An undefeated Larry Bird and Indiana State faced Magic Johnson and Michigan State in the 1979 NCAA men's national championship game. Magic scored a game-high 24 points and Michigan State went on to win 75-64 in what's reported to be the highest-rated college basketball broadcast of all time.
'Nova Does the Impossible
This marked the first year the NCAA tournament expanded to 64 teams, so it's fitting that it also yielded an all-time upset. An eighth seed, Villanova remains the lowest-seeded team to ever win the NCAA title.RANK: 52 LOCATION: Rupp Arena | Lexington, Ky. DATE: 4/1/1985 CATEGORY: NCAA BB