GAME NAME:

THE SPORT OF "BASKETBALL"

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

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ORIGIN

HISTORY

HISTORY OF THE GAME OF

BASKETBALL

TRUE-FALSE

T OR F

STATEMENT IS EITHER TRUE

OF FALSE.

"THE COURT"

COURT

TERMS

TERMS REFER TO THE

BASKETBALL COURT

TERMINOLOGY

TERMS

BASKETBALL DEFINITIONS

"HALL OF FAMERS"

B-BALL

PERSONS INDUCTED INTO THE

BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

"FILL IN THE BLANKS"

BLANKS

FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE

CORRECT RESPONSE.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

INVENTOR OF THE GAME OF

BASKETBALL

DR. JAMES NEISMITH

THE FIRST GAME OF

BASKETBALL WAS PLAYED AT

THE INTERNATIONAL YMCA

TRAINING SCHOOL.

TRUE

"HOOP"

THE BASKET

AN OFFENSIVE PLAYER RUNS

INTO A DEFENSIVE PLAYER.

CHARGE

NCCU'S BASKETBALL COACH

JOHN MCLENDON

BOUNCING THE BALL ON THE

FLOOR IS CALLED A

__________.

DRIBBLE

CLUE 2

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400 POINTS


Response 2

THE "MOTHER OF WOMEN'S

BASKETBALL"

SENDA BERENSON

ABBOTT

THE FIRST WOMEN'S GAME OF

BASKETBALL WAS PLAYED AT

SMITH COLLEGE ON MARCH

22,1894.

FALSE

THE ENTIRE FREE-THROW

AREA.

THE KEY

NO STRUCTURE OR SET PLAYS

IN A GAME OF BASKETBALL.

FREELANCE

WSSU'S BASKETBALL COACH.

CLARENCE "BIGHOUSE"

GAINES

A QUICK OFFENSIVE MOVE BY

A PLAYER TRYING TO GET FREE

FOR A PASS IS CALLED

A____________.

CUT

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

THE FIRST INTERCOLLEGIATE

GAME WAS PLAYED BETWEEN

THESE TWO COLLEGES.

YALE AND CONNECTICUT

WESLEYAN

A FREE THROW IS TAKEN

AFTER A TECHNICAL OR A

PERSONAL FOUL ON A PLAYER

IN THE ACT OF SHOOTING.

TRUE

THE HALF OF THE COURT

WHICH INCLUDES THE BASKET

A TEAM IS SHOOTING

TOWARDS.

THE FRONT COURT

A PROCEDURE FOR PUTTING

THE BALL INTO PLAY AT THE

BEGINNING OF THE GAME.

JUMP BALL

LSU'S WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

COACH.

SUE  GUNTER

A MANEUVER IN WHICH THE

OFFENSIVE PLAYER MAKES A

SHORT PASS THEN CUTS IN

TOWARD THE BASKET FOR A

RETURN PASS IS CALLED

A___________.

GIVE-AND-GO

CLUE 4

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800 POINTS


Response 4

THE BASKETBALL HALL OF

FAME IS LOCATED IN THIS CITY

IN THE STATE OF

MASSACHUSETTS.

SPRINGFIELD

WHEN THE GAME OF

BASKETBALL FIRST

BEGAN,THERE WERE ONLY 14

RULES.

FALSE

THE LINE THAT SEPARATES

THE FRONTCOURT FROM THE

BACKCOURT.

THE MIDLINE

AN OFFENSIVE MANEUVER

WHEREBY A PLAYER CUTS

TOWARD THE BASELINE TO

THE BASKET.

BACKDOOR

N.C. STATE WOMEN'S

BASKETBALL COACH.

KAY YOW

USING A DECEPTIVE MOVE

WITH THE BALL TO PULL THE

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OUT OF

POSITION IS CALLED

A_________________.

FAKE

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

THE FIRST TYPE OF BALL AND

GOALS USED TO PLAY THE

GAME OF BASKETBALL.

SOCCER BALL AND

PEACH BASKETS

THE FIRST THREE-POINT GOAL

IN COLLEGE BASKET BALL WAS

MADE AT WESTERN CAROLINA

UNIVERSITY.

TRUE

THESE LINES RUN THE WIDTH

OF THE RECTANGULAR COURT

AND JOINS THE SIDELINES TO

FORM THE COURT.

ENDLINES

A VIOLATION OF THE RULES IN

WHICH THAN ONE AND A HALF

STEPS ARE TAKEN BEFORE

THE BALL IS DRIBBLED.

TRAVELING

THE UNIVERSITY OF

TENNESSEE WOMEN'S

BASKETBALL COACH.

PAT SUMMITT

WHEN A DEFENSIVE PLAYER

STEALS THE BALL FROM THE

OPPOSITION BY GRABBING A

PASS INTENDED FOR AN

OPPONENT IS CALLED A(N)

___________________.

INTERCEPTION

 CATEGORY:   

A BASKETBALL "FIRST"  

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 CLUE:   

THIS HALL OF FAMER WAS THEFIRST FEMALE TO PLAY WITHTHE HARLEMGLOBETROTTERS.   

 Response:   

LYNETTE WOODARD

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THE SPORT OF "BASKETBALL"

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CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

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CLUE 1

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400 POINTS


Response 1

CLUE 2

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800 POINTS


Response 2

CLUE 3

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1200 POINTS


Response 3

CLUE 4

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Response 4

CLUE 5

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Response 5

 CATEGORY:   

A BASKETBALL "FIRST"  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THIS HALL OF FAMER WAS THEFIRST FEMALE TO PLAY WITHTHE HARLEMGLOBETROTTERS.   

 Response:   

LYNETTE WOODARD

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