A celebrated college basketball coach fights to regain his reputation after a tragedy involving one of his star players, only to find racial tensions threatening to sink his career forever in this sports drama starring Tom Sizemore. When his top player dropped dead on the court during the championship game, Phil Nevers watched helplessly as his career went up in flames. Flash forward two years, and Phil is fighting his way up from the bottom as coach of the Mt. Christopher University team. But just when it begins to look as if Phil has shaped this unlikely team of underdogs into real winners, racism and rising tensions threaten to take away everything he has worked so hard to achieve.