Watch the March 30, 1981, Championship DVDs for the match-up that almost wasn't! On the day of the big game, Ronald Reagan was critically wounded in an assassination attempt. NCAA officials, as well as broadcasters, struggle to decide if the basketball game should be postponed. When hospital officials ensured that the President would pull through, the championship was on!
North Carolina and Coach Dean Smith had already defeated the Hoosiers earlier in the season and were looking to do the same again. In this 1981 NCAA Championship DVD, Indiana players, led by wunderkind Isiah Thomas, were riding high as they won the Big Ten title and blew through their previous NCAA Tournament foes.
Amid all the emotion and controversy surrounding the 1981 NCAA Championship game, Indiana pulled away in the second half.
Now is your chance to own a bit of basketball history on these sports DVDs, as the Hoosiers capture their second national title under coach Bobby Knight!
Pick up one or many of these 1981 NCAA Championship DVDs, because they are a slam dunk as gifts for sports fans!