Test Your College Basketball Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Do you need to test your knowledge about college basketball? This quiz may be helpful to you. The questions included in this quiz are in the 2004 NCAA Division, the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player Award went to which school’s player, and what school had the 1985 Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament. See if you know the players and the schools that participate in college basketball. Don’t drop the ball on this one; take the quiz.


College Basketball Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    What school's basketball star won the Most Outstanding Player for the 2009 Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament?

    • A.

      North Carolina

    • B.

      Florida

    • C.

      San Francisco

    • D.

      Michigan State

    Correct Answer
    A. North Carolina
    Explanation
    North Carolina's basketball star won the Most Outstanding Player for the 2009 Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament.

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  • 2. 

    The player that won NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 2006 was from which school?

    • A.

      Villanova

    • B.

      UCLA

    • C.

      Florida

    • D.

      Oklahoma A&M

    Correct Answer
    C. Florida
    Explanation
    In 2006, the player from Florida won the NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player award. This indicates that the player from Florida had the most exceptional performance throughout the tournament, leading their team to victory.

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  • 3. 

    In 2004, the NCAA Division 1 Men's Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award went to which school's player?

    • A.

      Oklahoma A&M

    • B.

      UCLA

    • C.

      Kentucky

    • D.

      UConn

    Correct Answer
    D. UConn
    Explanation
    In 2004, the NCAA Division 1 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award was given to a player from UConn.

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  • 4. 

    What school's basketball star won the Most Outstanding Player for the 2003 NCAA Basketball Tournament?

    • A.

      Duke

    • B.

      Kentucky

    • C.

      UCLA

    • D.

      Syracuse

    Correct Answer
    D. Syracuse
    Explanation
    Carmelo Anthony, a basketball star from Syracuse, won the Most Outstanding Player for the 2003 NCAA Basketball Tournament.

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  • 5. 

    What school had the 2002 Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament?

    • A.

      UCLA

    • B.

      Kentucky

    • C.

      Cincinnati

    • D.

      Maryland

    Correct Answer
    D. Maryland
    Explanation
    In 2002, the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament was from Maryland. This indicates that a player from the University of Maryland stood out as the best player in the tournament that year.

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  • 6. 

    The player that won NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 2000 was from which school?

    • A.

      Florida

    • B.

      Michigan State

    • C.

      Maryland

    • D.

      North Carolina

    Correct Answer
    B. Michigan State
    Explanation
    In 2000, the player from Michigan State won the NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player award.

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  • 7. 

    In 2001 the NCAA Division 1 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award went to which school's player?

    • A.

      Duke

    • B.

      UCLA

    • C.

      UNLV

    • D.

      Michigan State

    Correct Answer
    A. Duke
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Duke. In 2001, the NCAA Division 1 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award was given to a player from Duke.

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  • 8. 

    What school's basketball star won the Most Outstanding Player for the 1997 NCAA Basketball Tournament?

    • A.

      Arizona

    • B.

      Duke

    • C.

      Seattle

    • D.

      Wyoming

    Correct Answer
    A. Arizona
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Arizona because the question asks for the school whose basketball star won the Most Outstanding Player for the 1997 NCAA Basketball Tournament. Therefore, Arizona is the correct answer as their basketball star won the award in that year's tournament.

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  • 9. 

    What school had the 1998 Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament?

    • A.

      Louisville

    • B.

      Marquette

    • C.

      Kentucky

    • D.

      Ohio State

    Correct Answer
    C. Kentucky
    Explanation
    Kentucky is the correct answer because the question is asking for the school that had the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament in 1998.

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  • 10. 

    The player that won NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 1999 was from which school?

    • A.

      UCLA

    • B.

      UConn

    • C.

      North Carolina

    • D.

      Stanford

    Correct Answer
    B. UConn
    Explanation
    The player that won NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 1999 was from UConn.

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  • 11. 

    In 1996 the NCAA Division 1 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award went to which school's player?

    • A.

      North Carolina

    • B.

      Oklahoma A&M

    • C.

      Temple

    • D.

      Kentucky

    Correct Answer
    D. Kentucky
    Explanation
    In 1996, the NCAA Division 1 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award was given to a player from Kentucky.

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  • 12. 

    What school's basketball star won the Most Outstanding Player for the 1994 NCAA Basketball Tournament?

    • A.

      UCLA

    • B.

      UConn

    • C.

      Arkansas

    • D.

      Oklahoma A&M

    Correct Answer
    C. Arkansas
    Explanation
    Arkansas is the correct answer because their basketball star won the Most Outstanding Player for the 1994 NCAA Basketball Tournament.

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  • 13. 

    What school had the 1995 Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament?

    • A.

      Louisville

    • B.

      UCLA

    • C.

      UConn

    • D.

      Cincinnati

    Correct Answer
    B. UCLA
    Explanation
    UCLA had the 1995 Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament.

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  • 14. 

    The player that won NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 1992 was from which school?

    • A.

      Duke

    • B.

      Louisville

    • C.

      UCLA

    • D.

      Seattle

    Correct Answer
    A. Duke
    Explanation
    In 1992, the player from Duke won the NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player award. This indicates that the player from Duke performed exceptionally well throughout the tournament, showcasing their skills and contributing significantly to their team's success.

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  • 15. 

    In 1993 the NCAA Division 1 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award went to which school's player?

    • A.

      West Virginia

    • B.

      Kansas

    • C.

      North Carolina

    • D.

      Arkansas

    Correct Answer
    C. North Carolina
    Explanation
    In 1993, the NCAA Division 1 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award was given to a player from North Carolina. This means that the player from North Carolina had the best performance and made the most significant impact during the tournament, leading to their team's success.

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  • 16. 

    What school's basketball star won the Most Outstanding Player for the 1990 NCAA Basketball Tournament?

    • A.

      North Carolina

    • B.

      Holy Cross

    • C.

      UNLV

    • D.

      Duke

    Correct Answer
    C. UNLV
    Explanation
    UNLV is the correct answer because their basketball star won the Most Outstanding Player for the 1990 NCAA Basketball Tournament.

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  • 17. 

    What school had the 1991 Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament?

    • A.

      Louisville

    • B.

      Kentucky

    • C.

      Kansas

    • D.

      Duke

    Correct Answer
    D. Duke
    Explanation
    The 1991 Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament was from Duke.

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  • 18. 

    The player that won NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 1988 was from which school?

    • A.

      UCLA

    • B.

      Princeton

    • C.

      Kansas

    • D.

      Seattle

    Correct Answer
    C. Kansas
    Explanation
    In 1988, the player from Kansas won the NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player award.

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  • 19. 

    In 1989 the NCAA Division 1 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award went to which school's player?

    • A.

      Kansas

    • B.

      Louisville

    • C.

      Michigan

    • D.

      West Virginia

    Correct Answer
    C. Michigan
    Explanation
    In 1989, the NCAA Division 1 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award was given to a player from Michigan.

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  • 20. 

    What school's basketball star won the Most Outstanding Player for the 1987 NCAA Basketball Tournament?

    • A.

      Duke

    • B.

      Kentucky

    • C.

      UNLV

    • D.

      Indiana

    Correct Answer
    D. Indiana
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Indiana because their basketball star won the Most Outstanding Player for the 1987 NCAA Basketball Tournament.

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  • 21. 

    What school had the 1985 Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament?

    • A.

      Villanova

    • B.

      Holy Cross

    • C.

      Oklahoma A&M

    • D.

      Kentucky

    Correct Answer
    A. Villanova
    Explanation
    In 1985, the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament was from Villanova. This means that the player from Villanova had the best performance and made the biggest impact during the tournament that year.

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  • 22. 

    The player that won NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 1986 was from which school?

    • A.

      Louisville

    • B.

      Kansas

    • C.

      Kentucky

    • D.

      Arizona

    Correct Answer
    A. Louisville
    Explanation
    In 1986, the player from Louisville won the NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player award. This indicates that Louisville had a standout player who made significant contributions to their team's success during the tournament.

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  • 23. 

    In 1984 the NCAA Division 1 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award went to which school's player?

    • A.

      North Carolina

    • B.

      Marquette

    • C.

      Georgetown

    • D.

      Duke

    Correct Answer
    C. Georgetown
    Explanation
    In 1984, the NCAA Division 1 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award went to a player from Georgetown.

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  • 24. 

    What school's basketball star won the Most Outstanding Player for the 1983 NCAA Basketball Tournament?

    • A.

      Duke

    • B.

      Houston

    • C.

      Michigan State

    • D.

      Kansas

    Correct Answer
    B. Houston
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Houston. In 1983, the Most Outstanding Player for the NCAA Basketball Tournament was won by a player from Houston.

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  • 25. 

    What school had the 1981 Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament?

    • A.

      UCLA

    • B.

      Indiana

    • C.

      Maryland

    • D.

      Princeton

    Correct Answer
    B. Indiana
    Explanation
    The 1981 Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament was from Indiana.

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  • 26. 

    The player that won NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 1982 was from which school?

    • A.

      Kansas

    • B.

      UCLA

    • C.

      Michigan State

    • D.

      North Carolina

    Correct Answer
    D. North Carolina
    Explanation
    In 1982, the NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player was from North Carolina. This means that a player from North Carolina stood out as the best player in the tournament that year.

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  • 27. 

    In 1980 the NCAA Division 1 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award went to which school's player?

    • A.

      Louisville

    • B.

      Indiana

    • C.

      CCNY

    • D.

      Kansas

    Correct Answer
    A. Louisville
    Explanation
    In 1980, the NCAA Division 1 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award was given to a player from Louisville.

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  • 28. 

    What school's basketball star won the Most Outstanding Player for the 1978 NCAA Basketball Tournament?

    • A.

      Indiana

    • B.

      Duke

    • C.

      Kentucky

    • D.

      UCLA

    Correct Answer
    C. Kentucky
    Explanation
    The basketball star from Kentucky won the Most Outstanding Player for the 1978 NCAA Basketball Tournament.

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  • 29. 

    What school had the 1979 Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament?

    • A.

      North Carolina

    • B.

      Oklahoma A&M

    • C.

      UCLA

    • D.

      Michigan State

    Correct Answer
    D. Michigan State
    Explanation
    The 1979 Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament was from Michigan State.

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  • 30. 

    The player that won NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 1976 was from which school?

    • A.

      Kentucky

    • B.

      Indiana

    • C.

      Florida

    • D.

      North Carolina

    Correct Answer
    B. Indiana
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Indiana because in 1976, the NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player was Scott May from Indiana University.

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Danielle Shafer |BS (Sports Management) |
Basketball
Danielle holds a Bachelor's degree in Sports Management and Coaching from Urbana University along with a Master's degree in Marketing from the University of Nottingham. With a passion for sports education and community involvement, she volunteered at Special Olympics events from January 2012 to teach basketball and directed camps like the Wayne High School Basketball Camp in May 2012. As our basketball aficionado, she brings her A-game to review our hoops quizzes. With a slam dunk career in sports marketing and a passion for the game, she ensures our basketball quizzes hit nothing but net.

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