On This Day

March 22, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 31st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Purdue 92-72; Bruins' 3-peat; center Lew Alcindor tournament Most Outstanding Player for 3rd consecutive year

Birthdays in Sport

  • Darrell Russell, defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • Russell Maryland, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys, Oak Raiders)