 NCAA champion Miners, who have been the subject of several books and the Disney movie “Glory Road.
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Day 68: The 1966 Championship Game and Team » Transformations
Day 68: The 1966 Championship Game and Team Categories: 100-Day Countdown, History October 25, 2013 by Jessica Today is Day 68 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. One of the most celebrated moments in UTEP history came on March 19th, 1966, when the Texas Western Miners basketball team won the NCAA Men’s Division One Basketball Tournament.
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The Peace Times : Remembering Texas Western
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News 2 new results for high school graduation HOF announces 2014 men's class The Rushville Republican Cross is joined in the Hall of Fame class by (name, high school and graduation year) Orsten Artis, Gary Froebel in 1962; Tom Chilton, Austin in 1956; Tom . .
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