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2017-18 USF Basketball Prediction Contest: Bulls vs. Cincinnati

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Welcome to the 2017-18

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USF Basketball Prediction Contest

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The race for the mildly prestigious Bulliever's Cup is on!
 

Game 18

South Florida Bulls vs. Cincinnati Bearcats

 

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Saturday, January 13, 7:00 p.m. EST
The Sun Dome    Tampa, FL

Congrats to Game 17 winner,  TBD!

 

The Contest: Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to select winners and leading contributors in each Bulls hoops game this season. Prizes await, as does the respect and admiration of Bulls fans around the globe. The contest is a season-long chase so don't miss a game.

 

Next...the rules:

1) You must be a registered member of this message board.
2) You must completely answer the contest questions.
3) There can be no modifications to your post after scheduled game start time
4) Your prediction must be part of this original thread
5) Post must be submitted prior to game's published start time.
6) Ties will be decided by Bulliever starting with accuracy on first - last prediction.

PLEASE READ ABOVE CAREFULLY - If a rule is broken, your entry will not count. You may appeal any ruling, if you choose, but only Bulliever or his designee will hear appeal.
 

For additional contest rules, please read the small print below.

 

And now, the contest:

For the Bulls game vs. Cincinnati, Saturday, January 13, (7:00 pm ET start), please select the following:

1) The winner
2) The margin of victory by your predicted winner
3) Bulls leading scorer and point total
4) Bulls leading rebounder and rebound total
5) Team Free Throw percentage (i.e. 72.9%)

Please try to keep in the above format so that it will be easier to manage. Sample response would be:

1) South Florida
2) 22
3) Banks - 21
4) Yetna - 11
5) 80%


The contest winner will be chosen based on a points system as follows:

1) Correct on winning team - 10 points

2) Correct on Margin of victory - 15 points (subtract one point for each variance in actual and predicted margin - 0 points awarded if actual winner not predicted.)

3a) Correct Leading Scorer - 5 points
3b) Leading Scorer's correct point total -10 points (subtract one point for each variance in actual and predicted total - 0 points awarded if correct leading scorer not predicted.)

4a) Correct Leading Rebounder - 5 points
4b) Leading Rebounder's correct rebound total - 10 points (subtract one point for each variance in actual and predicted total - 0 points awarded if correct leading rebounder not predicted.)

5) Free throw percentage - within 3 percentage points of actual - 10 points; 5 percentage points of actual - 5 points; 10 percentage points -1 point

 

Games will be decided and winners announced.  There will be a smaller prize for each game winner and a Grand Prize for those with overall point total other category wins - tracking of game averages, wins and total points scored for the season!  The key will be mindful of the game schedule and enter each game!

Game 18 winner receives:  A  trading card of a former USF hoops player; season play is for larger prize:


 

Have Fun and follow the Bulls throughout the 2017-18 season!

 

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(Mildly prestigious Bulliever's Cup)

 

 

Updated 12/29/17

Stats after 14 games (SMU, ECU, WSU games NOT included, updated after Cincy game):

Total Points (Top Ten):

bcgruber   356
NJBull   346
206BULL   337
bullsfan27   329
George Jenkins 293
Apis Bull   281
NewEnglandBull 275
DELdaBull 269
JJZbulls   265
LrdNorman 261

Most Wins:

206Bull 4
MDBull20 3
bcgruber 2
El_Toro_86 1.5
bullsfan27 1.5
mikemcp88 1
&rew Bull 1

 

Highest average points (Top Ten, min 7 games):

    Avg                GP
El_Toro_86   28.14286   7
206BULL   25.92308   13
bcgruber   25.42857   14
CountryBull   25.4   10
bullsfan27   25.30769   13
NJBull   24.71429   14
George Jenkins   24.41667   12
LrdNorman   23.72727   11
MDBull20   20.77778   9
DELdaBull   20.69231   13

 

Individual Games Winners:

Game   Winner        Points
       
1   MDBull20 41
2   MDBull20 17
3   206Bull 58
4   mikemcp88 46
5   bcgruber 38
6   MDBull20               42
7   206BULL 31
8   El_Toro_86 42
    bullsfan27 42
9   El_Toro_86 38
10   206BULL 30
11   bullsfan27 47
12   &rew Bull 32
13   206BULL 42
14   bcgruber 46

Most points scored in a win (Top 5):

206Bull 58
bullsfan27 47
mikemcp88 46
bcgruber 46
MDBull20              42
El_Toro_86 42
bullsfan27 42
206BULL 42

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Cinc

30

Jiggetts -- 14

Martin -- 7

69%

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USF

2

Samuel-17

Da Silva-8

73%

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Cincy

19

jiggets 14

manderson 8

66%

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Cincy

23

manderson23

da silva 9

76%

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Cincinnati 

17

Jiggets 16

Martin 9

78%

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Cincy 27

Banks 15

da Silva 10

82%

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Cincy

25

Jiggetts 13

Martin 8

75%

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Cincy

22

jiggets 14

da Silva 7

68

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Bandwagon Cincy fans :stirpot:

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