Tulsa Basketball by BruceM

Champion(s):

casketromance


Runner(s)-Up:

MBlumenfeld


Quiz Description

Players, coaches, and teams associated with hoops and the city of Tulsa.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 20 52 16 24 36 44 48 40 32 12 20 60
1 casketromance 392 98 15
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32
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60
2 MBlumenfeld 369 94 15
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24
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36
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44
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40
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60
3 GoodmanDL 356 88 15
20
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36
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44
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60
3 Ryno23 356 88 15
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48
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32
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60
5 GrahamJ 349 82 15
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44
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60
6 KaneMH 342 78 15
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52
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36
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60
7 SteveWilliams 331 74 00
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60
8 johnbcrowe 326 70 15
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44
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32
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60
9 ReeseC 325 66 15
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32
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60
10 SlickRick87 283 62 15
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11 EdwardsT 279 58 15
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12 HightB 277 54 15
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13 Crow-T-Robot 260 50 00
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44
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14 twarner50 236 46 15
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36
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32
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15 MatherV 233 42 15
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32
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16 LuskT 225 38 15
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17 chc 209 34 15
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18 MattK 201 30 00
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19 Matto 197 26 15
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20 WeikleB 193 22 15
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21 VenguswamyK 148 18 00
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22 akambour 127 14 15
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23 CoenM 108 10 15
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24 Vintsanity 35 6 15
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25 DouglasLovesVixey 0 2 00
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Questions:

By what name was the current Dallas Wings WNBA franchise known when it played in Tulsa from 2010 to 2015? The team had previously used this same name in Detroit.

("Pistons" is the kind of answer we are looking for but is not the right answer).

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Shock

Which league was home to the Tulsa Fast Breakers (rebranded to the Tulsa Zone in 1991)? This "World's Oldest Professional Basketball League" predated the NBA by a few weeks, though fans about the age of your smith may better remember the system by which each quarter was worth one standings point.

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CBA (or Continental Basketball Association)

Which Division I school reached the NCAA Men's tournament each year from 2006 to 2008 (losing to Memphis, Washington State, and Pitt in the first round)? Scott Sutton, one of Eddie's sons, coaches this Summit League team, which competes against the University of Tulsa for the Mayor's Cup.

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Oral Roberts University (or ORU)

Which Tulsa native shot just 2-for-18 in Game 7 of the 1994 NBA finals? This Knick had scored 27 points in Game 6 but Hakeem Olajuwon blocked his last-second shot that otherwise could have won a championship.

(Your smith will always treasure this man's autobiography, a thoughtful gift from a quiz teammate.)

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John Starks

What power forward and bass guitarist grew up in Tulsa, was drafted #2 overall (behind Patrick Ewing) by the Indiana Pacers, and had his #23 retired by the University of Oklahoma (Blake Griffin wore it with his permission)? Hang Time and Rebound are two albums by this jazz musician, who died of bone cancer at age 44.

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Wayman Tisdale

With which NBA team did Tulsa native Anthony Bowie accomplish a notorious March 1996 triple-double? On grabbing a 10th rebound, Bowie called a timeout with 2.7 seconds left (and this team up by 20), then drew up the play on which David Vaughn got an uncontested dunk for Bowie's 10th assist. Brian Hill, this team's coach, did not cooperate but also did nothing to prevent the play.

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Orlando Magic

Which Big Ten team beat Tulsa in a March 2016 First Four game, then promptly lost to Notre Dame in the Round of 64?

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Michigan

Either of two answers is acceptable. Tulsa reached the 2000 Elite Eight as a #7 seed, the same year that two #8 seeds reached the Final Four. Ed Cota played point guard for one; New Zealand-born Kirk Penney was a swingman for the other. Name either #8 seed to reach the Final Four in 2000.

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North Carolina; Wisconsin

Which #5 seed lost a 1994 first-round game to Tulsa (112-102), two years before losing a 1996 first-round game (as a #4 seed) to Princeton (43-41)? (In 1995 this school had no trouble getting past Florida International.)

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UCLA

Which head coach led Tulsa to the NIT championship in 1981, four years before taking his "40 minutes of hell" to Arkansas?

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Nolan Richardson

Which head coach got Tulsa to the Sweet 16 twice in the early 1990s before moving on to Georgia? He led Kentucky to a title in 1998, the year that Jeff Sheppard was the NCAA tournament's Most Outstanding Player and Nazr Mohammed was the only Wildcat taken in the NBA draft.

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Tubby Smith

Two answers required. Bill Self's first two head coaching jobs were at [the school from question #3] and Tulsa. Self's next two career moves would lead Self to replace two coaching legends who have won over 1,400 NCAA games between them. Name both of those coaches, who are both still active as NCAA Division I head coaches.

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Lon Kruger; Roy Williams