History of Basketball LINKS Bracket NCAA VAULT Timeline GREAT MOMENTS Play of the day
James Naismith 1893 Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) Game was for Males only! Idea came from Duck-on-a-Rock Attempt to knock the duck off a large rock!
1st Game of Basketball Dribbled a soccer ball Peach Basket was connected to 10-foot railing Needed a ladder to retrieve the ball
Beware of the PHOG! Dr. Forrest “Phog” Allen would become the father of coaching basketball! The “Phog” was a senior at KU when Naismith retired in 1907 Phog coached KU, Baker & Haskell Indian Institute to a 74-10 Record! Phog coached KU for 39 years! Allen Fieldhouse was dedicated to the most winning basketball coach with a record of 746-264 In 1955!
13 Original Rules • The ball may be thrown with one or both hands. • The ball may be batted in any direction with one or both hands, but never with the fist. • A player cannot run with the ball. The player must throw it from the spot on which he catches it.
13 Original Rules • The ball must be held by the hands. • No shouldering, holding, pushing, striking or tripping in any way of an opponent. The first infringement of this rule by any person shall count as a foul; the second shall disqualify him until the next goal is made or, if there was evident intent to injure the person, for the whole of the game. No substitution shall be allowed. • A foul is striking at the ball with the fist.
13 Original Rules • If either side makes three consecutive fouls it shall count as a goal for the opponents • A goal shall be made when the ball is thrown or batted from the grounds into the basket and stays there.
13 Original Rules • When the ball goes out of bounds, it shall be thrown into the field and played by the first person touching it within 5 seconds. If any side persists in delaying the game, the umpire shall call a foul on them. • The umpire shall be the judge of the men and shall note the fouls and notify the referee when three consecutive fouls have been made. He shall have power to disqualify men according to Rule 5.
13 Original Rules • The referee shall be judge of the ball and shall decide when the ball is in play, in bounds, to which side it belongs, and shall keep the time. • The time shall be two fifteen-minute halves, with five minutes rest between. • The side making the most goals in that time shall be declared the winner.
College Basketball 1893 First Game University of Chicago vs. University of Iowa 15-12
Harlem Globetrotters 1926 They were all from Southern Illinois Did not play in Harlem until 1968
1936 Berlin Olympics 7 USA Team Members Added more members from McPherson Oilers Who had lost in Olympic Trials Final Match was in pouring rain on a court made of sand 19-8 win for Olympic Gold
Olympic 1972 Munich 63-0 Record in Olympic Games 7 Olympic Gold Medals
Olympic USA made a free throw with one second left 50-49 Russians call a time-out Technical Foul not given to USSR for being on court Time out should be granted prior to free throw
Olympic Loss US cheers a VICTORY but . . . Shot clock was not set—US losses because . . . 3 more seconds were added! USA refuses the SILVER MEDAL! Do not attend ceremonies.
NCAA Tournament 68 Teams Two teams seeded 11th & 13th Knockout bracket 31 teams earn automatic bid with conference championship “Selection Sunday” teams are selected by a Selection committee March 17 Most teams ranked in the top 25 will earn a bid BUT—2004 Utah State was 24-2 “Sweet 16” March 28-29 “Elite Eight” March 30-31 “Final Four” April 6 “The Big Dance” April 8
75th NCAA TournamentThe Bracket Bracketology
S Curve Teams are ranked 1-68 4 Regions 1-4 will be #1 seeds 5-8 are #2 seeds Each region score should be 34= #1, #8, #9, #16
75th NCAA Tournament64 Teams Fastest Team-Northwestern State Highest Scoring Team-Northwestern State Best 3 Point Team-Creighton University Most Efficient Offense-Indiana & Michigan Most Efficient Defense-Louisville & Florida Best Scorer-McDermott Creighton 23.1 Best Rebounder-Roberson Colorado 11.3
75th NCAA TournamentFacts $ Money $ Nike sponsors 52 schools Adidas sponsors 13 Under Armour sponsors 3 If you want the list of all the Nike schools, click here. Recruiting Love of the Game
North Carolina 54 vs. Kansas 53 Height 7’1 “Big Dipper” because he had to duck down under door frames 1957 1962-NBA scored 100 point game 1st NBA player to score 30,000 points
Kansas 83-Oklahoma 79 Hometown Lawrence, KS 1988 1993 & 1994 NBA All-Start Assistant KU Coach
Kentucky 67 vs. Kansas 59 2012 Kentucky does not make the 2013 NCAA tourney!
Bill Self Coaches with 110 wins or more: Bill Self KU plus 4 others. For the 13th straight season, Bill Self coached his way into the NCAAs with a No. 4 seed or better Most consecutive NCAA tourneys: Kansas (24), Duke (18)
Kansas vs. Michigan What is your prediction?