Today in sports history: March 21 | Archive after shipping

1959 – Oscar Robertson scores the first triple-double in NCAA Final Four history with 39 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists in Cincinnati’s 98-85 win over Louisville in the third-place playoff.

Oscar Robertson (12), Cincinnati’s All-American star, is seen in the spread eagle position at an unknown location in the air after a rebound catch during the NCAA regional playoff game in Manhattan, Ca., March 1959. At right is Kansas All-American star Bob Boozer, 30. (AP photo)

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