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  1. March Madness 2023: What #16 seed defeated #1 Purdue?… Fairleigh Dickinson University
  2. March Madness 2023: What 1st year coach lead his #16 seed to a victory over #1 Purdue?… Tobin Anderson.
  3. What school immediately hired Tobin Anderson after his #16 Fairleigh Dickinson University defeated #1 Purdue?… Iona
  4. March Madness 2023: What #15 seed knocked off #2 Arizona?…. Princeton.
  5. March Madness 2023: What #13 seed knocked off #4 Virginia?…. Furman

Other March Madness Trivia

  1. March Madness 2022: Name the #15 seed that knocked of #2 Kentucky… St. Peter’s University.
  2. What is the current distance of the NCAA 3-point line?… 22 feet 1 13/4th inches.
  3. March Madness 2021: Who is the 1st team to defeat ALL double-digit seeds to make it to the Final Four?… Houston. No. 15 Cleveland State, No. 10 Rutgers, No. 11 Syracuse and No. 12 Oregon State.
  4. March Madness 2021: Name the 2021 March Madness team that advanced to the 2nd round without scoring a basket… Oregon, VCU was could not play the game due to Covid-19.
  5. What is the furthest a #15 seed has advanced?… Sweet Sixteen.
  6. Who is the all-time leading NCAA Division I scorer?… Pete Maravich 3,667 points
  7. March Madness 2021: What father – son / coach / player duo advanced to the Sweet Sixteen as a #11 seed in 2021?… Jim Boeheim & Buddy Boeheim?
  8. March Madness 2021: What is the nickname of the sharp shooting guard who is the son of the Syracuse coach?… Buddy Buckets Boeheim
  9. Name the two #15 seeds that advanced to the Sweet Sixteen (2013 & 2021)?… Florida Gulf Coast (2013) & Oral Roberts (2021)
  10. How many #15 seeds have beaten a #2 seed?… Nine.
  11. What award is given to the best player in the Missouri Conference? … Larry Bird Award
  12. March Madness 2021: What #15 seed defeated a #2 seed?… Oral Roberts defeated Ohio State 75 – 72 in overtime.
  13. March Madness 2021: Who was the superfan that watched Loyola of Chicago defeat #1 seed Illinois to advance to the Elite Eight?… Sister Jean
  14. March Madness 2021: Which school made its 1st every appearance in the NCAA tournament in 2021?… Grand Canyon University.
  15. March Madness 2021: Can you name the college Rick Pitino lead to the NCAA Tournament in 2021 making it the 5th school he has coached in the NCAAs?… Iona College
  16. How many changes have occurred to the college 3-point line?…
  17. In 2008 the NCAA voted to mover the 3-point line back. What was the new distance?… 20 feet 9 inches
  18. When was the current college 3-point line instituted?… 2019
  19. What distance was the 1st NCAA 3-point line?… 19 feet 9 inches.
  20. What distance was the of the ACC experimental 3-point line?… 17 feet 9 inches
  21. What distance was the 1st NCAA 3-point line?… 19 feet 9 inches.
  22. How many programs has Rick Pitino lead to the NCAA Tournament?… 5 Boston University, Providence College, Kentucky University, Louisville, & Iona College
  23. How many programs has Rick Pitino lead to the Final Four?…
  24. March Madness 2021: What brothers scored a combined 58 points in a 1st round loss to to become the 2nd highest total by brothers in NCAA history?…
  25. Can you name the three coaches who have lead 5 Teams to the NCAA tournament?… Tubby Smith, Lon Kruger, & Rick Pitino.
  26. Which program has won the most NCAA tournaments?
  27. Which program has won the most NCAA tournament games?
  28. Which program has has the most consecutive NCAA tournament appearances?
  29. How many programs has Rick Pitino lead to the National Championship?
  30. What popular move was banned from college basketball in 1967, to be reinstated in 1976?…  The slam dunk
  31. Where was the first NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament held?… Patten Gymnasium
  32. What school did NBA great, Larry Bird, play for in the NCAA?… Indiana State
  33. What was the first team in NCAA Men’s Basketball history to start five African-American players?… Texas Western
  34. Which school’s father-son (coach-player) duo “drew” up a great last second play to beat Ole Miss in the opening round of the tournament in 1998?… Valparaiso
  35. Which 15th-seeded underdogs upset No. 2 seed, Arizona, in 1993?… Santa Clara
  36. What name did Arkansas give to its pressure defense style during the nineties?… Forty Minutes of Hell
  37. Which team won ten out of twelve Titles from 1964 to 1975?… UCLA
  38. What team won two consecutive Final Four Titles in 1991 and 1992, the first to do so since 1973?… Duke
  39. What year saw seven players from the Final Four get drafted into the NBA?… 1996
  40. Which 1980 team was known as “the Doctors of Dunk”?… Louisville
  41. What team shares second place with Duke for most consecutive Final Four appearances after UCLA?… Cincinnati
  42. What non-sports related event led to the elimination of a 3rd place game in the Final Four?… The Reagan Assassination Attempt
  43. Who is the only coach to win both an NCAA and an NBA title?… Larry Brown
  44. What do the 1985 Villanova team, the 1988 Kansas team, and the 1983 NC State team have in common?… They are the only teams seeded worse than fifth that won the NCAA title.
  45. What is the only team to have scored over 100 points in a final?… UNLV
  46. What player scored the most points in a Final Four game?… Bill Walton
  47. What team was No. 1 seed three years in a row in the 1980’s without winning a single game?… DePaul
  48. What early NCAA championship team was nicknamed the “Tall Firs”?… Oregon
  49. Who was chosen NCAA Player of the Year in 1985 despite averaging only 14.6 points per game?… Patrick Ewing
  50. Which player earned Final Four MVP honors in 1983 despite playing for a losing team?… Hakeem Olajuwon
  51. What was the first conference to have three teams in the Final Four?… the Big East
  52. What was the first NCAA Men’s Basketball championship team to finish the season undefeated?… San Francisco
  53. Whose famous NBA rivalry with Larry Bird began in the 1979 NCAA Final Four?… Magic Johnson
  54. In 1989, Seton Hall’s star player was Andrew Gaze. What country was he from?… Australia. The Pirates got on a hot streak that year, and rolled all the way to the Final before losing to Michigan in overtime.
  55. Who broke UCLA’s streak of seven consecutive National Championships in 1974?… NC State
  56. Who was the coach of the 1983 NC State Championship team?… Jim Valvano
  57. What was the nickname of the 1983 NCAA Runner-ups University of Houston?… Phi Slamma Jamma
  58. What was the motto of Jim Valvano during his teams championship run (30 for 30 titled it’s documentary after this slogan)?… Survive and Advance
  59. Since the year 2000, which team has made the most Final Fours?… Michigan State has made 5 Final Fours since 2000 (2000, 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2010). However, the Spartans have only one title (2000) and one runner up finish (2009).
  60. Which of these teams has NOT made a Final Four: UNLV, Tennessee, Michgan, Arkansas?… Tennessee
  61. Which was the only year to feature all four #1 seeds in the Final Four?… 2008
  62. Which city hosted the 2010 Final Four?… Indianapolis
  63. What is the lowest seed to ever make a Final Four?… Twice in the history of the NCAA Tournament has a #11 seed made the Final Four. Since seeding began only LSU (1986) and George Mason (2006) have done it as #11 seeds.
  64. Which of these schools have NOT made a Final Four: Kentucky, Auburn, Maryland, Michigan State?… Auburn
  65. Which of these cities has hosted the most Final Fours: San Antonio, Tampa, Los Angeles, Kansas City?… Kansas City has been the site of 10 Final Fours
  66. Which coach has more Final Four appearances than any other?… John Wooden
  67. Which school has made more Final Fours than any other?… Both North Carolina and UCLA have made 18 Final Four appearances. However, UCLA’s 1980 appearance was vacated due to ineligible player allegations, which actually gives them 17 recognized appearances.
  68. Which school made three consecutive Final Fours in the 2000s?… UCLA made three straight Final Fours from 2006 to 2008. The Bruins never won the title though.
  69. Which was the last team to enter the Final Four undefeated?… UNLV 1991
  70. What is the only team to beat all #1 seeds in one tournament?… Arizona 1997 NCAA Champions
  71. What conference was the 1st to have 3 teams in the Final Four?… The Big East in 1985
  72. How many coaches did UCLA have between Wooden and its next title team in 1995?… 5
  73. How many times did UNC Coach Dean Smith reach the Final Four before winning it?… 6
  74. Where does Kansas rank in Final Four appearances?… 4th behind UCLA, Duke, and North Carolina
  75. How many times have Number 1 seeds played for the title since seeding began in 1979? … 5
  76. What is the lowest seed to win the NCAA title?… #8 seed Villanova 1985
  77. What is the highest sum of seeds to play in a championship game?…  15. 2014 #7 UConn vs. #8 Kentucky. (The previous total was 14.)
  78. What country singer who is the front man for Hootie and the Blowfish sang the 2014 National anthem for the Championship game?… Darius Rucker