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Most black coaches in women's hoops don't get second chance

Buffalo coach Felisha Legette-Jack was thankful for the second chance.

Most black women's basketball coaches don't get that opportunity.

"I have some really amazing colleagues that look like me," she said after her team lost to South Carolina in the Albany Region semifinals . "I have so many friends that had an opportunity and they lose their opportunities and never will be coming back up at all."

The 51-year-old Legette-Jack led the Bulls to the Sweet 16 as an 11-seed. She got the top job at the school after she was let go by Indiana.

"It took an African-American woman to notice me when I lost my job at Indiana," Legette-Jack...