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Ten Questions: New ACC Trivia

Posted July 2, 2003

— When the University of Miami and Virginia Tech join the Atlantic Coast Conference next year, the schools will bring with them an abundance of interesting sports trivia.

To help ACC fans prepare for the Hurricanes' and Hokies' arrival -- and to allow them to get familiar with the traditions and history of the two schools' sports programs -- WRAL.com offers 10 questions of trivia about the ACC's two newest programs (

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):

  • 1. What former Miami basketball player is the only player in history to lead the NCAA, the ABA and the NBA in scoring?
  • 2. What is the real first name of former Virginia Tech basketball player Bimbo Coles?
  • 3. Who are the two Miami quarterbacks to win the Heisman Trophy?
  • 4. What former Virginia Tech basketball player has been head coach of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets?
  • 5. What Virginia Tech coach rejected a reported offer of $1.4 million to coach at the University of North Carolina?
  • 6. What former Miami baseball player has a career batting average of .321 in the major leagues and established a major-league record by hitting 20 or more home runs as a catcher for the past 10 seasons?
  • 7. Why are Virginia Tech sports teams called the Hokies?
  • 8. Who is the only former Virginia Tech baseball player to play in the Major League All-Star Game?
  • 9. What former Virginia Tech football player is the NFL's career leader in playoff sacks?
  • 10. What is the tradition of the Ibis?
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