Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

T-U 2

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

T-U 2

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"This is as tough a loss as I've had in coaching, and I've been coaching a long time."


Louisville coach, after the 62-61 loss to Morehead State.


If you're not President Barack Obama, your bracket is probably busted already. But all that men's basketball research shouldn't go to waste. Here's a round of trivia questions to test your March Madness knowledge. It's six victories to win an NCAA title for most teams and six questions for a perfect score.

1. What team was the first No. 15 seed to upset a No. 2?

2. In 2009, North Carolina nearly broke the record for combined margin of victory since the tournament expanded to 64 teams. What team still owns the record?

3. Christian Laettner owns the career tournament scoring record with 407 points in 23 games. Who has the record for scoring in a single tournament?

4. The No. 12 seed has almost legendary status. Who was the first No. 12 seed to beat a No. 5 in a 64-team bracket?

5. UCLA won 38 NCAA Tournament games in a row. What team ended the Bruins' streak in 1974?

6. One player owns three of the top five scoring games in NCAA Tournament history, including the high of 61 points. Who is it?


1. Richmond over Syracuse 73-69 in 1991.

2. The 1996 Kentucky Wildcats beat their opponents by a combined 129 points.

3. Michigan's Glen Rice scored 184 points in the 1989 tournament.

4. In 1985, the first year after the NCAA expanded the tournament to 64 teams, No. 12 Kentucky beat No. 5 Washington.

5. N.C. State beat UCLA 80-77 in double overtime to end the streak in the 1974 national semifinals.

6. Notre Dame's Austin Carr scored 61 points against Ohio in 1970. His career tournament scoring average was 41.3 points per game, according to the NCAA, but he only had a 2-5 record. …

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