THINK YOU KNOW YOUR HOOPS? TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE AGAINST OUR TEENS

Womens Basketball Pioneers

John

You have the crossover, the pull-up jumper and the mad handle. But what about your brain? Do you have the hoops knowledge? Answer these trivia questions about women's basketball and see how well you do.

Answers below

1. What hall of fame player is now the head coach of the Charlotte Sting?
A. Nancy Lieberman
B. Carol Blazejowski
C. Anne Donovan
D. Ann Meyers

Basketball Hall-of-Famer Lynette Woodard goes in for the layup as a member of the Detroit Shock in 1998.
(WNBA Photos)

2. What women's basketball great and former WNBA player was the 1st woman to be a Harlem Globetrotter?
A. Lynette Woodard
B. Kym Hampton
C. Cynthia Cooper
D. Suzie McConnell-Serio

3. What women's college basketball coach is only second to John Wooden with six NCAA National Titles?
A. Jody Conradt
B. Pat Summitt
C. Sue Gunter
D. Geno Auriemma

4. In what year was the game of basketball introduced to women? A. 1899
B. 1896
C. 1901
D. 1892

5. At the age of 18, which hall of fame player became the youngest basketball player to win an Olympic Medal?
A. Ann Meyers
B. Nancy Lieberman
C. Carol Blazejowski
D. Anne Donovan

6. Which legendary women's basketball coach, who led USC to back-to-back titles in the 1980s, was the 1st coach of the Los Angeles Sparks?
A. Sue Gunter
B. Fred Williams
C. Linda Sharp
D. Cheryl Miller

7. Of the 110 original players in the WNBA, how many were on team rosters for all five seasons?
A. 29
B. 26
C. 35
D. 32

ANSWERS

1. C
2. A
3. B
4. D
5. B
6. C
7. A

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Video

Sky vs. Shock

Odyssey Sims scores 24 points to lead the Shock to a win over the Sky, 79-69.

Lynx vs. Sun

Maya Moore scores 17 points to help the Lynx beat the Sun, 76-65.

Dream vs. Mystics

Ivory Latta scores 21 points and Kara Lawson adds14 as the surging Mystics beat the Dream, 77-67.

Liberty vs. Mercury

Diana Taurasi records 15 points and 10 assists, Britney Griner adds 18 points as the Mercury roll to their 15th straight win.

Taurasi's Double-double

Diana Taurasi records a double-double with 15 points and 10 assists to lead the Mercury over the Liberty.