1) Five thousand people watched Oregon beat Ohio State, 46-33, in Evanston, Illinois, for the first NCAA championship crown in what year?

• 1939

• 1940

• 1941

2) In 1957, the nation watched as Wilt “the Stilt” Chamberlain and his Kansas teammates lost the NCAA championship in a triple-overtime thriller that gave birth to the term “March Madness.” Which team won?

• Indiana

• Michigan

• North Carolina

3) Which college has won the most NCAA basketball championships (11 total)?

• Duke University


• University of Kentucky

4) Physical education teacher James Naismith invented basketball in 1891 using what as hoops?

• Fishing nets

• Peach baskets

• Laundry baskets

answers: 1. 1939; 2. North Carolina; 3. UCLA; 4. Peach baskets.


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