Phi Slama Jama by Longford

Champion(s):

Ryno23


Runner(s)-Up:

MBlumenfeld


Quiz Description

Questions about the University of Houston basketball team from the early 80s.

Full Results:

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Questions:

2 players from the 80's Houston team went on the be basketball Hall of Famers. Name both.

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Hakeen Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler

The team made 3 Final Fours in a row. In the first year (1982), the lost in the semis. What team did they lose to?

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North Carolina

Who was the coach of the Houston Cougars during this run?

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Guy Lewis

In 1983, Houston lost in the NCAA finals in a great upset. Who won the game and the championship?

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North Carolina State

Who was the coach of the winning team in 1983? This coach needed a hug.

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Jim Valvano

The team that won the championship in 1983 won in spectacular fashion. A player threw up an airball that was dunked to win the game with no time left. Who took the initial airball shot?

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Dereck Whittenburg

Who made the dunk to win the game?

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Lorenzo Charles

In the 3rd year of their run, Houston lost in the finals again. Who beat them in 1984?

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Georgetown Hoyas

Who was the star player of the 1984 winning team who also went on to a Hall of Fame NBA career?

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Patrick Ewing

Houston has some other great players besides the 2 all time greats. This one lefty guard/forward was an all American, had a post college career with stints in the NBA CBA and overseas. Name him.

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Michael Young

This Houston Cougar forward had the nickname "Cadillac". What was his name.

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Greg "Cadillac" Anderson

Houston's coach led the team for 30 years. In 1968, in the "Game of the Century", Houston beat the undefeated UCLA and broke their winning streak. Within 3, how many games in a row had UCLA won?

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47 (44-50)

In the "Game of the Century" Houston was led by what All American forward, who eventually entered the Hall of Fame.

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Elvin Hayes