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Basketball Prediction Contest: Bulls vs. Tulane (updated stats)

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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 16
(Contest Game 15)

 

South Florida Bulls vs. Tulane

 

 

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Wednesday, January 9      7:00 p.m. EST


Yuengling Center       Tampa, FL

 

Congrats to contest Game 14 winner!

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. Tulane on Wednesday, January 9, (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) 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:  

NCAA South Florida Bulls Bottle Drink Coozie

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  • Made of Neoprene
  • Great for bottles
  • Bottle not included
  • Beverage not included

Available for purchase here: https://amzn.to/2seVQcd

 

 

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

 

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(Mildly prestigious Bulliever's Cup)

 

 


Stats Updates (through Tulsa game - contest Game 14)

Total Points (Top Ten):

bullsfan27 438
George Jenkins 387
DELdaBull 378
Apis Bull 376
&rew Bull 349
NJBull 341
MikeG 340
bcgruber 339
JJZbulls 338
NewEnglandBull 333

 

Most Wins:

bullsfan27 3.5
George Jenkins 2.5
NJBull 2
Apis Bull 1.5
JJZbulls 1.5
&rew Bull 1
CountryBull 1

 

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

bullsfan27 36.50 12
Apis Bull 34.18 11
chapelbull 33.13 8
CountryBull 32.44 9
JJZbulls 30.73 11
George Jenkins 29.77 13
&rew Bull 29.08 12
DELdaBull 29.08 13
NJBull 28.42 12
MikeG 28.33 12

cophbulls would be in top 3 but only has 6 games in the books

 

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
12   CountryBull 45
13   bullsfan27 51
14   JJZbulls 49

 

Most points scored in a win (Top 5):

bullsfan27 51*
NJBull 50
George Jenkins 49
JJZbulls 49
Apis Bull 46

* recently took top spot, UConn game

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USF

11 points

Rideau 19

Yetna 13

61%

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USF

6

Rideau 17

Yetna 11

62%

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USF

7

Rideau 18

Yetna 12

60%

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USF
14
Rideau 22
Yetna 14
58 percent

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USF

12

Yetna 18

Yetna 14

67%

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USF

10

Rideau 17

Yetna 12

66%

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USF

16

Yetna 16

Yetna 16

60%

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17

Rideau 23

Yetna 12

62%

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USF

9

Rideau 18

Yetna 13

65%

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