Take The Salukis Basketball Quiz Questions!

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Take The Salukis Basketball Quiz Questions!

The Southern Illinois Sallukis is a basketball team based out of Carbondale, Illinois, which competes in the Missouri Valley Conference, the second-oldest collegiate athletic conference in the United States of America. Do you think you know enough about the Sallukis and their history in the sport of basketball to answer all of the following questions about them correctly? Take the quiz and we’ll find out if you’re right! Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where do the Salukis play?
    • A. 

      SIU Arena

    • B. 

      Davies Gym

    • C. 

      The Student Center

    • D. 

      The Rec Center

  • 2. 
    Who is the current head coach of the Salukis?
    • A. 

      Rich Herrin

    • B. 

      Bruce Weber

    • C. 

      Chris Lowery

    • D. 

      Matt Painter

  • 3. 
    ABOUT how many seats are there in SIU Arena?
    • A. 

      6,000

    • B. 

      8,000

    • C. 

      15,000

    • D. 

      10,000

  • 4. 
    Who was NOT a key player on the last Sweet Sixteen team?
    • A. 

      Jamaal Tatum

    • B. 

      Carlton Fay

    • C. 

      Tony Young

    • D. 

      Randal Falker

  • 5. 
    True or False: The Salukis play in the Ohio Valley Conference.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 6. 
    What town is Saluki great and current radio commentator Greg Starrick from?
    • A. 

      Mt. Vernon

    • B. 

      Lexington

    • C. 

      Herrin

    • D. 

      Marion

  • 7. 
    What year did Rich Herrin become coach?
    • A. 

      1983

    • B. 

      1989

    • C. 

      1985

    • D. 

      1984

  • 8. 
    How many years was Rich Herrin the coach?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      10

  • 9. 
    What year did SIU win the NIT?
    • A. 

      1966

    • B. 

      1967

    • C. 

      1964

    • D. 

      1977

  • 10. 
    How many seasons did Rolan Roberts play for SIU?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1

  • 11. 
    Shane Hawkins was from which local town?
    • A. 

      Pinckneyville

    • B. 

      Carbondale

    • C. 

      Harrisburg

    • D. 

      Carmi

  • 12. 
    What does Lamar Owen, Tyrone Green, and Kyle Smithpeters all have in common?
    • A. 

      They all wore number 5

    • B. 

      They all were left handed

    • C. 

      They all transferred from SIC

    • D. 

      They all played during the same season

  • 13. 
    Which former Saluki has not served as an assistant coach at SIU?
    • A. 

      Brad Korn

    • B. 

      Chris Lowery

    • C. 

      Paul Lusk

    • D. 

      Kent Williams

  • 14. 
    Who was the Athletic Director when Bruce Weber was hired?
    • A. 

      Paul Kowalczyk

    • B. 

      Jim Hart

    • C. 

      Mario Moccia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Who leads SIU in career scoring?
    • A. 

      Charlie Vaughn

    • B. 

      Walt Frazier

    • C. 

      Kent Williams

    • D. 

      Wayne Abrams

  • 16. 
    What did the 1999-2000 team accomplish?
    • A. 

      20 wins, no post season

    • B. 

      A 15-12 record

    • C. 

      20-13 and an NIT berth

    • D. 

      Below .500 record

  • 17. 
    Which team did the Salukis NOT play in 2001-2002?
    • A. 

      Iowa State

    • B. 

      Illinois

    • C. 

      Indiana

    • D. 

      Nevada

  • 18. 
    SIU wore black road uniforms during which season?
    • A. 

      2000-01

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      1998-99

    • D. 

      2001-02

  • 19. 
    What is currently the flagship station for SIU basketball games?
    • A. 

      Magic 95.1

    • B. 

      92.7 VZA

    • C. 

      97.7 the Bear

    • D. 

      103.5 ESPN

  • 20. 
    Jermaine Dearman is nicknamed:
    • A. 

      The Freak

    • B. 

      Insane Jermaine

    • C. 

      Big Game Jermaine

    • D. 

      J-Dog

  • 21. 
    Which player did NOT wear the number 23?
    • A. 

      Monte Jenkins

    • B. 

      Jermaine Dearman

    • C. 

      Jamaal Foster

    • D. 

      Josh Warren

  • 22. 
    How many times did Darren Brooks win the MVC Player of the Year award?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      3

  • 23. 
    How many years has Rodney Watson been an assistant?
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      15

  • 24. 
    Who was never the MVC Defensive Player of the Year?
    • A. 

      Bryan Mullins

    • B. 

      Tony Young

    • C. 

      Darren Brooks

    • D. 

      Randal Falker

  • 25. 
    How many straight NCAA Tournaments did SIU make during the 90s?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      2