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Zags trivia: So you think you’re a fan?

If Gonzaga’s hoop history isn’t as rich as that of a Kentucky or a UCLA, there is history nonetheless, beginning with a 40-5 victory on Dec. 15, 1905. The opponent? Medical Lake High School.

We’ll give you that one as a head start in Gonzaga basketball trivia quiz. But you’re on your own for the rest.

And be prepared: We’ve tried to make it as difficult as the Zags make their schedule.

Click on a question to reveal the answer.

  1. Eric and Emil Anderson (1930s), Jack and Joe Brasch (1940s), Ryan and Colin Floyd (2000s), Hugh and John Hobus (1980s), Bob and Dan Hunt (1960s), Jim (No. 24 in picture on Page B5) and Bryce McPhee (1980s), Ross and Curt Rettenmier (1970s), Scott and Mark Spink (1990s-2000s), Jerry and Dennis Vermillion (1950s). The threesome: Bill, Joe and Rollin Schauble (1940s-1950s).

  2. 82-80 over No. 11 Seattle on Feb. 14, 1953. The site was the old 161st Armory on Second Avenue. You know it now as Laser Quest.

  3. Blake Elliott, an Air Force veteran from Portland who joined the program for the 1957 season and lettered for four years.

  4. No. 2 Bradley, which beat GU 80-69 on Feb. 4, 1960, at the old Coliseum.

  5. It’s the only game that’s ever been listed as something short of a sellout. Official attendance was 5,917.

  6. Kyle Dixon, on a layup, to give GU a 2-0 lead over Maryland in the 1995 NCAAs.

  7. Stew Morrill, a star in the 1970s who’s won 577 games in stops at Montana, Colorado State and Utah State.

  8. 7-foot-5 Will Foster (2007-10) and 5-foot-8 Bill Suter (1963-66).

Note: This quiz originally appeared online Jan. 24, 2013 and has been updated where applicable.