Win Big Ten Tournament Semi-Finals Tickets!!!

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The Sports Bank challenges you to win some sweet seats to one of the most exciting tournaments in all of college basketball! Courtesy of the good people at Stub Hub.com

Ticket information: Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana. 2011 Big Ten Basketball Tournament Session 4 Tickets (Semifinals) on 3/12/2011 1:40:00 PM, section 208 -row 16 - seats 12,13,14

DEADLINE IS FRIDAY MARCH 11TH NOON ET!

SEND YOUR ANSWERS TO:

thesportsbank DOT net AT Gmail DOT com

and

paulb05 AT hotmail DOT com

Part 1. Multiple Choice (1 pt each)

1. Which team has the most BTT Tournament wins/best Big Ten Tournament winning percentage?

A. Illini B. Buckeyes C. Spartans D. Badgers

2. Which team is the only one to have reached the quarter-finals in every year of the tourney's existence?

A. Illini B. Buckeyes C. Spartans D. Badgers

3. Illinois set a school record for losses in '99 and then broke then
record in '08. However, they advanced all the way to the conference
tournament final game as #11 seed in '99 and as a #10 in '08. Who are
the two schools they lost to in those tournament final games? a

A. MSU and IND  B. WIS and OSU C. MICH and MSU D. WIS  and MSU

4. Who won the first tournament in '98?

A. Spartans B. Hoosiers C. Wolverines D. Hawkeyes

5. Who both the national title and the conference tournament in 2000?

This one's too easy- don't need multiple choice.

6. Name The Sports Bank writer for the Michigan State Spartans

7. Name The Sports Bank writer for the Wisconsin Badgers

8. Name The Sports Bank writer for College Hoops 101, TSB Bracktology, and NBA mock drafts

Hint: use the left-hand sidebar for the categories and/or the
search box at the top left of the TSB site to help find your answers

 

Part II Short Essay (keep all your answers under 250 words, 5 points each)

This is also a great chance for you to audition for The Sports Bank.
Write something really good here and maybe we'll give you a shot at
becoming one of our bloggers for all the Big Ten teams we need coverage
on.

1. Tell us about what your most exciting conference tournament moment (could be one play, one game, one tourney, all up to you)

2. Tell us about what your most exciting NCAA tournament moment (could be one play, one game, one tourney, all up to you)

Written by Paul M. Banks, President and CEO of The Sports Bank.net, a Midwest webzine. He's also a regular contributor to Chicago Now, the Tribune's blog network, Walter Football, Yardbarker Network, and Fox Sports

He does a weekly radio segment on Chicagoland Sports Radio.com and Cleveland.com

You can follow him on Twitter @thesportsbank

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