1977 NCAA Division I Basketball Championship Game

The 1977 NCAA Division I Basketball Championship Game took place on March 28, 1977 between the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Marquette Warriors at The Omni in Atlanta, Georgia. The matchup was the final one of the thirty-ninth consecutive NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship single-elimination tournament — commonly referred to as the NCAA Tournament — organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and is used to crown a national champion for men's basketball at the Division I level.[2]

1977 NCAA Tournament Championship Game
National Championship Game
NCAA logo.svg
12 Total
North Carolina 2732 59
Marquette 3928 67
DateMarch 28, 1977
ArenaThe Omni
LocationAtlanta, Georgia
Referee(s)Reggie Copeland & Bob Wortman[1]
United States TV coverage
NetworkNBC
AnnouncersCurt Gowdy, Dick Enberg, and Billy Packer

Box scoreEdit

Source:[3][4]

March 28, 1977
Marquette Warriors 67, North Carolina Tar Heels 59
Scoring by half: 39-27, 28-32
Pts: Butch Lee 19
Rebs: Jerome Whitehead 11
Asts: Bo Ellis 3
Pts: Walter Davis 20
Rebs: Mike O'Koren 11
Asts: John Kuester 6
The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia
Referees: Reggie Copeland & Bob Wortman

ReferencesEdit

Citations
  1. ^ "The Final Four" (pdf). 2014 NCAA Men's Final Four Records. NCAA. 2014. p. 20. Retrieved December 9, 2014.
  2. ^ Hager 2012, p. 21.
  3. ^ Jeff Borzello. "1977 Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament". CBSSports.com. CBS Broadcasting Inc. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2014.
  4. ^ "North Carolina vs. Marquette Box Score, March 28, 1977". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2010. Archived from the original on March 6, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2014.
Bibliography