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Extreme NCAA Basketball

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Extreme NCAA Basketball game quiz
"This is one of the toughest NCAA basketball trivia quizzes ever. This will be an extreme challenge to even the most die-hard NCAA hoops experts."

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1. Which team did UCLA not defeat in a title game during their amazing run of 10 titles in 12 years?
    Purdue
    North Carolina
    Houston
    Kentucky


2. Who was the first player to play for an NIT champion and NCAA runner-up in the same season?
    Arnie Ferrin
    Dick McGuire
    Bobby Jackson
    Bob Cousy


3. Who was the first freshman to be named a first-team AP All-American?
    Michael Jordan
    Wayman Tisdale
    Chris Jackson
    Lew Alcindor


4. What school was the first team to be a number 1 seed in the NCAA tournament three years in a row without winning a game?
    Louisville
    DePaul
    Notre Dame
    St. Johns


5. By the beginning of the 20th Century, which of these schools did not have a legendary hoops alumnus nicknamed 'Pearl'?
    N.C. State
    Texas A and M
    Syracuse
    Winstom-Salem State


6. Who was the first major-college player to score over 2,500 points while standing less than 6 feet tall?
    Pete Maravich
    Calvin Murphy
    Muggsy Bogues
    Phil Ford


7. Who was the first player to lead the NCAA, NBA, and ABA in scoring?
    Artis Gilmore
    Rick Barry
    Charlie Scott
    Julius Erving


8. Which of the following players never transferred from a school during their college career (i.e. spent his entire college career at the same school)?
    Cedric Maxwell
    Larry Bird
    Elgin Baylor
    Hank Gathers


9. Which player from the following list led the nation in scoring and rebounding in the same year?
    Lew Alcindor
    Xavier McDaniel
    Shaquille O'Neal
    Theo Ratliff


10. Which school in the following list won an NCAA tournament championship first?
    Kentucky
    UCLA
    Indiana
    North Carolina


11. What manouvre became illegal in 1968?
    live-ball substitutions
    offensive goaltending
    dunking
    palming


12. Which of the following was not provided for in the original 13 rules drawn up by Dr. James Naismith?
    center jump
    penalty for fouls
    dribbling
    10 foot high basket


13. What is Pistol Pete Maravich's record career scoring average?
    42.1 ppg
    44.2 ppg
    43.8 ppg
    38.0 ppg


14. Which of these players did not play high school ball in Indiana?
    Scott Skiles
    Oscar Robertson
    Bob Knight
    Glenn Robinson


15. Which school appeared in 3 straight final fours in the 1980s (1979-80 through 88-89 seasons)?
    Houston
    Georgetown
    North Carolina
    UNLV


16. Which of these players was not his college's all-time leading scorer by the end of his college career?
    Hank Gathers
    Glen Rice
    Sidney Wicks
    Rick Barry


17. Which team was the first team to win the NCAA tournament with more than 6 losses?
    Villanova
    Marquette
    Kansas
    Arizona


18. Who was the first NCAA tournament championship game participant to be the son of a former first-team All-American?
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jr.
    Chris Collins
    Terry Hatton
    Luke Walton


19. Which player was the first to gain some form of All-America honor (1st, 2nd, or 3rd team) 4 years in a row?
    Derrick Coleman
    Tom Gola
    Patrick Ewing
    Bill Walton


20. Which of the following athletes played in a NCAA title game and a World Series?
    Kenny Lofton
    Tim Stoddard
    Dick Groat
    Jackie Robinson


21. What player gained Player of the Year honors despite averaging only 14.6 ppg?
    Jason Kidd
    Jacque Vaughn
    Patrick Ewing
    Miles Simon


22. How many NCAA tourney games did UCLA win in a row from 1964 to 1974?
    27
    64
    48
    38


23. What legendary figure of the game had a losing record as coach of Kansas?
    Adolph Rupp
    Phog Allen
    James Naismith
    John Wooden


24. When was the first NCAA tournament to invite 64 teams?
    1985
    1975
    1981
    1987


25. Which coach's actions led the NCAA to force teams to accept an NCAA bid or not play in the postseason?
    Adolph Rupp
    Jerry Tarkanian
    John Wooden
    Al McGuire


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