On This Day

March 30, 1940 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 2nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Kansas, 60-42; Hoosiers' forward Marvin Huffman is named tournament Most Outstanding Player

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestJerry Lucas

Jerry Lucas, NBA center (Olympic gold 1960, NY Knicks), born in Middletown, Ohio

NBA Forward Jerry Lucas
NBA Forward
Jerry Lucas
  • Jim Criner, American college football coach (Boise State, Iowa State, Scottish Claymores), born in Lurton, Arkansas
  • Norman Gifford, cricketer (respected England slow left-armer 1964-73)