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Harlem Globetrotters

Celebrating 50 Years of Concerts at the WVU Coliseum
April 16, 2015

The Harlem Globetrotters
2015 World Tour

Globetrotter hangs from the hoop inside Coliseum in 2015
a female member of the Harlem Globetrotters interacts with young fan on the court.
Globetrotters Showman Big Easy Lofton interacts with a fan on the court in 2015
SHOW DATE: Thursday, April 16, 2015 • 7:00pm
Global Ambassadors of Goodwill, the Harlem Globetrotters entertained 4,200 basketball fans, both young and old, at the Coliseum in April 2015. 

Their infamous rivals the Washington Generals were so determined to beat the Globetrotters (something they had not done in nearly 50 years) that they recruited local TV personality Geoff Coyle, the then-host of "West Virginia Illustrated," to join them for the game. Unfortunately for the Generals, Coyle found himself a bit out-matched.

Geoff Coyle suits up for the Washington Generals and accepts a pass from a teammate.   Then West Virginia Illustrated host Geoff Coyle attempts to guard Big Easy Lofton of the Globetrotters.

The Globetrotters did not disappoint and the audience enjoyed their ball-handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots and hilarious comedy.

Television commercial promoting the 2015 game.
A member of the Globetrotters dancing with children from the audience.            
 a member of the Globetrotters stands atop the hoop inside the Coliseum