Answer: The number of times the College of the Holy Cross has appeared on “Jeopardy!”
Question: What is twelve?
On Thursday, Jan. 11, the College of the Holy Cross was mentioned for the 12th time in the game show’s history, listed under the category “College Hoops.” The $200 clue, “In 1988, Glenn Tropf of Holy Cross set a single-season record by making 63.4% of these long shots” referred to the men’s basketball record for three-pointers.
Here is a complete list of Holy Cross references on the show, according to the J! Archive website.
July 7, 2016: Holy Cross Makes its 11th Appearance on ‘Jeopardy!’
July 17, 2016, Telegram & Gazette: College Town: Holy Cross popular ‘Jeopardy!’ question
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