On This Date 3/27/1945

Led by Hank Iba, Oklahoma A&M wins the NCAA Tournament, beating New York University in the championship game 49-45 at Madison Square Garden. Bob Curland leads the way for the Aggies, with a game-high 22 points to earn the Most Outstanding Player award. In 1946, Oklahoma A&M would become the first team to win the NCAA Tournament in consecutive years, with Curland also winning the MOP again.

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