March 26- This Day in Sports History

On this day in Sports History -40 years ago, Magic Johnson and the Michigan State Spartans defeated Bird and the ISU Sycamores in the 1979 NCAA Championship 75‐64. 

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The first real March Madness was Magic ? Bird in 1979. March 26 -On this day in sports history (40 years ago), Magic Johnson and the Michigan State Spartans defeated Bird and the ISU Sycamores in the 1979 NCAA Championship 75‐64. ⛹?‍♂️⛹️‍♂️?? . .? 1️⃣st game between the two .?Magic: 2️⃣4️⃣ PTS, 7️⃣ R, 5️⃣A .?Bird: 1️⃣9️⃣ PTS, 1️⃣3️⃣R, 2️⃣ A .?Highest-rated college game ever .? Turned into NBA rivals and friends **disclaimer**we do not own rights to this photo. #MarchMadness⁠ ⁠#ncaachampionship NCAAMBB #MarchMadness2019 #FinalFour #FirstFour #Sweet16 #Elite8 #NationalChampionship #NCAAbasketball #NCAAhoops #BigDance #bracketology #brackets #collegebball #NCAA #NCAA2019 #NCAAbrackets #NCAAtournament #ncaatourney #larrybird #magicjohnson

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