Are you one of those Indiana University Basketball fans who remembers where you were when Christian Watford hit the Wat Shot that beat Kentucky in 2011? Or maybe you’re a little older and you can remember watching the 87 national championship game when Keith Smart hit the floating baseline jumper to beat Syracuse. Or maybe you remember when Big Red, Scott May and Quinn Buckner led the 1976 team to the undefeated national championship. The point is you’re an Indiana basketball fan through and through. And this combination IU basketball trivia book/trip down memory lane/IU hoops history book is just for you.
In So You Think You Know Indiana University Basketball (We’ll see about that), author and longtime IU basketball expert Terry Hutchens offers the ultimate IU basketball trivia challenge. You can take the entire challenge which covers nine different areas of concentration or you can challenge yourself and simply choose your best topic and see how you do in that chapter.
Here are a couple of sample questions included in the book:
What kind of circus animal once roamed loose in the bowels of the current Assembly Hall?
What was the cost of a student season ticket for the first season in the New IU Fieldhouse built in 1960?
What was the name of the fictional international player that Bob Knight announced on his television show in 1993 that Indiana was about to recruit?
What was the name of the IU manager in the 2008-09 season that actually suited up and played three games for the Hoosiers?
Name the two Indiana Mr. Basketball players who wore the No. 22 at Indiana?
How many IU players have been selected as the No. 1 player overall in the NBA Draft?