NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 10, 1979
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(Studio) Sports introduced
REPORTER: Carole Simpson
(Studio) NCAA basketball tournament victories by San Francisco over Brigham Young, Rutgers over Georgetown, Louisville over South Alabama, Marquette over Pacific, Louisiana State over Appalachian State, Syracuse over Connecticut, Toledo over Iowa, Oklahoma over Texas listed. Report with regard to George Gervin NBA leading scorer and a graduate of Mid-American Conf. school, E. Michigan given. [GERVIN - speaks about thrill of playing in NBA.] [New Jersey couch Kevin LOUGHERY - praises Gervin.] [Boston Celtics general manager Red AUERBACH - praises Gervin.] [Gervin's coach Doug MOE - says Gervin is free to do whatever he wants.] [Bob McADOO - notes Gervin's height.] [Mike GALE - describes playing against Gervin.] Prof. boxing victories by Danny Lopez over Roberto Castenon, and James Scott over Ritchie Kates reported.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap (NBC Sports tape) (ABC and CBS Sports Tape)