On This Day

March 23, 1957 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

19th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Kansas, 54-53 (3 OT); Wilt Chamberlain of Kansas 4th player to be named tournament MOP despite not playing for the championship team

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Birthdays in Sport

  • Robbie James, Welsh footballer (d. 1998)
  • Sheila Rena Ingram, 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1976), born in Washington, D.C.