THE SPORTS DOCTOR- Consolation prize: Win the quiz instead of the pool


"Final Four"
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In honor of my busted bracket, please enjoy this March Madness quiz.

  • 1. In 1993, Arizona became the second No. 2 seed to ever lose to a No. 15 seed, when it fell to Steve Nash and company in the opening round. To which team did Arizona lose?


    • a. Santa Clara
    • b. East Tennessee State
    • c. Murray State
    • d. East Washington


    • 2. In the 1994 tournament, which team ended North Carolina's streak of 13 straight Sweet Sixteen appearances?


    • a. Florida
    • b. Boston College
    • c. Arizona
    • d. Arkansas


    • 3. In 2000, for the first time in NCAA tournament history, a pair of No. eight-seeds advanced all the way to the Final Four in the same season. Who were those two teams?


    • a. Florida & Utah
    • b. Indiana & Marquette
    • c. Minnesota & Stanford
    • d. Wisconsin & North Carolina


    • 4. In 1985, Villanova became the worst seed to ever win the NCAA Championship. What was their seeding?


    • a. 6th
    • b. 7th
    • c. 8th
    • d. 9th


    • 5. In 1984, Georgetown– led by Patrick Ewing– won their first National Championship. Which school did they defeat 84-75 in the championship game?


    • a. North Carolina
    • b. Virginia
    • c. Houston
    • d. Kentucky



    • 6. Between 1939 and 2000, which was the last team from the Ivy League to make the Final Four?


    • a. Brown
    • b. Dartmouth
    • c. Princeton
    • d. Pennsylvania 


    • 7. When was the last time none of the No. 1 seeds reached the Final Four?


    • a. 1985
    • b. 2006
    • c. 2000
    • d. 1998


    • 8. Which of the teams listed below wasn't featured in the Final Four of the 2009 tournament?


    • a. Villanova University
    • b. North Carolina State 
    • c. Louisville
    • d. Michigan State


    • 9. Which of these Big Ten schools did not made the Final Four between 2000 and 2003?


    • a. Indiana
    • b. Wisconsin
    • c. Michigan State
    • d. Ohio State


    • 10. Who has participated in the most NCAA Tournaments without reaching a Final Four?


    • a. Tennessee
    • b. BYU
    • c. Wisconsin
    • d. Washington State


    • 11. Only one team scored over 100 points in an NCAA title game in the 1990's. Who were they?


    • a. UCLA
    • b. Arizona
    • c. UNLV 
    • d. Kentucky


    • 12. In 1983 which player won the MVP but was on the losing team?


    • a. Grant Hill
    • b. Michael Jordan
    • c. Hakeem Olajuwon
    • d. Nick Collison


    • 13. Which #1 seed was the only #1 seed to make it to the Final Four in 2004?


    • a. St. Joseph's
    • b. Stanford
    • c. Connecticut
    • d. Duke


    • 14. The 2008 March Madness saw the Final Four made up of all number-one seeded teams. How many times had this happened before?


    • a. 9
    • b. 3
    • c. 0
    • d. 6


    • 15. When was the "losers" tournament, the National Invitational Tournament, founded?


    • a. 1956
    • b. 1971
    • c. 1938
    • d. 1980



ANSWERS

1. A, 2. B, 3. D, 4. C, 5. C, 6. D (1979), 7. B, 8 . C, 9.  D, 10. C (25), 11. C (103), 12. C, 13. D, 14. C, 15. C 



Juanita Giles lives in Keysville where she makes videos and updates her Sports Doctor site. She's also on Facebook!

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