Pop Quiz: Famous Big West Alumni

Pop Quiz: Famous Big West Alumni

Schools in the Big West Conference aren’t just known for basketball, volleyball and baseball. Each institution boasts an impressive roster of notable alumni, from Hollywood celebrities to politicians to business power brokers. In this Pop Quiz, we focus more on the entertainment side of the ledger. Can you match each school with its famous graduate?

  1. Cal State Fullerton                      A. Actress Jamie Chung
  2. Hawaii                                         B. UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber
  3. Long Beach State                       C. CBS Radio host Jim Rome
  4. UC Northridge                             D. Gold-Medal Olympic diver Greg Louganis
  5. Cal Poly                                      E. Hollywood producer Steven Spielberg
  6. UC Riverside                               F. Hawaiian master navigator Nainoa Thompson
  7. UC Santa Barbara                      G. Recording artist “Weird” Al Yankovic
  8. UC Davis                                    H. Hollywood actor Kevin Costner
  9. UC Irvine                                     I. Hollywood actress Eva Longoria

 

Answers:

  1. H (Kevin Costner)
  2. F (Nainoa Thompson)
  3. E (Steven Spielberg)
  4. I (Eva Longoria)
  5. G (“Weird” Al Yankovic)
  6. A (Jamie Chung)
  7. C (Jim Rome)
  8. B (Urijah Faber)
  9. D (Greg Louganis)