On This Day

March 3, 1979 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 20th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Tennessee beats Kentucky, 75-69
  • 26th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: North Carolina beats Duke, 71-63

Deaths in Sport

  • Tom Creavy, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1931), dies of a heart attack at 68