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Coach Alvin Brooks recaps Lamar's Rising Prospect Camp

This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. Everywhere Alvin Brooks has been during his coaching career, whether it was Texas A&M, Kentucky or Houston, "elite" basketball camps were always a summer staple. Brooks wants Lamar University to be no different, and some major talent came to...
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Kansas City civic leader Alvin Brooks honored on his 90th birthday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City civic leader and former city council member Alvin Brooks celebrated his 90th birthday Tuesday. Friends, family and community leaders gathered to celebrate him at the Kansas City Museum. Brooks created the Ad Hoc Group Against Crime in the late 1970s. Before that, he...
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Alvin Brooks to be honored with Center on Rockhurst University Campus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local leader and community activist will be honored for his work and dedication to social justice and civil rights. Rockhurst University announced it is establishing the Alvin Brooks Center for Faith-Justice. The center will be located on the university’s campus and house a chapel, mission and ministry programs, as well as diversity, equity and inclusion programs.
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Rockhurst University to name building for Kansas City civil rights champion Alvin Brooks

Rockhurst University plans to create a center on its campus focused on faith and justice that will be named for iconic Kansas City civil rights leader Alvin Brooks. Called the Alvin Brooks Center for Faith-Justice, the university intends to build the center to support its existing “faith-justice related efforts” including a chapel and ministry programs, officials said in a news release Tuesday. The private liberal arts university recently began raising money for the cause.
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Lamar opens Alvin Brooks era with win over Wiley College

BEAUMONT, Texas — Lamar University shot 50 percent from the field and outrebounded its opponent by 11 to open the Alvin Brooks era with a win Tuesday evening over Wiley College, 67-50. A 2019 Cardinal Hall of Honor inductee, Brooks was named the program’s head coach in April and Tuesday night marked his first official win as Cardinals head coach.
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Weekend Possibilities | KC Summer Brew Fest, Kaw Social and Alvin Brooks at the Zoo

4 – 9 p.m. Charlotte Street Foundation, 3333 Wyoming St., will unveil its new headquarters and arts campus this weekend. Located in a repurposed industrial building, Friday’s grand opening will not only provide guided tours of the facility for collaborative artist incubators, but also feature two exhibitions, “Who We Were, Who We Are, Who We Will Be” and “[Phainesthai] Prairie Translations.” RSVP to attend.
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LU's Alvin Brooks scores commitment, adds to coaching staff

Alvin Brooks’ new-look Lamar University men’s basketball team continues to take shape with a commitment from a highly-recruited big man and two new additions to the Cardinals’ coaching staff. Deiman Reyes, a 6-foot-9 native of Columbia, gave a verbal pledge to Lamar late Tuesday night. As a senior, Reyes won...
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Decades later, Alvin Brooks a changed coach at LU

Alvin Brooks considers himself a changed coach since the last time he led a college basketball team. It was nearly three decades ago when Brooks got his first head coaching gig at the University of Houston. He was 33 at the time — one of the youngest coaches in the country.
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Lamar introduces Alvin Brooks as new men's basketball head coach

BEAUMONT, Texas — Although the official release came last week, Lamar University introduced new head coach Alvin Brooks to the alumni, fans and media Wednesday morning with a press conference at the Montagne Center. Following introductions from LU President Dr. Kenneth Evans and Director of Athletics Marco Born, Brooks took...
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LU hires former Cardinal Alvin Brooks as new head basketball coach

BEAUMONT — From Lamar University – Former Houston head coach and 2019 Cardinal Hall of Honor inductee, Alvin Brooks, has been named Lamar University head basketball coach announced Director of Athletics Marco Born Thursday morning. The announcement makes Brooks the 12th head coach in program history, and comes just days after Brooks helped guide Houston to the 2021 NCAA Final Four.
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UH assistant Alvin Brooks named new head coach at Lamar

INDIANAPOLIS – University of Houston assistant coach Alvin Brooks has been named the new head coach at Lamar, the school announced Thursday. Brooks returns to his alma mater, where he was a two-year starter at point guard from 1979-81 and part of the Cardinals’ Sweet 16 team. “I am excited...
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Alvin Brooks named Lamar head basketball coach

BEAUMONT — Former Houston head coach and 2019 Cardinal Hall of Honor inductee Alvin Brooks has been named Lamar University head basketball coach, announced Director of Athletics Marco Born Thursday morning. The announcement makes Brooks the 12th head coach in program history, and comes just days after Brooks helped guide...
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