Michigan State College Basketball Quiz

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College Basketball Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz for all Michigan State College Basketball fans!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which teams played in the game known as the Basketbowl on December 13, 2003?
    • A. 

      Indiana And USC

    • B. 

      Michigan And North Carolina

    • C. 

      Michigan State And Kentucky

    • D. 

      Duke And Washington

  • 2. 
    Which college basketball team plays at the Breslin Student Events Center?
    • A. 

      Kansas

    • B. 

      Wake Forest

    • C. 

      Michigan State

    • D. 

      Purdue

  • 3. 
    Under basketball coach Tom Izzo, Michigan State's fan section is affectionately known as what?
    • A. 

      Green And White Brigade

    • B. 

      The Sixth Green

    • C. 

      The Izzone

    • D. 

      Tommy's Thunder

  • 4. 
    Who led Michigan State to a national basketball championship in 1979?
    • A. 

      Earvin "Magic" Johnson

    • B. 

      Larry Bird

    • C. 

      Bob Knight

    • D. 

      Tom Izzo

  • 5. 
    Who retired as Michigan State's head basketball coach in 1995?
    • A. 

      Mateen Cleaves

    • B. 

      Tom Izzo

    • C. 

      Jud Heathcoate

    • D. 

      Kelvin Johnson

  • 6. 
    In 2006, which basketball coach was rumored to be a candidate for a college football coaching job?
    • A. 

      Tom Izzo

    • B. 

      Rick Barnes

    • C. 

      Tubby Smith

    • D. 

      Gary Williams

  • 7. 
    What Michigan State player was Most Outstanding Player of the 2000 NCAA Tournament?
    • A. 

      Al Granger

    • B. 

      Charlie Bell

    • C. 

      Matean Cleaves

    • D. 

      Morris Peterson

  • 8. 
    What two years did Michigan State's basketball team win the National Championship?
    • A. 

      1978 And 2002

    • B. 

      1979 And 2000

    • C. 

      1970 And 1999

    • D. 

      1977 And 2001

  • 9. 
    What former Michigan State basketball player won an Olympic gold medal in 2000?
    • A. 

      Steve Smith

    • B. 

      Magic Johnson

    • C. 

      Mateen Cleaves

    • D. 

      Chris Hill

  • 10. 
    Whose Michigan State basketball jersey was retired February 3, 2007?
    • A. 

      Jay Vincent

    • B. 

      Johnny Green

    • C. 

      Earvin "Magic" Johnson

    • D. 

      Mateen Cleaves

  • 11. 
    In which year was Tom Izzo hired as Michigan State's head basketball coach?
    • A. 

      1985

    • B. 

      1995

    • C. 

      1990

    • D. 

      1980

  • 12. 
    Which position did Tom Izzo play in college basketball?
    • A. 

      Manager

    • B. 

      Guard

    • C. 

      Center

    • D. 

      Forward

  • 13. 
    Who was Michigan State's leading scorer in the 2000 National Championship basketball game?
    • A. 

      Charlie Bell

    • B. 

      Al Granger

    • C. 

      Mateen Cleaves

    • D. 

      Morris Peterson

  • 14. 
    How many basketball Big 10 Championships did Michigan State win in the 90's?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Ten

  • 15. 
    What Michigan State basketball player won National Player of the Year in 1995?
    • A. 

      Mateen Cleaves

    • B. 

      Steve Smith

    • C. 

      Shawn Respert

    • D. 

      Morris Peterson

  • 16. 
    What Michigan State basketball player did Tom Izzo get to coach in the 2003 Pan American Games?
    • A. 

      Shannon Brown

    • B. 

      Chris Hill

    • C. 

      Kevin Torbert

    • D. 

      Alan Anderson

  • 17. 
    Which Michigan State basketball player was named the team's best defensive player four times?
    • A. 

      Mateen Cleaves

    • B. 

      Morris Peterson

    • C. 

      Al Granger

    • D. 

      Charlie Bell

  • 18. 
    Who was Michigan State's head basketball coach during their 1979 National Championship season?
    • A. 

      Gus Ganakas

    • B. 

      Tom Izzo

    • C. 

      Jim Brandenburg

    • D. 

      Jud Heathcote

  • 19. 
    What Michigan State basketball player was the school's all-time leading scorer when he left in 1986?
    • A. 

      Kevin Willis

    • B. 

      Scott Skiles

    • C. 

      Steve Smith

    • D. 

      Magic Johnson

  • 20. 
    Where did Tom Izzo coach basketball as an assistant prior to going to Michigan State?
    • A. 

      University Of Utah

    • B. 

      University Of Arizona

    • C. 

      University Of New Mexico

    • D. 

      University Of Nevada

  • 21. 
    What was the nickname of Michigan's basketball team in the early 1990s?
    • A. 

      Wild Wolves

    • B. 

      Hoop Dreams

    • C. 

      Fab Five

    • D. 

      Mad Michigan

  • 22. 
    Which coach led the Michigan Wolverines to the 1989 NCAA basketball championship?
    • A. 

      Steve Fisher

    • B. 

      Bill Frieder

    • C. 

      Tommy Amaker

    • D. 

      Bo Schembechler

  • 23. 
    What's the name of the arena where the Michigan Wolverines play basketball?
    • A. 

      Breslin Center

    • B. 

      Ford Field

    • C. 

      Value City Arena

    • D. 

      Crisler Arena

  • 24. 
    Why was Michigan's basketball program placed on probation in 2002-03?
    • A. 

      Practicing Too Early In The Year

    • B. 

      Players Not In Class

    • C. 

      Payments From A Booster

    • D. 

      Cheerleading Sex Scandal

  • 25. 
    Which player led Michigan to the 1989 national championship?
    • A. 

      Phil Hubbard

    • B. 

      Glen Rice

    • C. 

      Rudy Tomjanovich

    • D. 

      Bill Buntin

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