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Governor’s Victory Bell

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What is the Governor’s Victory Bell?

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The Governor’s Victory Bell is awarded to the winner of the college football game between rivals  the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Penn State Nittany Lions. The Governor’s Victory Bell was first presented when Penn State entered the Big Ten Conference and had their first league game against Minnesota – a game they won. The rivalry is now held four times every ten years.

First NCAA Lacrosse Championships

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What schools had the first NCAA lacrosse championships for both men and women across all NCAA divisions?

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The first NCAA lacrosse championships were as follows:

  • Men
    • NCAA Division I: 1971 – Cornell
    • NCAA Division II: 1974 – Towson
    • NCAA Division III: 1980 – Hobart
  • Women
    • NCAA Division I: 1982 – Massachusetts
    • NCAA Division II: 2001 – C.W. Post
    • NCAA Division III: 1985 – TCNJ

Most NCAA D1 Basketball Championships

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What NCAA Division I basketball teams have the most national championships?

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NCAA D1 Men

  • UCLA: 11 – 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1995
  • Kentucky: 8 – 1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012
  • North Carolina: 6 – 1957, 1982, 1993, 2005, 2009, 2017
  • Duke: 5 – 1991, 1992, 2001, 2010, 2015
  • Indiana: 5 – 1940, 1953, 1976, 1981, 1987

NCAA D1 Women

  • Connecticut: 11 – 1995, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Tennessee: 8 – 1987, 1989, 1991,1996, 1997, 1998, 2007, 2008
  • Baylor: 2 – 2005, 2012
  • Louisiana Tech: 2 – 1982, 1988
  • Stanford: 2 1990, 1992
  • USC: 2 – 1983, 1984

First NCAA Basketball Team with 100 Consecutive Wins

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What was the first NCAA basketball team to win 100 games in a row?

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With their 100th consecutive win on February 13, 2017 the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team became the first and only NCAA team to achieve 100 wins in a row. The next milestone for the UConn women, beating Wayland Baptist University’s record of 131 straight wins. Wayland Baptist University played in the Amateur Athletic Union, AAU, before the NCAA began sponsoring women’s basketball.

First Major Bowl Game Outcomes

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What was the outcome of the first Cotton Bowl, Orange Bowl, Rose Bowl, and Sugar Bowl?

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  • First Cotton Bowl: January 1, 1937 – TCU 16 / Marquette 6
  • First Orange Bowl: January 1, 1935 – Bucknell 26 / Miami (FL) 0
  • First Rose Bowl: January 1, 1902 – Stanford 0 / Michigan 49
  • First Sugar Bowl: January 1, 1935 – Tulane 20 / Temple 14

Ram-Falcon Trophy

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In college football, what is the Ram-Falcon Trophy?

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The Ram-Falcon Trophy goes to the winner of the annual Air Force – Colorado football game. The trophy was first awarded on November 30, 1957 to Colorado who defeated Air Force 20 to 7.

Old Brass Spittoon

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Who receives the Old Brass Spittoon trophy?

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The Old Brass Spittoon trophy is awarded to the winner Indiana–Michigan State college football game. The trophy was first awarded in 1922 – a game that Indiana won 14 to 6.

First NCAA Division II Football Championship

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The NCAA Division II has been crowning a football national champion since 1973. What school was that first champion?

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The first football national champion for the NCAA Division II in 1973 was Louisiana Tech. Louisiana Tech. has not won the championship since.

First Naismith College Coach of the Year Award

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When was the First Naismith College Coach of the Year Award first awarded and who was the recipient?

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The First Naismith College Coach of the Year Award was first handed out for the 1986/1987 college basketball season. The winners were:

  • Men’s coach: Bob Knight of Indiana
  • Women’s coach: Pat Summitt of Tennessee

Most Consecutive NCAA Men’s Basketball Championships

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What school has won the most consecutive NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball championships?

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UCLA won 7 championships in a row from 1967 to 1973. This was in a run that saw them win 9 of 10 championships from 1964 to 1973. Four of the UCLA teams had perfect 30-0 records during that ten year stretch.