Slumberland Basketball Fever Trivia

By: 13 Sports
By: 13 Sports

Scroll to the bottom for answers and fun facts.



1) Q: What site has hosted the most Final Fours?

2) Q: Which team has won the most NCAA Championships?

3) Q: What team has the longest active streak of NCAA Tournament appearances?

4) Q: Who were the 4 Final Four teams in 2013?

5) Q: What is the only league that doesn’t give its automatic bid to its conference tournament champion?

6) Q: What is the lowest seed to ever win the NCAA Tournament?

7) Q: When and where was the only Final Four to include all four 1-seeds?

8) Q: What was the last team to finish the year undefeated?

9) Q: What are the 4 networks that air NCAA tournament games?

10) Q: How many coaches have won 3 or more NCAA Tournaments?

11) Q: Which player has been named the NCAA Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player the most times?

12) Q: Who is the only coach to take four different schools to the NCAA Tournament?



ANSWERS & FUN FACTS LISTED BELOW:


1) A: Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, MO (9)

Fun fact: Municipal Auditorium hosted in 1940, 41, 42, 54, 55, 56, 57, 61, 64; Kemper Arena hosted in 1988

2) A: UCLA (11)

Fun fact: 10 of those 11 titles came in a 12-year stretch from 1964-1975

3) A: Kansas (24) … 2014 will make 25

Fun fact: KU has made the tournament every year since 1990, 14 for Roy Williams, 10 for Bill Self … 2014 will make it 11

4) A: Syracuse (4 seed in East), Michigan (4 seed in South), Louisville (1 seed in Midwest), Wichita State (9 seed in West),

Fun fact: Louisville beat Michigan 82-76 in the finals

5) A: Ivy League

Fun fact: The Ivy League gives its automatic bid to its regular season champion. The other 30 conferences give it to their tournament champs.

6) A: 8-seed

Fun fact: Two 8-seeds have won the Tournament: Villanova in 85, Kansas in 88

7) A: 2008 in San Antonio. Kansas def Memphis in the finals 75-68 in OT

Fun Fact: North Carolina (East), Kansas (Midwest), Memphis (South), UCLA (West)

8) A: Indiana Hoosiers in 1976 (32-0).

Fun fact: UCLA has the most undefeated seasons, 4. (1964, 67, 72, 73)

9) A: CBS, TBS, TNT, TruTV

Fun Fact: In 2010 CBS partnered with Turner Sports to get a 14-year, $11 Billion deal ($786 Million/Year avg.)

10) A: 5 – John Wooden (10 at UCLA), Adolph Rupp (4 at Kentucky), Mike Krzyzewski (4 at Duke), Bob Knight (3 at Kentucky), Jim Calhoun (3 at UConn)

Fun Fact: Krzyzewski, Roy Williams (North Carolina), Rick Pitino (Kentucky & Louisville) and Billy Donovan (Florida) are the only active coaches with multiple NCAA Titles.

11) A: Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar), UCLA in 1967, 68, 69

Fun Fact: Abdul-Jabbar is also the all time leading scorer in the NBA (38,387). He won 6 NBA Championships as a player (1 with the Bucks, 5 with the Lakers)

12) A: Lon Kruger

Fun Fact: Kruger has actually taken FIVE different teams to the NCAA Tournament: K-State, Florida, Illinois, UNLV, and Oklahoma


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