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Basketball Prediction Contest: Bulls vs. UConn

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Welcome to the 2018-19

TheBullsPen.com

 Basketball Prediction Contest

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

Game 14
(Contest Game 13)

 

South Florida Bulls vs. UConn

 

 

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Wednesday, January 2      8:30 p.m. EST


Yuengling Center       Tampa, FL

 

Congrats to contest Game 12 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. UConn on Wednesday, January 2, (8:30 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) Collins - 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!

 

 This game winner receives:  

Rico NCAA South Florida Bulls Spinner Keychain

Rico NCAA South Florida Bulls Spinner Keychain
Also available here: https://amzn.to/2StE5kG

 

 

 

Have Fun and follow the Bulls throughout the 2018-19 season!

 

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(Mildly prestigious Bulliever's Cup)

 

 

Last Updated 12/26/18  (Does not include FDU game)

Stats after 11 games (1 cancellation):  

 

Total Points (Top Ten):

bullsfan27 337
George Jenkins 301
DELdaBull 290
NJBull 284
MikeG 276
Apis Bull 274
&rew Bull 263
NewEnglandBull 241
JJZbulls 236
bcgruber 225


Most Wins:

bullsfan27 2.5
George Jenkins 2.5
NJBull 2
Apis Bull 1.5
&rew Bull 1
JJZbulls 0.5

 

Highest average points (Top Ten, min 6 games):

  Avg GP
bullsfan27 37.44 9
Apis Bull 34.25 8
MikeG 30.67 9
George Jenkins 30.10 10
JJZbulls 29.50 8
&rew Bull 29.22 9
DELdaBull 29.00 10
NJBull 28.40 10
CountryBull 28.00 6
NewEnglandBull 26.78 9


Individual Game Winners:

1   George Jenkins 37
2   &rew Bull 40
3   bullsfan27 44
4   bullsfan27 43
5   JJZbulls 26
TIE   Apis Bull 26
6   bullsfan27 43
TIE   George Jenkins 43
7   NJBull 50
8   CANCELED  
9   George Jenkins 49
10   Apis Bull 46
11   NJBull 44

 

Most points scored in a win (Top 5):

NJBull 50
George Jenkins 49
Apis Bull 46
bullsfan27 44
NJBull 44

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1) South Florida
2) 4
3) Collins - 14
4) Yetna - 14
5) 64%

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UConn

10

Yetna 15

Yetna 12

62%

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USF

3

Yetna  16

Yetna 11

61%

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USF 

2

Yetna 18

Yetna 11

60%

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USF

4

Collins 17

Yetna 13

64%

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USF

2

Brown 18

Yetna 14

70%

 

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UConn

5

Collins 14

Yetna 11

68%

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UConn

5

Collins 15

Yetna   11

64%

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Bulls

3

Rideau 17

Yetna 11

65%

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