NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 11, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(Studio) NCAA basketball championship cited as excluding Atlantic coast conference; Duke and North Carolina mentioned. Penn versus North Carolina game reported; film courtesy NBC Sports. Various players featured. Lamar-Michigan State, Pepperdine-UCLA, Tennessee-Notre Dame, Saint Johns-Duke, Weber State-Arkansas, Virginia Tech-IN State scores shown on screen. Larry Bird and IN State featured. [MAN - comments.] Gymnast Kurt Thomas of IN State mentioned; film shown, courtesy ABC Sports. Thomas' performance at American Cup gymnastic competition at Madison Square Garden shown; details given. [MAN - comments.] Golfer Larry Nelson's performance in Inverrary Classic reported; film courtesy CBS Sports. Reaction of Martina Navratilova's grandmother to granddaughter's earnings in tennis reported [NAVRATILOVA - comments.]
REPORTER: Dick Schaap