Nevil Shed Co-author – The Passions of Our Culture Nevil Shed was a member of the historic Texas Western basketball team that won the NCAA Men’s Division 1 Championship in 1966. Their team made history by starting five African American players. The Disney movie Glory Road, which depicted that victory, featured Nevil as one of the players. An honorary ceremony was held at the White House in 2007 in honor of the team. After playing for Texas Western, Nevil briefly played for the Boston Celtics before suffering an injury that ended his career. As a motivational speaker, Nevil tours the country and conducts a summer league basketball camp for the San Antonio Spurs.