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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, March 08, 2018 1:00 am

On This Date

1971: Joe Frazier wins the world heavyweight title with a unanimous 15-round decision over Muhammad Ali.

2008: Kevin Garnett scores 17 points to reach the 20,000-point plateau in Boston's 119-89 victory over Memphis.

2010: The top-ranked Connecticut Huskies set an NCAA women's record by winning their 71st straight game, a 59-44 victory over No. 6 Notre Dame in the semifinals of the Big East tournament.