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Trivia Quiz - Jim Valvano: Courageous Coach

This is a quiz on former NCAA Basketball Coach Jim Valvano who lost his battle with cancer after creating the Jimmy V Foundation.

Quiz Number: 4527
Date Submitted: June 08, 2012
Quiz Categories: TV Sportscasters, ACC Men's Basketball
Quiz Type: People Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 53.8 percent
Times Taken: 151 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2
Quiz is about: Jim Valvano

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1. While coaching, with what team did Jimmy V win his only National Championship?
  A.   North Carolina State
  B.   Villinova
  C.   North Carolina
  D.   Houston

2. What position did Jimmy V play while on the Rutgers basketball team?
  A.   Center
  B.   Small Forwatd
  C.   Point Guard
  D.   Shooting Guard

3. Jimmy V got his first head coaching job with what college?
  A.   George Washington
  B.   North Carolina Charleston
  C.   Depaul
  D.   John Hopkins

4. Who was Jimmy V's role model?
  A.   Casey Stengal
  B.   Vince Lombardi
  C.   Adolph Rupp
  D.   Dean Smith

5. Jimmy V was born in what state?
  A.   Massachusetts
  B.   North Carolina
  C.   New Jersey
  D.   New York

6. In 1992, Jimmy V was diagnosed with what type of cancer?
  A.   Prostate Cancer
  B.   Bone Cancer
  C.   Lung Cancer
  D.   Brain Cancer

7. Jimmy V's national title win came against what college in 1983?
  A.   Houston
  B.   Georgetown
  C.   Kentucky
  D.   Kansas

8. The player that made the winning basket as time expired to win the 1983 NCAA Championship is also buried in close proximity to Jimmy V. What is this player's name?
  A.   Thurl Bailey
  B.   Derrick Whittenburg
  C.   Lorenzo Charles
  D.   Sidney Lowe

9. Who played the role of Jimmy V in the 1996 movie "Never Give Up: The Jimmy V Story"?
  A.   Antonio Banderas
  B.   Anthony LaPaglia
  C.   Jimmy Smits
  D.   Joe Montega

10. Who replaced Jimmy V as head coach when he retired in 1990?
  A.   Ray Martin
  B.   Tom Abatemarco
  C.   Herb Sendick
  D.   Les Robinson®   

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