Fort Wayne Basketball Quiz

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It’s March Madness time and this season we’re serving up another quiz to test your Fort Wayne knowledge! From the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and Fort Wayne Mastodons of today to the Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons and Fort Wayne Fury of yesteryear, our city has had a long history with “Indiana’s game.” This quiz isn’t limited to just college hoops, so give it a try (and let us know how you do)!

This NBA champion and 8x NBA All-Star served as head coach of the Fort Wayne Fury of the Continental Basketball Association during 1993-94 season.
Rick Barry
Larry Bird
Brian Scalabrine
Keith Smart

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That was a brick!

This former NBA all-star was born in Fort Wayne and went on the play basketball at East Noble High School and Purdue University.
Brian Cardinal
Brad Miller
Luke Recker
DeShaun Thomas

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That was a brick!

This Indiana Hoosiers alumnus served as head coach of the IPFW Mastodons men's basketball team from 2005 to 2011.
Dane Fife
AJ Guyton
Tony Jasick
Doug Noll

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That was a brick!

This former player for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants is known as "Mr. Mad Ant." He retired as the all-time leading scorer of what was then known as the NBA D-League.
Joe Alexander
Ron Howard
Chris Hunter
Roderick Wilmont

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That was a brick!

This former assistant coach for the IPFW Mastodons was named head coach of the Fort Wayne Mastodons women's basketball team in 2016.
Jessie Biggs
Tony Jasick
Niecee Nelson
Chris Paul

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That was a brick!

This southwest Fort Wayne school is the most recent Allen County school to win a state championship in both boys and girls basketball. [1] [2]
Bishop Luers
Homestead
South Side
Wayne

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This November 22, 1950 NBA game between the Fort Wayne Pistons and the Minneapolis Lakers still holds this NBA record.
First Slam Dunk
Longest Distance backwards, no-look shot
Lowest scoring NBA game
Shortest NBA Starting Lineup

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The Fort Wayne Mastodons men's team defeated which Big Ten team, to claim its first victory against a ranked opponent?
Indiana Hoosiers
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Purdue Boilermakers
Wyoming Cowboys

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That was a brick!

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Tim Zink

Author: Tim Zink

Director-at-Large of Living Fort Wayne since July 2017. Contributor to Living Fort Wayne since April 2014. @twzink

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