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Lions and Tigers and... Gophers? Oh my! Just what is in a team name?

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Lions and Tigers and... Gophers? Oh my! Just what is in a team name?

1. Two teams in NCAA basketball take their nicknames from ancient Greece. What state is home to both of these classic schools?

  • Georgia
  • New York
  • Michigan

2. What animal family has inspired the most team names of the NCAA's 64 competitors?

  • Cats
  • Hogs
  • Reptiles

3. There's was a lot of hoopla when Crayola changed the name of its Indian Red, which was actually named for the centuries-old paint it resembles. Which school's mascot was changed because it, too, was deemed a racial slur?

  • Arkansas State
  • St. John's
  • Oklahoma State

4. How many of the NCAA's 64 team's nicknames (not necessarily colors) contain Blue?

  • 1
  • 5
  • 3

5. Which nickname has won the most NCAA Men's Basketball Championships?

  • Wildcats
  • Hoosiers
  • Bruins

1. Two teams in NCAA basketball take their nicknames from ancient Greece. What state is home to both of these classic schools?
Michigan

2. What animal family has inspired the most team names of the NCAA's 64 competitors?
Cats

3. There's was a lot of hoopla when Crayola changed the name of its Indian Red, which was actually named for the centuries-old paint it resembles. Which school's mascot was changed because it, too, was deemed a racial slur?
St. John's

4. How many of the NCAA's 64 team's nicknames (not necessarily colors) contain Blue?
3

5. Which nickname has won the most NCAA Men's Basketball Championships?
Bruins

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