On this Day in Sports History March 29
On this day in 1952, Minneapolis Lakers center George Mikan scored an NBA playoff record 47 points in a 88-78 win over the Rochester Royals in Game 1 of the Wester Division Finals.
On this day in 1990, Houston Rockets center Hakeem Olajuwon became the third player in NBA history to record a quadruple-double, with 18 points, 16 rebounds, 10 assists and 11 blocks in a 120-94 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
On this day in 2013, the San Francisco Giants signed catcher Buster Posey to a nine-year contract worth $180 million.
On this day in 1929, the Boston Bruins won their first Stanley Cup title, defeating the New York Rangers. It was the first Stanley Cup Final between two U.S. based teams.
On this day in 1944, Utah defeated Dartmouth 42-40 to win their first and only NCAA title. Arnold Ferrin led the Utes with 22 points.
On this day in 1977, Marquette won their first and only NCAA title, defeating North Carolina 67-59.
On this day in 1982, Michael Jordan drained a jump shot with 16 second left to give North Carolina a 63-62 victory over Georgetown, giving the Tar Heels their second National Title.