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Vanderbilt University Men's Basketball
"The Vanderbilt Commodores played its first basketball game in 1893, and formally organized a team in 1900. The school is a charter member of the Southeastern Conference and is a private school."
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What is the name of the facility where Vanderbilt played its home games in 2009?
What made Vanderbilt's home court in 2009, one of the most unique in college basketball?
The team's benches are located at the ends of the court
Ivy grows along the walls inside the gym
The floor is painted bright gold
The world's largest scoreboard is suspended above the playing surface
Vanderbilt University made national news when they signed Perry Wallace to a basketball scholarship in 1966. Why was this signing significant?
He was the oldest man to ever receive a basketball scholarship
At seven feet tall, he was the tallest man to ever play college basketball (at that time)
He was the first African-American to receive a SEC varsity scholarship
He was deaf
What Vanderbilt All-American is credited with making the Commodores a national powerhouse during the 1960s?
In 1981, one of Vanderbilt's most dynamic scoring duos left their mark on Commodore basketball. Mike Rhodes set a Vanderbilt scoring record with 1724 points, and teammate Charles Davis was close behind with 1675 points. What was the nickname of this scoring pair?
The Dynamic Duo
Batman and Robin
Town and Country
Fire and Ice
Which of these Vanderbilt stars not only returned to coach his alma mater, but also played in the NBA?
Jan Van Breda Koff
After the 2008-09 season, Vanderbilt along with Princeton and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, were three NCAA division 1 schools to accomplish the same feat. What record did they all share?
They are the only teams to hit a three-point field goal in every game
They are the only teams to play a complete game without committing as turnover
They are the only teams to have a slam dunk in every game
They are the only teams to shoot over 2500 team free throws during a season
Bob Polk was the first full-time men's basketball coach at Vanderbilt (1947-1961). Who followed him and retired in 1976 as the winningest coach in Vanderbilt history?
What nickname was given to the 1970s scoring trio of Jeff Fosnes, Joe Ford, and Butch Feher?
The Terrific Trio
In 2008, what Vanderbilt basketball player was the first in school history to score over 2000 points?
Willie "Hutch" Jones
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