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  • 1. 

    Which Kansas Jayhawks women's basketball player broke the assist record in 1989?

    • A.

      Tracy Claxton

    • B.

      Lynette Woodward

    • C.

      Lisa Braddy

    • D.

      Erica Muncy

    Correct Answer
    C. Lisa Braddy
    Explanation
    Lisa Braddy broke the assist record in 1989 for the Kansas Jayhawks women's basketball team.

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  • 2. 

    Which college did Travis Knight attend?

    • A.

      Indiana

    • B.

      Navy

    • C.

      Connecticut

    • D.

      Southern Mississippi

    Correct Answer
    C. Connecticut
    Explanation
    Travis Knight attended Connecticut college.

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  • 3. 

    Which First Team All-American played basketball for Kansas State in 1959?

    • A.

      Wes Unseld

    • B.

      Chris Jackson

    • C.

      Bob Boozer

    • D.

      Elvin Hayes

    Correct Answer
    C. Bob Boozer
    Explanation
    Bob Boozer is the correct answer because he was a First Team All-American who played basketball for Kansas State in 1959.

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  • 4. 

    Which First Team All-American played basketball for Long Beach State in 1973?

    • A.

      Chris Webber

    • B.

      Ed Ratleff

    • C.

      Kenyon Martin

    • D.

      Chet Walker

    Correct Answer
    B. Ed Ratleff
    Explanation
    Ed Ratleff is the correct answer because he was a First Team All-American who played basketball for Long Beach State in 1973. Chris Webber, Kenyon Martin, and Chet Walker did not play for Long Beach State in 1973 and therefore cannot be the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    What 6-0' player from Providence was a First Team All-American in 1973?

    • A.

      Terry Dischinger

    • B.

      Ernie Digregorio

    • C.

      Rick Mount

    • D.

      Tom Stith

    Correct Answer
    B. Ernie Digregorio
    Explanation
    Ernie Digregorio is the correct answer because he was a 6-0' player from Providence who was a First Team All-American in 1973. This means that he was recognized as one of the best college basketball players in the country that year. The other options, Terry Dischinger, Rick Mount, and Tom Stith, do not match the given description and therefore are not the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    What First Team All-American played for Memphis in 1985?

    • A.

      Stacey King

    • B.

      Keith Lee

    • C.

      Bill Walton

    • D.

      Bernard King

    Correct Answer
    B. Keith Lee
    Explanation
    Keith Lee is the correct answer because he was a First Team All-American who played for Memphis in 1985.

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  • 7. 

    Which team beat Dartmouth in the 1942 NCAA Basketball Championship game?

    • A.

      Stanford

    • B.

      North Carolina

    • C.

      UCLA

    • D.

      Kentucky

    Correct Answer
    A. Stanford
    Explanation
    In the 1942 NCAA Basketball Championship game, Dartmouth was beaten by Stanford.

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  • 8. 

    Which team beat Baylor in the 1948 NCAA Basketball Championship game?

    • A.

      Marquette

    • B.

      Ohio St.

    • C.

      Kentucky

    • D.

      Holy Cross

    Correct Answer
    C. Kentucky
    Explanation
    Kentucky is the correct answer because they beat Baylor in the 1948 NCAA Basketball Championship game.

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  • 9. 

    Which team won the 1955 NCAA Basketball Final Four Championship by beating La Salle?

    • A.

      Connecticut

    • B.

      Oklahoma St.

    • C.

      San Francisco

    • D.

      Stanford

    Correct Answer
    C. San Francisco
    Explanation
    In 1955, San Francisco won the NCAA Basketball Final Four Championship by defeating La Salle.

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  • 10. 

    Which team won the 1959 NCAA Basketball Championship by beating West Virginia?

    • A.

      California

    • B.

      Michigan

    • C.

      UCLA

    • D.

      Indiana

    Correct Answer
    A. California
    Explanation
    California won the 1959 NCAA Basketball Championship by beating West Virginia.

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  • 11. 

    Which team won the 1965 NCAA Basketball Final Four Championship by beating Michigan?

    • A.

      UCLA

    • B.

      Cincinnati

    • C.

      North Carolina St.

    • D.

      UTEP

    Correct Answer
    A. UCLA
    Explanation
    In 1965, UCLA won the NCAA Basketball Final Four Championship by defeating Michigan.

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  • 12. 

    Which team won the 1971 NCAA Basketball Final Four Championship by beating Villanova?

    • A.

      San Francisco

    • B.

      UCLA

    • C.

      Michigan

    • D.

      Oklahoma St.

    Correct Answer
    B. UCLA
    Explanation
    UCLA won the 1971 NCAA Basketball Final Four Championship by beating Villanova.

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  • 13. 

    Which team won the 1977 NCAA Basketball Final Four Championship by beating North Carolina?

    • A.

      UCLA

    • B.

      University Of Cincinnati

    • C.

      University Of Connecticut

    • D.

      Marquette University

    Correct Answer
    D. Marquette University
    Explanation
    Marquette University won the 1977 NCAA Basketball Final Four Championship by beating North Carolina.

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  • 14. 

    Which team won the 1987 NCAA Basketball Final Four Championship by beating Syracuse?

    • A.

      Ohio State University

    • B.

      University Of Indiana

    • C.

      University Of Kentucky

    • D.

      UCLA

    Correct Answer
    B. University Of Indiana
    Explanation
    In 1987, the University of Indiana won the NCAA Basketball Final Four Championship by defeating Syracuse.

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  • 15. 

    Who is the Niagara basketball player that averaged 23.5 points a game in 2004?

    • A.

      Danny Granger

    • B.

      Juan Mendez

    • C.

      Steve Burtt Jr.

    • D.

      Elton Nesbitt

    Correct Answer
    B. Juan Mendez
    Explanation
    Juan Mendez is the correct answer because he is the Niagara basketball player who averaged 23.5 points a game in 2004.

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  • 16. 

    Who is the East Tennessee St. basketball player that averaged 22.2 points a game in 2004?

    • A.

      Paul Millsap

    • B.

      Tim Smith

    • C.

      Adam Morrison

    • D.

      Michael Harris

    Correct Answer
    B. Tim Smith
    Explanation
    Tim Smith is the correct answer because he was the East Tennessee St. basketball player who averaged 22.2 points a game in 2004.

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  • 17. 

    Who is the Northeastern basketball player that averaged 21.5 points a game in 2004?

    • A.

      Jason Forte

    • B.

      Jose Juan Barea

    • C.

      Tiras Wade

    • D.

      Darshan Luckey

    Correct Answer
    B. Jose Juan Barea
    Explanation
    Jose Juan Barea is the correct answer because he is the Northeastern basketball player who averaged 21.5 points a game in 2004.

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  • 18. 

    Who is the UTEP basketball player that averaged 20.4 points a game in 2004?

    • A.

      Omar Thomas

    • B.

      Alan Daniels

    • C.

      Ryan Gomes

    • D.

      Willie Jenkins

    Correct Answer
    A. Omar Thomas
    Explanation
    Omar Thomas is the correct answer because he is the UTEP basketball player who averaged 20.4 points a game in 2004.

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  • 19. 

    Who is the La Salle basketball player that averaged 20.2 points a game in 2004?

    • A.

      Steven Smith

    • B.

      Elton Nesbitt

    • C.

      Harding Nana

    • D.

      Dewarwick Spencer

    Correct Answer
    A. Steven Smith
    Explanation
    In 2004, Steven Smith was a La Salle basketball player who averaged 20.2 points per game.

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  • 20. 

    Which Lamar basketball player averaged 19.9 points a game in 2004?

    • A.

      Alan Daniels

    • B.

      Steve Burtt Jr

    • C.

      Seamus Boxley

    • D.

      Andrew Bogut

    Correct Answer
    A. Alan Daniels
    Explanation
    Alan Daniels is the correct answer because he is the only player listed who played for Lamar basketball in 2004 and had an average of 19.9 points per game. The other players listed either did not play for Lamar basketball or did not have the same scoring average in that year.

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  • 21. 

    Who is the Iona basketball player that averaged 19.3 points a game in 2004?

    • A.

      Wayne Simien

    • B.

      Danny Granger

    • C.

      Steve Burtt Jr.

    • D.

      Brandon Cotton

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Burtt Jr.
    Explanation
    Steve Burtt Jr. is the correct answer because he is the Iona basketball player who averaged 19.3 points per game in 2004. Wayne Simien, Danny Granger, and Brandon Cotton are not associated with Iona basketball or the given statistics.

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  • 22. 

    Which of these schools scored the most points per game in the 2004-05 NCAA basketball season?

    • A.

      Hawaii

    • B.

      Southern

    • C.

      Northern Illinois

    • D.

      Georgia

    Correct Answer
    A. Hawaii
    Explanation
    In the 2004-05 NCAA basketball season, Hawaii scored the most points per game.

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  • 23. 

    Which basketball team averaged the most points per game in 2003-04?

    • A.

      University Of Utah

    • B.

      James Madison University

    • C.

      St. Louis University

    • D.

      Alabama State University

    Correct Answer
    A. University Of Utah
    Explanation
    In the 2003-04 basketball season, the University of Utah averaged the most points per game. This means that they scored more points on average in each game compared to the other three teams listed.

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  • 24. 

    For the 2004 NCAA basketball season, which school scored the most points per game?

    • A.

      West Point (Army)

    • B.

      Princeton University

    • C.

      St. Louis University

    • D.

      Washington State University

    Correct Answer
    C. St. Louis University
    Explanation
    St. Louis University scored the most points per game during the 2004 NCAA basketball season.

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  • 25. 

    When did the NCAA begin using the "pod" system for the basketball playoffs?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      2002

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      2000

    Correct Answer
    B. 2002
    Explanation
    The NCAA began using the "pod" system for the basketball playoffs in 2002.

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  • 26. 

    How many members were on the NCAA Basketball Championship selection committee in 2006?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    A. 10
    Explanation
    In 2006, there were 10 members on the NCAA Basketball Championship selection committee. This committee is responsible for selecting and seeding the teams that participate in the NCAA basketball tournament. The committee consists of individuals from various backgrounds, including athletic directors and conference commissioners. Their role is to evaluate teams based on their performance throughout the season and determine which teams deserve a spot in the tournament.

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  • 27. 

    How many teams played in the original 1939 NCAA Basketball Championships?

    • A.

      16

    • B.

      32

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      24

    Correct Answer
    C. 8
    Explanation
    In the original 1939 NCAA Basketball Championships, only 8 teams participated.

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  • 28. 

    What Big Ten basketball team plays its home games at the Kohl Center?

    • A.

      Illinois

    • B.

      Minnesota

    • C.

      Penn State

    • D.

      Wisconsin

    Correct Answer
    D. Wisconsin
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Wisconsin because the question is asking for the Big Ten basketball team that plays its home games at the Kohl Center. Wisconsin is the only option provided that matches this description.

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  • 29. 

    University of Wisconsin men's basketball coach Bo Ryan won four NCAA Division III Titles as coach of what school?

    • A.

      Loras College

    • B.

      University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

    • C.

      Cabrini College

    • D.

      University of Wisconsin - Platteville

    Correct Answer
    D. University of Wisconsin - Platteville
    Explanation
    Bo Ryan, the University of Wisconsin men's basketball coach, won four NCAA Division III Titles as the coach of the University of Wisconsin - Platteville. This means that during his tenure at the University of Wisconsin - Platteville, the basketball team achieved great success and won multiple championships in the Division III category.

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  • 30. 

    What conference did Gonzaga compete in during the 2003-2004 season?

    • A.

      Big Sky

    • B.

      WAC

    • C.

      WCC

    • D.

      MWC

    Correct Answer
    C. WCC
    Explanation
    During the 2003-2004 season, Gonzaga competed in the WCC conference.

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