On This Day

March 1, 1980 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 21st SEC Men's Basketball Tournament, BJCC Coliseum, Birmingham, AL: LSU beats Kentucky, 80-78
  • 27th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament, Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC: Duke beats Maryland, 73-72

Birthdays in Sport

  • Abdur Rehman, Pakistani cricketer
  • Djimi TraorĂ©, Malian footballer
  • Shahid Afridi, Pakistan cricket all-rounder (record 100 in 37 balls in 1st ODI innings), born in Khyber, Pakistan

Deaths in Sport

  • Dixie Dean, English footballer (b. 1907)