Events in Sport for March 1979

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Events 1 - 21 of 21

3rd - 26th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: North Carolina beats Duke, 71-63
3rd - 20th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Tennessee beats Kentucky, 75-69
4th - Sally Little wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic
7th - Baseball exhibition season opens with semipro & amateur umpires
7th - Warren Giles & Hack Wilson selected to baseball Hall of Fame
9th - Bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters
11th - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sunstar Golf Classic
11th - Randy Hold receives 67 min in penalties in a 60 min NHL hockey game
13th - Isle's Mike Bossy's 5th career hat trick
15th - Isle's Bryan Trottier's 5th career hat trick
18th - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Honda Civic Golf Classic
22nd - NHL votes to accept 4 WHA teams (Oilers, Jets, Nordiques & Whalers)
23rd - Larry Holmes TKOs Osvaldo Ocasio in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
24th - 1st appearance as Australian cricket captain for Kim Hughes
24th - 10 rebounds & 10 assists, as the Spartans cruise to a 101-67 by Penn Mich State's Earvin "Magic" Johnson registers triple-double 29 pts
LPGA Golfer Nancy LopezLPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez 25th - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sahara National Pro-Am Golf Tournament
26th - 41st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Mich State beats Indiana St 75-64
26th - Padres & Giants announce plans to play exhibition series in Tokyo but Giant players reject it
29th - Delhi beat Karnataka by 399 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
29th - Last day of Test cricket for Mushtaq Mohammad
31st - 133rd Grand National: Maurice Barnes aboard Rubstic wins

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