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2015-16 TBP Basketball Prediction Contest


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Welcome to 2015-16

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Basketball Prediction Contest

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

PLEASE READ THE RULES 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.
(This season we'll run the contest through all regular season conference games and the conference tournament)

Game 1

South Florida Bulls vs. Houston Cougars

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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.

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


For the Bulls game vs. Houston, December 29, (2:00 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) Nunez - 21
4) Perry - 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.  Also tracking of game averages, wins and total points scored for the season!


 

Have Fun and follow the Bulls throughout the 2015-16 season!

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