People go mad for the NCAA Division I Championship each year. Beloved by schools and alumni alike, college basketball teams attract fans of all ages and shot ranges.
Find out how much you know about NCAA basketball with this quiz. Then, tell us in the comments section below which team are you rooting for this year!
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The NCAA division that gets the most attention during March Madness:
The NCAA Division I schools get all the television coverage and media attention, but there are playoffs for the smaller Division II and Division III men’s and women’s teams as well.
The team that’s won the most NCAA Division I men’s basketball championship titles:
UCLA holds the honor of having the most men’s b-ball championships, with 11 titles. The next closest is Kentucky, with eight.
Athletes on the winning championship team automatically get:
While many players are on full scholarships and others do go on to play for the NBA, these perks are not a given. NCAA rules prohibit the amateur athletes from getting paid for their sport, but players do get a championship ring if they win!
Who won the 2016 NCAA championship?
The Villanova Wildcats beat the North Carolina Tar Heels to win the 2016 NCAA championship.
Which team became the first in history to win back-to-back championships with the same returning starting lineup?
The University of Florida Gators became the first team in history to win back-to-back championships with the same returning starting lineup.
Another nickname for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is:
Sixty-eight of the best college basketball teams go to The Big Dance.
An underdog team that goes further in the tournament than expected is called a _____ team:
Just like the girl who wasn’t supposed to be the belle of the ball, the school that proceeds further than anyone expected in the Big Dance has a Cinderella team.
The chart which displays all the teams in the tournament is called a:
This chart is called a bracket. It looks a little like a family tree and has spaces to fill in as the winners of each round proceed to the next, along with the dates and locations of each game.
The tournament’s elimination rounds do not include:
There’s no special name for the 32 teams left standing after the first round of tournament play, but there are nicknames for subsequent rounds. Those teams in the regional semifinals are the Sweet Sixteen, regional finals are the Elite Eight and the conference semifinals are the Final Four.
The first NCAA tourney was held in:
The first NCAA men’s basketball tournament was held in 1939. Oregon took down Ohio State with a score of 46-33.
I took it again and got 100 and im 12.
100 lets get it
Im not good at this quiz
I finally did it
Wow I love basketball !! Let’s go Kentucky! ❤️
Kentucky will win
UCLA will win
cool i guess……
That test was kind of hard but it was a a little easy.
that was easy
That was easy, except the 1 i got wrong
that was hard i had so much trouble on that i made a 10.33 but i think i did good better than you