Date with Indiana State conjures images of Bird

By: Bob Holt
Published: Monday, March 17, 2014
Indiana State star Larry Bird, center facing camera, embraces teammates Alex Gilbert, left, and Carl Nicks after the Sycamores beat Arkansas, 73-71, for the NCAA Midwest Regional crown on March 19, 1979, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/File)
Indiana State star Larry Bird, center facing camera, embraces teammates Alex Gilbert, left, and Carl Nicks after the Sycamores beat Arkansas, 73-71, for the NCAA Midwest Regional crown on March 19, 1979, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/File)

The last time Arkansas and Indiana State met in basketball, Larry Bird’s Sycamores beat Sidney Moncrief ’s Razorbacks 73-71 in the 1979 NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional final to win a trip to the Final Four.

Sports, Pages 15 on 03/17/2014

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