March Madness Pre-Tourney Quiz – Fill in the Blanks
Using your #2 pencil, take this quiz and send your answers to Ralph Garcia of NGSCSports by close of business next Monday. The quiz is designed to get you oriented and test your knowledge, for the upcoming March Madness tournament.
The person who created the term March Madness was ______________.
Answer: Pat O’Brien, CBS Sports broadcaster
NGSCSports does a ________ job of covering March Madness.
The best name of any player in the history of March Madness is __________.
Answer: Ryan Archidiacano
The highest TV ratings ever for a March Madness was the game between _______ and _____.
Answer: Indiana State (led by Larry Legend Bird) and Michigan State (led by Magic Johnson.
In the March Madness final game between Butler and Duke, a shot was missed in the last second by _____that would have won the game.
Answer: Gordon Haywood
_____ ______ made two free throws in the final two minutes to lift Michigan to a national title over Seton Hall.
Answer: Ramuel Robinson
_____ _____ made every one of his shots to lead his Villanova team to the championship over Georgetown.
Answer: Harold Jensen
______ _____ made a buzzer beater in a March Madness game, dove on the floor, and then was piled on by the rest of his teammates.
Answer: Bryce Drew
When Arkansas won the national title led by Nolan Richardson, the style of play used by the Razorbacks was called _____ ______ ____ _____.
Answer: thirty minutes of hell
After the championship game, the song that gets played for the winning team is ___ ______ _______.
Answer: “One Shining Moment”
Wally Szerbiak once scored ___ points in a March Madness game.
_____ _____ ____ popped in 41 points to lead Kentucky to a national title in the 1970s.
Answer: Jack Goose Givens
The greatest six game shooting performance during March Madness by a single player was achieved by _______ _______ of Michigan.
Answer: Glen Rice
_______ ________ once stepped on the chest of a Kentucky player in a March Madness game.
Answer: Christian Laettner
President Bill Clinton was a big fan of the _____ _____ team.
Answer: Arkansas Razorbacks
The fact that Sammy Sportface covers March Madness for NGSCSports is indicative of how _____ a news organization NGSCSports is.
______ _______ is not paying for Sporface to travel to the Final Four to cover the games because he doesn’t see a good return on his investment.
Answer: Ralph Garcia
_____ will win this year’s March Madness tourney.
Answer: Virginia Tech
This year’s women’s UConn team is _______ than the men’s UConn team.
The sport that is played during March Madness is called ________.
Nick Saban has ______ won a March Madness trophy.