J.T. Miller congratulates Mikhail Sergachev on his goal Tuesday, one of three first-period tallies by the Lightning
J.T. Miller congratulates Mikhail Sergachev on his goal Tuesday, one of three first-period tallies by the Lightning|Associated Press
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The Wednesday Quickie Quiz & Single Digits

Rebounds, Rebound and an Early Barrage

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

WEDNESDAY’S QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> In 2017-18, current Georgetown freshman Mac McClung broke Allen Iverson’s Virginia High School League single-season scoring record (948) . . . Whose record had Iverson broken? (Hint: He would also play for the Sixers as a pro.)

(Answer Below)

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WEDNESDAY’S SINGLE DIGITS

>>> The Flyers have allowed three first-period goals twice in the last four games . . . Before that, they hadn’t allowed more than two in the opening 20 minutes for the previous 25 contests.

>>> Villanova has had five different leading scorers over its last five games (in order: Colin Gillespie, Saddiq Bey, Phil Booth, Eric Paschall, Joe Cremo) . . . Either Booth or Paschall had led in each of the Wildcats’ 10 games before that and in 19 of the first 21 games of the season.

>>> After Villanova rebounded from its loss to Marquette eariier this month with a win over Providence, the Wildcats are now 14-0 following a league loss since the end of the 2012-13 season . . . They are at Georgetown Wednesday after dropping one Sunday to St. John’s.

>>> Joel Embiid had a game-high 12 rebounds in Sunday’s All-Star Game . . . The last Sixer to lead the ASG in rebounds was Charles Barkley in 1991, who lapped the field with 22 boards. Karl Malone was next with 11.

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> In 1992-93, Allen Iverson broke the Virginia High School League single-season scoring record set by Moses Malone (896 in 1974).

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