On April 1, 1990, CBS fired Brent Musburger. He called his final event for the network the next day, UNLV's win against Duke in the NCAA title game.
Shaka Smart was an assistant at Akron, Clemson and Florida before becoming head coach at VCU in 2009.
VCU is the third 11th seed to reach the Final Four, joining George Mason (2006) and LSU (1986).
Ed Belfour of the Blackhawks won the Calder Trophy (best rookie) and Vezina Trophy (best goalie) in the same season, 1990-91.
On March 28, 1977, Al McGuire coached his final game, a win for Marquette against North Carolina to capture the NCAA championship.
After John Wooden retired, UCLA hired six coaches before winning another NCAA title: Gene Bartow, Gary Cunningham, Larry Brown, Larry Farmer, Walt Hazzard and Jim Harrick.
Hakeem Olajuwon of Houston in 1983 was the last player to be named Final Four MVP without being on the winning team.
On March 25, 1995, Mike Tyson was released from prison after serving three years on a rape conviction.
The last Final Four played in a non-Dome venue was 1996 at the Meadowlands Arena in New Jersey. Kentucky beat Syracuse in the title game.
The last team to enter the Final Four undefeated was UNLV in 1991. The Runnin' Rebels were 34-0, then lost to Duke in the national semifinals.
It's more than just trivia. It's good knowledge, to put a twist on an old Socrates line.