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July 21, 2017

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Rice football is undefeated against Alabama.  Besides the January 1, 1954 Cotton Bowl 28-6 win mentioned above, Rice also defeated Alabama 20-0 on September 24, 1955 and 20-13 on September 22, 1956. 

Way to go, John Wolda, Mike Ross, Ted Richard, Bryant Wilkinson, Bev Schorre, John Montana, Charley Landgraf, Steve Gilliland, Kirkwood Johnston, Clarke Anderson, Tre Fischer, Ann Bixby, Peter Fasullo, Richard Avant, Guy Rollins, Kyle Frazier, Rod Boane, Bob Reinhold, Betty Bixby, Ben Mayberry, Hal Gosnell, Jimmy Disch, David Ownby, Rick Sheridan, Buddy Herz, Larry Nettles, Frank Jones, Sallie Schwall and Robert Estill! 

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July 20, 2017

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Which active Division I football team is undefeated against Alabama in 3 games, with the total margin of victory, 68-19?  Email your answer here.

July 19, 2017

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First, thanks to Mike Ross for the guest trivia question!

The late Ferne and Harold Hyman, parents of Rice trustee emeritus Lee Rosenthal, were employed by Rice.  Ferne was a reference librarian at Rice for 35 years - click here for Melissa Kean’s blog entry when she passed away in 2011. Harold is the William P Hobby Professor Emeritus of History – click here for Melissa Kean’s blog entry when he turned 90 in 2014.  

Way to go, John Wolda (2), Russ Coleman (2), Richard Avant (2), Bryant Wilkinson (2), Elizabeth Gillis (2), Bev Schorre (2), Dick Fuqua (2), Kellen Theriot (2), Rod Boane (2), Joe Welsh (2), Clarke Anderson (2), Art Gottschalk (2), Kirwin Drouet (2), Bob Reinhold (2), Betty Bixby (2), Steve Gilliland (2), Sallie Schwall (2), Rick Sheridan (2), Peter Fasullo (2), Barney McCoy (2), Frank Jones and Kyle Frazier  (2)!

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July 18, 2017

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Both parents of Rice trustee emeritus Lee Rosenthal were employed by Rice.  One point for each one.  Email your answer(s) here.

July 12, 2017

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First, thanks to Clarke Anderson for the guest trivia question!

Rice standout guard Greg Williams was the other participant in the Army vs. Rice basketball game at Tudor Fieldhouse on December 21, 1967 who ended up amassing 342 Division I coaching wins with UH (93), Colorado State (108) and Rice (141).  (Thanks, Mike Ross!) 

Way to go, John Wolda, Kellen Theriot, Bev Schorre, Ted Richard, John Montana, Steve Gilliland, Rod Boane, Jim Woodruff, Scott Wise, Matt Moake, Bryant Wilkinson, Bob Reinhold,  Sallie Schwall, David Ownby, Rick Sheridan, Peter Fasullo, Randy and Josh Schaffer, Betty Bixby, Gene Timberlake, Mike Ross, Bryan Domning, Robert Estill and Richard Avant! 

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July 11, 2017

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There was another participant in the Army vs. Rice basketball game at Tudor Fieldhouse on December 21, 1967 who ended up amassing over 300 Division I coaching wins.  Hint: his last name begins with a “W”.  Email your answer here.

July 7, 2017

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The 3 participants from the Rice vs. Army basketball game on December 21, 1967 with last names beginning with "K" who account for over a total of 2,000 Division 1 coaching wins are Bobby Knight (899), Mike Krzyzewski (1,071) and Don Knodel (76).

Way to go, John Wolda (3), Jeff Ross (3), Russell Henderson (3), Bryant Wilkinson (3), Randy and Josh Schaffer (3), Harvin Moore (3), Luke Gilman (3), Grungy (3), Bev Schorre (3), Joe Quoyeser (3), Greg Layton (3), Richard Avant (3), Jim Woodruff (3), Mark Scheevel (2), David Gano (2), Peter Fasullo (3), Martha Proctor Gano (2), Rick Sheridan (3), Kirkwood Johnston (3), John Montana (3), Mike Ross (3), Charles Maynard (2), Scott Wise (3), Rod Boane (3), Elizabeth Gillis (3), Tommy LaVergne (3), Bob Reinhold (3), Kyle Frazier (3), Matt Moake (3), Barney McCoy (3), Kirwin Drouet (3), Jimmy Disch (3), Frank Jones (2), David Ownby (3), Larry Nettles (2), Betty Bixby (3) and Greg Williams (3), Ted Richard (3), Sallie Schwall (3), Clarke Anderson (3), Don Schaezler (3) and Steve Gilliland (2)!  

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July 6, 2017

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On December 21, 1967, Rice basketball hosted Army at Tudor Fieldhouse.  Name the three participants in that game who account for over a total of 2,000 Division I coaching wins.  Hint: all of their last names begin with “K”.  One point for each participant.  Email your answer(s) here.

July 5, 2017

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First, thanks to Joe Welsh for the guest trivia question!

John Boles ‘65, who received the Meritorious Service Award in 1991, the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2004 and the Gold Medal in 2012, is the only ARA Triple Crown Winner.  His latest book is about Thomas Jefferson and it was excerpted in Sunday’s Chronicle here.  Of course, Jefferson wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence. 

You can order the book from Amazon here.  And, there will be a book signing at the Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt Square, 3003 W Holcombe Blvd this Saturday, July 8 from 1– 3 pm. 

Way to go, John Wolda, Bev Schorre, Lynda Crist, Mike Ross, Scott Wise, Clarke Anderson, Sallie Schwall,  Betty Bixby, Bob Reinhold, Rick Sheridan, Rod Boane, Martha Proctor Gano, Kyle Frazier, Donald Bowers, Bryant Wilkinson, Peter Fasullo, Vicki Bretthauer and Robert Estill!

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July 4, 2017

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Name the only ARA Triple Crown Winner (Gold Medal, Distinguished Alumni Award and Meritorious Service Award).  Email your answer here.
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