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Welcome to the 2018-19

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 Basketball Prediction Contest

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

Game 21
(Contest Game 20)

 

South Florida Bulls at East Carolina

 

 

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Saturday, January 26      4:00 p.m. EST


Mingis Coliseum       Greenville, NC

 

Congrats to contest Game 19 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. East Carolina on Saturday, January 26 (4:00 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:  

LinksWalker USF Bulls Key Chain Bottle Opener

 

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By LinksWalker

  • Show your team spirit every time you open a bottle
  • Embedded collegiate medallion
  • Made of durable steel construction
  • Durable key ring keeps your keys safe
  • Officially licensed by the NCAA

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

 

     

     

     

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

     

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    (Mildly prestigious Bulliever's Cup)

     

     


    Stats Updates (01/20, through Houston game - contest Game 18)

    Total Points (Top Ten):

    bullsfan27 584
    &rew Bull 507
    DELdaBull 492
    JJZbulls 490
    NewEnglandBull 462
    George Jenkins 458
    MikeG 454
    bcgruber 449
    Apis Bull 441
    NJBull 437


    Most Wins:

    bullsfan27 3.5
    George Jenkins 2.5
    JJZbulls 2.5
    NJBull 2
    &rew Bull 2
    Apis Bull 1.5
    CountryBull 1
    cophbulls 1
    mikemcp88 0.5
    chapelbull 0.5

     

    Highest average points (Top Ten, min 9 games):

    bullsfan27 36.50 16
    chapelbull 34.17 12
    cophbulls 33.00 10
    JJZbulls 32.67 15
    &rew Bull 31.69 16
    CountryBull 30.38 13
    Apis Bull 29.40 15
    DELdaBull 28.94 17
    NewEnglandBull 28.88 16
    MikeG 28.38 16


    Individual Game Winners:

    1   George Jenkins
    2   &rew Bull
    3   bullsfan27
    4   bullsfan27
    5   JJZbulls
    TIE   Apis Bull
    6   bullsfan27
    TIE   George Jenkins
    7   NJBull
    8   CANCELED
    9   George Jenkins
    10   Apis Bull
    11   NJBull
    12   CountryBull
    13   bullsfan27
    14   JJZbulls
    15   cophbulls
    16   JJZbulls
    17   mikemcp88
    TIE   chapelbull
    18   &rew Bull

     

    Most points scored in a win (Top 5):

    &rew Bull 56
    bullsfan27 51
    NJBull 50
    George Jenkins 49
    JJZbulls 49
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