Sports

Who is the only player in D1 college basketball to score 100 points in a single game?

Frank Selvy of Furman University is the only player to score 100 pointsat the Division I level. Selvy recorded exactly 100 points on February 13, 1954—less than two weeks after Francis scored 113—against Newberry College. He scored his 99th and 100th points on a 40-foot shot as the final buzzer sounded.

What school has won the most NCAA football championships?

Princeton tops that list with 28 national titles. Yale comes in a close second with 27. The Crimson Tide are ranked third along with Michigan, Notre Dame and USC with 11 respectively. However, the total number of national championships teams have won varies according to the Associated Press and the NCAA. The NCAA recognizes Yale as the university with the most titles (18), while Alabama (16) and Princeton (15) complete the top three. The confusion and debate among these early titles centers around the polling and ranking systems for those respective years.

How did the Los Angeles Clippers get their name?

San Diego team officials didn’t think Braves was a representative nickname for the club. A contest decided on Clippers because the city was known for the great sailing ships that passed through San Diego Bay. When the Clippers moved to Los Angeles in 1984, they kept their nickname.

How many times did Muhammad Ali win the World Heavyweight Title?

Ali remains the only three-time lineal World Heavyweight Champion; he won the title in 1964, 1974, and 1978. Between February 25, 1964 and September 19, 1964 Muhammad Ali reigned as the Undisputed Heavyweight Boxing Champion.

How much does an Indy race car weigh?

Indy cars are also much lighter. Current specifications mandate they weigh 1525 pounds, not including driver and fuel. NASCAR rides can weigh 3200 pounds and up to 3400 pounds, including fuel and driver.

Why are there 5 rings in the Olympic symbol?

Answer: The Olympic Rings linked together to show everyone getting together for the Olympic Games. And there are five meaning the five varying inhabited continents in the world – Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania.

How many championships did Dale Earnhardt Sr win?

In total, Earnhardt — known as “The Intimidator” for his aggressive driving — won seven Winston Cup Championships and broke $30 million in career earnings. He died in a crash during the 2001 Daytona 500. Nascar racer Ralph Dale Earnhardt was born on April 29, 1951, in Kannapolis, North Carolina.