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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