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Last Updated: March 23, 2020

This Day in Sports History (3/22/2020 – 3/28/2020)

March 22nd, 1934

  • The first ever Masters Golf Championship Tournament begins from Augusta, Georgia.

March 23rd, 1963

  • Loyola University defeats University of Cincinnati 60 to 58 in overtime to win the 25th NCAA men’s college basketball tournament championship.

March 24th, 1975

  • Muhammad Ali defeats Chuck Wepner by TKO to retain the Heavyweight boxing title.

March 25th, 1961

  • University of Cincinnati defeats Ohio State University 70 to 65 in overtime to win the 23rd NCAA men’s college basketball tournament championship.

March 26th, 1937

  • Joe DiMaggio adheres to the advice of Ty Cobb and replaces his 40 ounce bat with a 36 ounce bat which payed dividends for the New York Yankee great.

March 27th, 1978

  • University of Kentucky defeats Duke University 94 to 88 to win the 40th NCAA men’s college basketball tournament championship.

March 28th, 1977

  • Marquette University beats University of North Carolina 67 to 59 to win the 39th NCAA men’s college basketball tournament championship.

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