Bettors Insider
www.bettorsinsider.com
Purdue’s Carsen Edwards (left) and Villanova’s Phil Booth dive for a loose ball Saturday (Jessica Hill)
Purdue’s Carsen Edwards (left) and Villanova’s Phil Booth dive for a loose ball Saturday (Jessica Hill)|Associated Press
Boop

Monday Quickie Quiz & Single Digits

What we have here is a failure to repeat

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

You can hear Boop chat with Big Daddy Graham every Friday at 5 a.m. on SportsRadio 94.1 WIP . . .

● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●

MONDAY’S QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> Who is the youngest player to ever record an official Triple-Double in NBA history?

(Answer Below)

● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●

MONDAY’S SINGLE DIGITS

>>> The Sixers have the NBA’s fifth-best record, but 10 teams have had longer winning streaks than their season-best six-gamer, which was broken Saturday night in Atlanta.

● ● ●

>>> Records on the morning of Feb. 24:
40-20 . . . Pacers
38-22 . . . Sixers
37-23 . . . Celtics

Records from Feb. 24 to March 24:
9-4 . . . Sixers
6-8 . . . Celtics
5-9 . . . Pacers

● ● ●

>>> David Worlock, NCAA Director of Media Coordination/Statistics, points out that 12 straight defending national champions (and 17 out of the last 18) failed to get past the Sweet 16 . . . Seven lost in the regional semifinals, six lost on the first weekend (as Villanova did in 2017 and 2019) and four failed to make the tournament.

● ● ●

>>> ESPN Stats & Info passes along the fact that all 16 second-round favorites won their games outright for the first time in the 64-team era (1985-2019) . . . Some of us really could have used this information before the weekend.

● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●

QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> Orlando’s Markelle Fultz, who was 19 years, 317 days old when he had 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for the Sixers against Milwaukee on April 11, 2018 . . . Luka Doncic was 10 days older (19/327) on Jan. 21 of this year when he recorded his first Triple-Double (18-11-10).