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#954655 - Sun Dec 09 2012 08:11 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: srini701]
illiniman14 Offline
Multiloquent

Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
Posts: 2410
Loc: Champaign Illinois USA        


NCAA Basketball
Week 5
2012-2013




15 of 15 players lodged tips:


61-78
38-68
52-65
76-73
67-80
55-89
85-74
54-90
67-90
65-63
50-60
66-54
76-75
55-62
61-77

15
12
11
5
12
15
5
11
15
10
7
7
8
12
13


Oakland at Ohio
Tennessee State at Missouri
Valparaiso at New Mexico
Nevada at Washington
Arkansas at Michigan
Long Beach State at Ohio State
Illinois at Gonzaga
Colorado at Kansas
Temple v Duke
UCLA v Texas
Wisconsin at Marquette
Arizona at Clemson
UNLV at California
Kent State at Xavier
Akron at Creighton

Everybody1
Sypher ozzz2002 wwe84


dg_dave Sypher wwe84
Everybody2



Everybody3



paper_aero ozzz2002 wwe84
dg_dave ozzz2002

158



Tipping Comp Standings



position points
----- ----- ------------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
----- ----- -------------hf ws
1 1 1-6 George95 b 41 13 55 1 2
2 3 2-4 illiniman14 b 39 13 53 2
3 2 1-3 gtho4 40 12 52 1 1
4 9 4-10 Howie72 b 35 14 50 1 1
5 4 4-7 themonarch 38 11 49 1 1
6 5 5-10 N-Bomb 36 11 47
7 5 5-11 dg_dave 36 10 46 1 1
7 13 2-14 LeoDaVinci b 32 13 46 2
9 10 2-10 paper_aero 34 11 45 1 1
9 10 9-12 srini701 34 11 45 1 1
11 5 4-11 doomed 36 8 44 1
12 12 10-13 BxBarracuda 33 10 43 1
12 5 2-12 Sypher 36 7 43 1 1 2
14 13 6-14 ozzz2002 32 9 41 1 2
15 15 15-15 wwe84 28 5 33 4 1
late starters 33
--- 158 725--------18
best picks 43 14 57
wooden spoon 24 5 29
perfect pick 58 15 73
solo picks 13 1 14
perfect bonus 0 4 4

b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
tbp - Total bonus pts
* - Point deducted for late tips

Default is away teams

Weekly Leader


1. +1 gtho4
2. +1 George95
3. +1 George95
4. +1 George95
5. +2 George95
6.
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  • There we have it! Five weeks into the comp, we have not only our first near perfect bonuses, as four tippers got at least 13/15, but also our first near miss, as Howie72 shoots 14/15 with a HoF performance. Howie was only 4 points from a perfect entry, but Nevada went on the road and took down Washington 76-73. He also rockets up from ninth place to fourth just like that.

  • In a weekend a little light on top matchups (bear in mind that if not for a venue dispute during the offseason Kentucky and Indiana would have played each other), the only contest between two ranked teams finished with #13 Illinois chopping down the giants of #10 Gonzaga 85-74, in a result that has perhaps not fully sunk in for your comp organizer.

  • This week provided some great potential upsets, but other than the previously-mentioned two games, failed to deliver. Last year, Temple welcomed #3 Duke to town with a 78-73 upset. This year, the #2 Blue Devils got some revenge to the tune of 90-67. Colorado entered Saturday in the “also receiving votes” category of both major polls, but that likely won’t be the case next week, as #9 Kansas Rock-Chalk-Jayhawked them 90-54. #21 UNLV did receive a scare from California on the road, but a put-back with 0.9 seconds left on the clock gave them a 76-75 victory.

  • The perhaps-top 10 Illinois Fighting Illini have two tune-ups against Norfolk State and Eastern Kentucky this week, looking to go 12-0 for the first time since 2005-06.




  • Edited by illiniman14 (Sun Dec 16 2012 07:38 AM)

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    #955764 - Sun Dec 16 2012 07:38 AM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    illiniman14 Offline
    Multiloquent

    Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
    Posts: 2410
    Loc: Champaign Illinois USA        


    NCAA Basketball
    Week 6
    2012-2013




    15 of 15 players lodged tips:


    60-89
    56-72
    40-89
    58-73
    68-81
    66-74
    54-73
    78-68
    87-78
    88-86
    51-71
    81-66
    52-68
    64-65
    74-64

    14
    15
    15
    11
    12
    11
    6
    11
    14
    4
    14
    12
    11
    3
    8


    Belmont at Kansas
    Marshall v Cincinnati
    Bethune-Cookman at Pittsburgh
    New Mexico State at New Mexico
    Purdue v Notre Dame
    La Salle at Bucknell
    Alabama at VCU
    BYU at Weber State
    Louisville at Memphis
    Butler v Indiana
    Savannah State at Marquette
    Michigan v West Virginia
    Kansas State v. Gonzaga
    Florida at Arizona
    Creighton at California

    wwe84
    Everybody1
    Everybody2
    LeoDaVinci dg_dave BxBarracuda




    doomed

    ozzz2002
    doomed ozzz2002 wwe84

    George95 N-Bomb wwe84

    161



    Tipping Comp Standings



    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
    ----- ----- -------------hf ws
    1 1 1-6 George95 b 55 14 70 2 3
    2 2 2-4 illiniman14 53 12 65 2
    3 3 1-3 gtho4 52 12 64 1 1
    3 4 3-10 Howie72 b 50 13 64 1 2
    5 6 5-10 N-Bomb b 47 14 62 1 1
    6 5 4-7 themonarch 49 12 61 1 1
    7 7 2-14 LeoDaVinci 46 11 57 2
    7 9 7-12 srini701 45 12 57 1 1
    9 7 5-11 dg_dave 46 9 55 1 1
    9 9 2-10 paper_aero 45 10 55 1 1
    11 12 10-13 BxBarracuda 43 10 53 1
    11 11 4-11 doomed 44 9 53 1
    11 12 2-12 Sypher 43 10 53 1 1 2
    14 14 6-14 ozzz2002 41 5 46 2 2
    15 15 15-15 wwe84 33 8 41 4 1
    late starters 41
    --- 161 856--------21
    best picks 57 14 71
    wooden spoon 29 5 34
    perfect pick 73 15 88
    solo picks 14 0 14
    perfect bonus 4 3 7

    b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
    s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
    tbp - Total bonus pts
    * - Point deducted for late tips

    Default is away teams

    Weekly Leader


    1. +1 gtho4
    2. +1 George95
    3. +1 George95
    4. +1 George95
    5. +2 George95
    6. +5 George95
    7.
    8.
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    10.
    11.
    12.
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    18.







  • George95 has decided he’s done with this ‘competition’ stuff, and he bolts out to a 5-point lead with a HoF near-miss, matched by N-Bomb. On the other side of the gamut, ozzz2002 picks up his second spoon, missing five of the eight games that matched up power conference teams against mid-majors.

  • Two fantastic games were featured in our comp this week. #1 Indiana faced Butler in Indianapolis, and while the Hoosiers were able to force overtime with a 3-pointer inside ten seconds in regulation, but with the game tied at 86 inside five seconds in the extra period, could not stop a layup from a former walk-on, and the Bulldogs took down the giants. Later on in the day, #7 Arizona led for just over a minute the entire game against #5 Florida, but that included when the clock hit 0:00, and they came out with the win.

  • With Indiana’s loss, Michigan will become the highest-ranked team in the Big 10, as they trounced West Virginia by 15 in Brooklyn. #6 Louisville faced a 16-point deficit during the first half, but got it down to 7 by halftime and beat Memphis 87-78. Many other upset bids came well short, as most favorites took care of business this week.

  • #10 Illinois will face undefeated Eastern Kentucky on Sunday evening, followed by a week of finals before we see them again in this comp in the Braggin’ Rights Game in St. Louis against #12 Missouri.


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    #957277 - Mon Dec 24 2012 11:29 AM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: srini701]
    illiniman14 Offline
    Multiloquent

    Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
    Posts: 2410
    Loc: Champaign Illinois USA        


    NCAA Basketball
    Week 7
    2012-2013




    14 of 15 players lodged tips:


    68-77
    53-74
    44-65
    73-82
    67-75
    80-58
    51-59
    83-79
    55-78
    58-89
    56-67
    80-84
    74-66
    75-82
    61-67

    5
    13
    11
    1
    14
    13
    8
    1
    12
    14
    12
    9
    6
    5
    2


    Murray State at Dayton
    UW-Milwaukee at Wisconsin
    Loyola Marymount at St Louis
    Illinois vs Missouri
    Evansville at Butler
    San Diego State vs San Francisco
    Southern Miss at Wichita State
    Temple vs Syracuse
    Western Kentucky vs Louisville
    LIU-Brooklyn vs Seton Hall
    Texas at Michigan State
    LSU at Marquette
    Kansas at Ohio State
    St Mary's (CA) at Northern Iowa
    Florida at Kansas State


    ozzz2002

    dg_dave
    Everybody1
    ozzz2002

    Sypher
    ozzz2002 dg_dave
    Everybody2
    ozzz2002 dg_dave



    Sypher wwe84

    129



    Tipping Comp Standings



    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
    ----- ----- -------------hf ws
    1 1 1-6 George95 70 11 81 2 3
    2 3 1-3 gtho4 64 10 74 1 1
    2 3 2-10 Howie72 64 10 74 1 2
    4 2 2-4 illiniman14 65 8 73 2
    5 5 5-10 N-Bomb 62 9 71 1 1
    6 6 4-7 themonarch 61 8 69 1 1
    7 7 7-12 srini701 57 10 67 1 1
    7 11 2-12 Sypher ss 53 12 67 2 1 4
    9 7 2-14 LeoDaVinci 57 9 66 2
    10 11 10-13 BxBarracuda 53 11 64 1
    11 9 5-11 dg_dave s 55 7 63 1 2
    11 9 2-11 paper_aero 55 8 63 1 1
    13 11 4-13 doomed 53 d3 56 1
    14 14 6-14 ozzz2002 46 5 51 3 2
    15 15 15-15 wwe84 s 41 8 50 4 2
    late starters 41
    --- 129 989--------25
    best picks 71 12 83
    wooden spoon 34 5 39
    perfect pick 88 15 103
    solo picks 14 4 18
    perfect bonus 7 0 7

    b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
    s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
    tbp - Total bonus pts
    * - Point deducted for late tips

    Default is away teams

    Weekly Leader


    1. +1 gtho4
    2. +1 George95
    3. +1 George95
    4. +1 George95
    5. +2 George95
    6. +5 George95
    7. +7 George95
    8.
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    18.







  • Another week, another big upgrade to the lead for George95. A strong performance puts him up by 7 over the rest of the field, while the next 7 spots after that are separated by 7 as well. Meanwhile, Sypher laughs in the face of ranked teams, selecting two top-10 upsets by picking both Temple and Kansas State. On the other end of the spectrum, with a second straight spoon ozzz2002 is allowing wwe84 to catch back up to the field.

  • A host of upsets littered the field this week. Temple surprised everyone by upsetting Duke last year, and followed it up this year by taking down #3 Syracuse. #8 Florida goes down to Kansas State; a mini-upset put #9 Kansas over #7 Ohio State; Dayton took down everyone’s darling Murray State; and of course the granddaddy of them all. Somehow, someway, #12 Missouri wins their 4th-straight Braggin’ Rights Game over #10 Illinois.

  • Not every top-10 team had a bad weekend, though: #4 Louisville crushed Western Kentucky 78-55. Outside of the comp, #1 Duke also demolished Elon 76-54. Why bring that up?

    Originally Posted By: LeoDaVinci
    Elon at Duke


  • A bold pick by a bold man.

  • Due to the “picking against Illinois” rule, dg_dave gets his score reset back to zer- no, what’s that? He gets a bonus point?! Hmmm, the comp organizer should look into some rule changes. The now not-so-undefeated Fighting Illini are back into action after the holidays, taking on Auburn on Dec. 29th.




  • Edited by illiniman14 (Mon Dec 24 2012 11:33 AM)

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    #957286 - Mon Dec 24 2012 02:17 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    dg_dave Offline
    Star Poster

    Registered: Sun Oct 05 2003
    Posts: 19612
    Loc: Dallas, TX USA              
    Originally Posted By: illiniman14
    Due to the “picking against Illinois” rule, dg_dave gets his score reset back to zer- no, what’s that? He gets a bonus point?! Hmmm, the comp organizer should look into some rule changes.


    I have to root for my parents' home state...it's just too bad that the Illini fell to them. It's too rare a team goes xx-0 in a basketball season anyway.
    _________________________
    The way to get things done is NOT to mind who gets the credit for doing them. --Benjamin Jowett
    No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. --Eleanor Roosevelt
    The day we lose our will to fight is the day we lose our freedom.

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    #958427 - Mon Dec 31 2012 12:07 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: srini701]
    illiniman14 Offline
    Multiloquent

    Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
    Posts: 2410
    Loc: Champaign Illinois USA        


    NCAA Basketball
    Week 8
    2012-2013




    13 of 15 players lodged tips:


    77-80
    70-64
    47-51
    66-64
    73-79
    53-61
    82-63
    68-49
    57-61
    62-50
    63-74
    41-57
    71-97
    77-90
    67-62

    8
    3
    7
    5
    8
    11
    11
    10
    6
    2
    6
    13
    10
    13
    1


    Kentucky at Louisville
    Davidson at Richmond
    Xavier at Tennessee
    Valparaiso at Murray State
    UNLV at North Carolina
    Washington at Connecticut
    Florida State v Tulsa
    Butler at Vanderbilt
    George Mason at South Florida
    College of Charleston at Vermont
    Ohio at Oklahoma
    Rice at Texas
    Virginia Tech at BYU
    Santa Clara at Duke
    Harvard at California


    George95 Howie72 BxBarracuda



    Sypher paper_aero
    N-Bomb wwe84
    BxBarracuda dg_dave ozzz2002
    ozzz2002 dg_dave
    paper_aero wwe84

    Everybody1
    LeoDaVinci dg_dave ozzz2002
    Everybody2
    dg_dave paper_aero wwe84

    114



    Tipping Comp Standings



    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
    ----- ----- -------------hf ws
    1 1 1-6 George95 81 11 92 3 3
    2 2 2-10 Howie72 74 11 85 2 2
    3 2 1-3 gtho4 74 8 82 1 1
    4 4 2-4 illiniman14 73 7 80 2
    5 5 5-10 N-Bomb 71 8 79 1 1
    6 6 4-7 themonarch 69 8 77 1 1
    7 10 7-13 BxBarracuda 64 11 75 2
    7 7 2-12 Sypher 67 8 75 2 1 4
    9 11 2-11 paper_aero s 63 10 74 1 2
    10 7 7-12 srini701 67 d6 73 1 1
    11 9 2-14 LeoDaVinci 66 6 72 1 2
    12 11 5-12 dg_dave 63 6 69 1 1 2
    13 13 4-13 doomed 56 d6 62 1
    13 15 13-15 wwe84 s 50 11 62 1 4 3
    15 14 6-15 ozzz2002 s 51 9 61 3 3
    late starters 61
    --- 126 1118-------25
    best picks 83 11 94
    wooden spoon 39 6 45
    perfect pick 103 15 118
    solo picks 18 3 21
    perfect bonus 7 0 7

    b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
    s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
    tbp - Total bonus pts
    * - Point deducted for late tips

    Default is away teams

    Weekly Leader


    1. +1 gtho4
    2. +1 George95
    3. +1 George95
    4. +1 George95
    5. +2 George95
    6. +5 George95
    7. +7 George95
    8. +7 George95
    9.
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    18.







  • There were HoFs galore this week, from the front of the field to the back. The top 2 retain their position with 11/15, while wwe84 gets out of the back of the field with his first HoF performance, as well as BxBarracuda, who moves back into the middle of the field. LeoDaVinci and dg_dave both pick up their first spoons.

  • At the top of the rankings, #1 Duke seemed to be safe against Santa Clara, but the two teams were tied at 45 with 15 minutes left. Following a 29-15 run, the Blue Devils escaped with a comfortable victory. The upset bug almost struck #4 Louisville as well, but they beat Kentucky for the first time since 2009, edging out their cross-state rival by 3. Not everyone was immune though, as #20 UNLV went to Chapel Hill and led for only 29 seconds in a loss to North Carolina.

  • The only underdogs in our own field that yielded bonus points were a decisive 12-point margin for the College of Charleston over Vermont and those brainiacs of Harvard tripled their way to victory with 10 3-pointers against California.

  • And #12 Illinois (as well as the vast majority of other teams) starts conference play this week. They have a match against much-despised Purdue before we pick the matchup against #10 Ohio State, who is looking for revenge following a huge upset in Champaign last year.


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    #959744 - Mon Jan 07 2013 08:51 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    illiniman14 Offline
    Multiloquent

    Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
    Posts: 2410
    Loc: Champaign Illinois USA        


    NCAA Basketball
    Week 9
    2012-2013




    14 of 15 players lodged tips:


    61-74
    64-66
    57-74
    55-74
    61-84
    74-93
    79-86 (OT)
    48-49
    60-68
    71-66
    55-59
    71-94
    62-69
    79-58
    52-61

    13
    13
    8
    6
    12
    12
    11
    5
    11
    9
    12
    9
    11
    12
    3


    Loyola Marymount at St. Mary's
    Bucknell at Missouri
    Penn at La Salle
    Ohio State at Illinois
    Purdue at Michigan State
    Seton Hall at Notre Dame
    Texas at Baylor
    Georgetown at Marquette
    Stanford at UCLA
    Florida State at Clemson
    Lehigh at VCU
    Virginia Tech at Maryland
    Temple at Kansas
    Florida at Yale
    North Carolina at Virginia

    paper_aero
    wwe84


    paper_aero dg_dave
    themonarch dg_dave
    Sypher paper_aero ozzz2002



    LeoDaVinci paper_aero

    BxBarracuda paper_aero wwe84
    paper_aero wwe84
    illiniman14 gtho4 ozzz2002

    147



    Tipping Comp Standings



    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
    ----- ----- -------------hf ws
    1 1 1-6 George95 92 12 104 3 3
    2 2 2-10 Howie72 b 85 13 99 2 3
    3 4 2-4 illiniman14 b 80 14 95 1 3
    4 3 1-4 gtho4 82 12 94 1 1
    5 5 5-10 N-Bomb 79 11 90 1 1
    6 10 6-12 srini701 b 73 13 87 1 2
    7 7 7-13 BxBarracuda 75 11 86 2
    7 6 4-7 themonarch 77 9 86 1 1
    9 7 2-12 Sypher 75 10 85 2 1 4
    10 11 2-14 LeoDaVinci 72 10 82 1 2
    11 9 2-11 paper_aero 74 5 79 2 2
    12 12 5-12 dg_dave 69 9 78 1 1 2
    13 15 6-15 ozzz2002 61 10 71 3 3
    14 13 13-15 wwe84 62 8 70 1 4 3
    15 13 4-13 doomed 62 d2 64 1
    late starters 64
    --- 149 1270-------25
    best picks 94 14 108
    wooden spoon 45 5 50
    perfect pick 118 15 133
    solo picks 18 3 21
    perfect bonus 7 3 10

    b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
    s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
    tbp - Total bonus pts
    * - Point deducted for late tips

    Default is away teams

    Weekly Leader


    1. +1 gtho4
    2. +1 George95
    3. +1 George95
    4. +1 George95
    5. +2 George95
    6. +5 George95
    7. +7 George95
    8. +7 George95
    9. +5 George95
    10.
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    18.







  • For the first time since he took the lead, George95 slips slightly despite picking 12/15 - Howie72 right behind him picked up a bonus picking 13 and illiniman14 in third got his first HoF. paper_aero takes only 5 and picks up his second spoon, dropping back a couple spots in the process. Meanwhile, doomed is flirting with going inactive next week.

  • Think conference play isn’t tough on the road? #15 Georgetown fell to Marquette in a game where both teams failed to get 50 points. #11 Illinois, fresh off a road loss themselves, throttled #8 Ohio State 74-55 in Champaign. Purdue, off of their victory over Illinois, was creamed as well by #18 Michigan State 84-61.

  • It wasn’t all bad for road teams, though. Florida State handled Clemson 71-66, and Florida trampled Yale 79-58 in a non-conference match. Outside of our comp, #14 Cincinnati fell at home to St. John's 53-52.

  • #12 Illinois takes on their second #8 team in a row when Minnesota comes to town before they take a trip to Wisconsin over the weekend.


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    #961897 - Sat Jan 19 2013 09:12 AM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    illiniman14 Offline
    Multiloquent

    Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
    Posts: 2410
    Loc: Champaign Illinois USA        


    NCAA Basketball
    Week 10
    2012-2013




    13 of 15 players lodged tips:


    38-64
    54-67
    59-48
    72-65
    65-58
    76-84
    74-67 (OT)
    81-88
    65-64
    62-82
    77-72
    78-75
    74-52
    68-77
    65-60

    13
    10
    7
    12
    4
    1
    7
    12
    10
    10
    7
    11
    11
    8
    4


    South Florida at Louisville
    Washington State at California
    Wyoming at Nevada
    VCU at St. Bonaventure
    Connecticut at Notre Dame
    Duke at NC State
    Marquette at Pittsburgh
    Minnesota at Indiana
    Kansas State at West Virginia
    Texas at Iowa State
    North Carolina at Florida State
    UCLA at Colorado
    Florida at LSU
    Oklahoma State at Oklahoma
    Washington at Stanford

    Everybody
    N-Bomb srini701 Sypher

    wwe84

    illiniman14

    wwe84
    BxBarracuda themonarch wwe84
    BxBarracuda themonarch paper_aero

    Howie72 LeoDaVinci
    Sypher wwe84


    127



    Tipping Comp Standings



    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
    ----- ----- -------------hf ws
    1 1 1-6 George95 104 11 115 4 3
    2 2 2-10 Howie72 99 7 106 2 1 3
    2 3 2-4 illiniman14 s 95 10 106 1 4
    4 4 1-4 gtho4 94 11 105 2 1
    5 5 5-10 N-Bomb 90 11 101 2 1
    6 7 6-13 BxBarracuda 86 10 96 2
    6 6 6-12 srini701 87 9 96 1 2
    6 9 2-12 Sypher 85 11 96 3 1 4
    9 6 4-9 themonarch 86 8 94 1 1
    10 10 2-14 LeoDaVinci 82 11 93 1 1 2
    11 12 5-12 dg_dave 78 11 89 2 1 2
    12 11 2-12 paper_aero 79 8 87 2 2
    13 13 6-15 ozzz2002 71 d9 80 3 3
    14 14 13-15 wwe84 70 9 79 1 4 3
    15 15 4-15 doomed 64 D 73 1
    late starters 73
    --- 145 1416-------32
    best picks 108 11 119
    wooden spoon 50 7 57
    perfect pick 133 15 148
    solo picks 21 1 12
    perfect bonus 10 0 10

    b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
    s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
    tbp - Total bonus pts
    * - Point deducted for late tips

    Default is away teams

    Weekly Leader


    1. +1 gtho4
    2. +1 George95
    3. +1 George95
    4. +1 George95
    5. +2 George95
    6. +5 George95
    7. +7 George95
    8. +7 George95
    9. +5 George95
    10. +9 George95
    11.
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    13.
    14.
    15.
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    18.







  • If you picked this week, there was almost a 50% chance you made the HoF, as 6/13 tippers hit 11/15, including our vaunted leader George95, who extends his lead to an all-time high of 9 points this week. Forlornly behind are Howie72, who picks up his first spoon this week, and illiniman14, who earned the only bonus point this week, picking #20 NC State to topple previously-unbeaten #1 Duke. On the far end of the spectrum, doomed has left the ranks of active tippers.

  • A host of upsets littered the ranks this week. As previously mentioned, #1 Duke fell on the road, setting up #2 Michigan to take the spot if they could take down rival #15 Ohio State on the road Sunday – but failed. #10 Missouri fell to Mississippi; #12 Illinois was embarrassed by Wisconsin; and Connecticut beat #17 Notre Dame on the road. But, new #1 Louisville took care of business by easily downing South Florida 64-38.

  • As conference play got into full swing, something strange happened in this comp – road teams came out and easily won the majority of the games. A surprising Marquette team took down Pittsburgh in overtime; North Carolina rebounded from a rocky start and edged Florida State; while UCLA has seemingly fixed their own early-season woes and skirted by Colorado as well. UCLA, Marquette, and victorious VCU join the top 25 this week.

  • After a hot start, Illinois is coming back down to Earth without a parachute. Following a home drubbing to #8 Minnesota and the aforementioned Wisconsin loss, lowly Northwestern came to town and ransacked Champaign 68-54. Will the old Illini ever show up again? Only time will tell.


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    #962028 - Sun Jan 20 2013 05:40 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    illiniman14 Offline
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    NCAA Basketball
    Week 11
    2012-2013




    14 of 15 players lodged tips:


    71-67
    58-49
    61-69
    52-62
    64-67
    52-83
    52-79
    64-59
    76-67
    36-56
    70-68
    59-69
    56-59
    69-71 (OT)
    63-64

    6
    8
    8
    9
    5
    13
    10
    13
    3
    9
    3
    8
    5
    8
    7


    Akron at Kent State
    Colorado at Washington State
    Connecticut at Pittsburgh
    Maryland at North Carolina
    Creighton at Wichita State
    Missouri at Florida
    West Virginia at Purdue
    Kansas at Texas
    Oregon at UCLA
    Florida State at Virginia
    Syracuse at Louisville
    California at Stanford
    Ohio State at Michigan State
    Marquette at Cincinnati
    Gonzaga at Butler






    dg_dave

    ozzz2002
    George95 srini701 ozzz2002

    Sypher themonarch wwe84




    115



    Tipping Comp Standings



    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
    ----- ----- -------------hf ws
    1 1 1-6 George95 115 10 125 5 3
    2 2 2-10 Howie72 106 10 116 3 1 3
    2 2 2-4 illiniman14 106 10 116 2 4
    4 4 1-4 gtho4 105 9 114 2 1
    5 5 5-10 N-Bomb 101 7 108 2 1
    6 6 2-12 Sypher 96 10 106 4 1 4
    7 6 6-13 BxBarracuda 96 8 104 2
    7 6 6-12 srini701 96 8 104 1 2
    7 9 4-9 themonarch 94 10 104 2 1
    10 10 2-14 LeoDaVinci 93 10 103 2 1 2
    11 11 5-12 dg_dave 89 4 93 2 2 2
    11 12 2-12 paper_aero 87 6 93 2 2
    13 13 6-15 ozzz2002 80 6 86 3 3
    13 14 13-15 wwe84 79 7 86 1 4 3
    15 15 4-15 doomed 73 D 78 1
    late starters 73
    --- 120 1536-------32
    best picks 119 10 129
    wooden spoon 57 4 61
    perfect pick 148 15 163
    solo picks 22 0 22
    perfect bonus 10 0 10

    b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
    s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
    tbp - Total bonus pts
    * - Point deducted for late tips

    Default is away teams

    Weekly Leader


    1. +1 gtho4
    2. +1 George95
    3. +1 George95
    4. +1 George95
    5. +2 George95
    6. +5 George95
    7. +7 George95
    8. +7 George95
    9. +5 George95
    10. +9 George95
    11. +9 George95
    12.
    13.
    14.
    15.
    16.
    17.
    18.







  • No real change at the top or bottom this week, and only a few shuffled around towards the middle of the pack. So goes the week when yet again six different tippers hit a HoF, and no bonus points were handed out. George95 maintains his 9-point lead over the rest of the field. dg_dave tipped a season-low 4 for the spoon, his second of the year.

  • And so went the week of fantastic finishes. The best finish of the week certainly occurred in #13 Butler vs. #8 Gonzaga, where with 3.5 seconds left and Gonzaga inbounding the ball with a 63-62 lead, Butler stole a strangely-lofted inbounds pass and drove in for a buzzer-beating shot, winning 64-63. Elsewhere, #6 Syracuse went on the road to #1 Louisville, where the hosting Cardinals went scoreless for the last 1:58, allowing the Orange to win 70-68.

  • Not enough tight games? Good. #25 Marquette went on the road to face the USA Today Poll’s #24 Cincinnati, and despite finding themselves down 29-13 at halftime, fought back to tie the game with only 49 seconds left, and forced overtime. But, in the end Cincinnati pulled it out 71-69. #18 Michigan State hosted #11 Ohio State in Lansing, and the game was tied with 44 seconds left until Keith Appling scored 6 points in the final minute and led the Spartans to a 59-56 win. From the unheralded ranks, two perennial tournament contenders from the MAC sparred, and Akron turned a 3-point Kent State lead with 2:27 left into a 4-point victory.

  • So who wants to be #1? Last week, undefeated #1 Duke lost on Saturday, then the last undefeated, #2 Michigan, failed to take advantage and lost as well. This week, Louisville took over the reins and immediately lost. Now it looks to be Indiana’s turn once again, and they host Michigan State on Sunday. Will the revolving door continue to spin?

  • Illinois will be deservedly unranked as of noon Monday, and they are back in action on Tuesday against the Big Ten’s eleventh-best team, Nebraska. Then on Sunday they take what will surely be a fateful trip to Ann Arbor to take on Michigan.




  • Edited by gtho4 (Sun Jan 20 2013 09:06 PM)

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    #964327 - Tue Jan 29 2013 10:49 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    illiniman14 Offline
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    Posts: 2410
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    NCAA Basketball
    Week 12
    2012-2013




    14 of 15 players lodged tips:


    71-75 (OT)
    72-73
    73-65
    52-66
    51-53
    64-84
    44-45
    70-75
    59-81
    67-57
    76-81
    83-91
    67-73
    69-61
    82-47

    1
    13
    13
    13
    3
    14
    5
    14
    12
    6
    12
    9
    2
    2
    12


    Syracuse at Villanova
    Marshall at Memphis
    Notre Dame at South Florida
    San Francisco at Gonzaga
    Louisville at Georgetown
    Maryland at Duke
    Minnesota at Wisconsin
    LSU at Kentucky
    Vanderbilt at Missouri
    St. Louis at St. Bonaventure
    Washington at Oregon
    North Carolina at NC State
    Kansas State at Iowa State
    La Salle at VCU
    Florida at Mississippi State

    dg_dave
    Sypher
    themonarch
    ozzz2002
    Sypher dg_dave wwe84
    Everybody1

    Everybody2
    BxBarracuda wwe84

    BxBarracuda wwe84

    Howie72 LeoDaVinci
    ozzz2002 wwe84
    ozzz2002 wwe84

    131



    Tipping Comp Standings



    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
    ----- ----- -------------hf ws
    1 1 1-6 George95 125 9 134 5 3
    2 2 2-10 Howie72 s 116 10 127 3 1 4
    3 2 2-4 illiniman14 116 10 126 2 4
    4 4 1-4 gtho4 114 11 125 3 1
    5 5 5-10 N-Bomb 108 11 119 3 1
    6 6 2-12 Sypher 106 9 115 4 1 4
    7 10 2-14 LeoDaVinci s 103 10 114 2 1 3
    8 7 6-12 srini701 104 9 113 1 2
    9 7 6-13 BxBarracuda 104 8 112 2
    10 7 4-10 themonarch 104 7 111 2 1 1
    11 11 5-12 dg_dave s 93 10 104 2 2 3
    12 11 2-12 paper_aero 93 10 103 2 2
    13 13 6-15 ozzz2002 s 86 9 96 3 4
    14 13 13-15 wwe84 s 86 8 95 1 4 4
    15 15 4-15 doomed 78 D 82 1
    late starters 82
    --- 135 1676-------37
    best picks 129 11 140
    wooden spoon 61 7 68
    perfect pick 163 15 178
    solo picks 22 5 27
    perfect bonus 10 0 10

    b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
    s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
    tbp - Total bonus pts
    * - Point deducted for late tips

    Default is away teams

    Weekly Leader


    1. +1 gtho4
    2. +1 George95
    3. +1 George95
    4. +1 George95
    5. +2 George95
    6. +5 George95
    7. +7 George95
    8. +7 George95
    9. +5 George95
    10. +9 George95
    11. +9 George95
    12. +7 George95
    13.
    14.
    15.
    16.
    17.
    18.







  • George95 shows he’s human once again, giving up 2 points from his ever-present lead, but still has a larger lead than there are weeks remaining. The rest of the field has plenty of catching up to do. Like 2 weeks ago, scores ranged from only 7-11 this week, so there was little movement save LeoDaVinci (go 49ers) and themonarch swapping spots, but for the first time we have a clear 1-15 ranking of every tipper. themonarch also picked up his first spoon along the way.

  • The big prediction this week?
    Originally Posted By: dg_dave

    Louisville at Georgetown (this one will be a close one I think)


  • Correctamundo! Not to mention, dg_dave was one of 3 tippers to take Georgetown over #5 Louisville, who found themselves in a free fall of 3 straight losses before eeking out a win on Monday. Dave was also the only tipper to take Villanova over #3 Syracuse, winning their second-straight game over a top-5 opponent. New #1 Duke kept on the #1 curse, getting crushed by #25 Miami 90-63 on Wednesday before torching Maryland 84-64.

  • A shorter write-up this week, but enough time to say that the gauntlet of Illinois’ season is in full swing, losing to #2 Michigan handily, with Michigan State, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Minnesota on deck.




  • Edited by illiniman14 (Sat Feb 09 2013 09:13 AM)

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    #964328 - Tue Jan 29 2013 11:18 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    dg_dave Offline
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    I didn't think it would be that close!
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    #966256 - Sat Feb 09 2013 09:59 AM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    illiniman14 Offline
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    Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
    Posts: 2410
    Loc: Champaign Illinois USA        


    NCAA Basketball
    Week 13
    2012-2013




    13 of 15 players lodged tips:


    65-59
    62-75
    79-65
    71-73
    60-75
    60-72 (OT)
    55-65
    79-60
    85-80
    72-77
    79-78
    54-58
    69-68
    71-79
    73-81

    11
    10
    12
    7
    6
    12
    5
    11
    3
    6
    5
    5
    8
    8
    7


    Cincinnati at Seton Hall
    Nevada at New Mexico
    Arizona at Washington State
    Xavier at Richmond
    Purdue at Northwestern
    Virginia Tech at North Carolina
    Syracuse at Pittsburgh
    Duke at Florida State
    Oklahoma State at Kansas
    UNLV at Boise State
    Miami (FL) at NC State
    Oregon at California
    LSU at Mississippi State
    Baylor at Iowa State
    Michigan at Indiana

    dg_dave wwe84
    paper_aero ozzz2002 wwe84
    wwe84


    ozzz2002

    ozzz2002 wwe84
    paper_aero ozzz2002 wwe84






    116



    Tipping Comp Standings



    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
    ----- ----- -------------hf ws
    1 1 1-6 George95 134 7 141 5 3
    2 2 2-10 Howie72 127 11 138 4 1 4
    3 3 2-4 illiniman14 126 11 137 3 4
    4 4 1-4 gtho4 125 11 136 4 1
    5 5 5-10 N-Bomb 119 8 127 3 1
    6 7 2-14 LeoDaVinci 114 10 124 2 1 3
    7 8 6-12 srini701 113 9 122 1 2
    8 6 2-12 Sypher 115 d6 121 4 1 4
    8 10 4-10 themonarch 111 10 121 2 1 1
    10 9 6-13 BxBarracuda 112 5 117 2 1
    11 12 2-12 paper_aero 103 10 113 2 2
    12 11 5-12 dg_dave 104 6 110 2 2 3
    13 13 6-15 ozzz2002 96 10 106 3 4
    14 14 13-15 wwe84 95 8 103 1 4 4
    15 15 4-15 doomed 82 D 88 1
    late starters 88
    --- 128 1804-------37
    best picks 140 11 151
    wooden spoon 68 5 73
    perfect pick 178 15 193
    solo picks 27 0 27
    perfect bonus 10 0 10

    b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
    s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
    tbp - Total bonus pts
    * - Point deducted for late tips

    Default is away teams

    Weekly Leader


    1. +1 gtho4
    2. +1 George95
    3. +1 George95
    4. +1 George95
    5. +2 George95
    6. +5 George95
    7. +7 George95
    8. +7 George95
    9. +5 George95
    10. +9 George95
    11. +9 George95
    12. +7 George95
    13. +3 George95
    14.
    15.
    16.
    17.
    18.







  • And all of the sudden, we have ourselves a race for the top spot. Whereas George95 has had a healthy lead for much of the season, a 7/15 performance coupled with 11/15 HoF performances by #2-4 means he only has a 3-point lead with 5 weeks to go. On the other side of the spectrum, BxBarracuda picks up his first spoon of the year with only 5/15.

  • Who wants to be #1? #1 Michigan took a trip to Bloomington, and #3 Indiana took them to the woodshed early in the first half. The game ended up a healthy 81-73, but the result was the same as the previous 3 weeks – the #1 team would be there no longer. So obviously #2 Kansas would take over the spot, right? Well… Oklahoma State had something to say about that, snapping a 33-game home winning streak and giving the Jayhawks their first conference loss. As expected, Indiana would then take over the #1 spot.

  • The top 25 was littered with other upsets as well: Pittsburgh held ground on their home turf against #6 Syracuse 65-55; #10 Oregon also had a tough time on the road at California, losing 58-54; #15 Wichita State also went down on the road to Northern Iowa 57-52; and #22 San Diego State was welcomed into the rankings by Air Force with a 70-67 defeat. The only other matchup of two top-25 teams was surprising #14 Miami (FL) against #19 NC State – and the Hurricanes eeked it out on the road 79-78.

  • So Indiana took over the #1 spot when the #1 team has lost 4 weeks in a row. Who do they play this week? Why, on Thursday they are scheduled for Illinois in Champaign. How would that game go? Sounds like an update for next week.




  • Edited by illiniman14 (Sat Feb 09 2013 10:36 AM)

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    #966339 - Sat Feb 09 2013 04:23 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    dg_dave Offline
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    Originally Posted By: illiniman14
    So Indiana took over the #1 spot when the #1 team has lost 4 weeks in a row. Who do they play this week? Why, on Thursday they are scheduled for Illinois in Champaign. How would that game go? Sounds like an update for next week.


    And I know someone who is ecstatic about that result! wink
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    #966386 - Sat Feb 09 2013 11:16 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    dg_dave Offline
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    The never-ending game...93-93 after 4OT!
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    No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. --Eleanor Roosevelt
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    #966389 - Sat Feb 09 2013 11:51 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    illiniman14 Offline
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    You may notice it mentioned in the write up here in a few minutes...

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    #966391 - Sat Feb 09 2013 11:57 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    dg_dave Offline
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    At the rate it was going, I was wondering if we could get it finished today or if they'd end up suspending it because of the time of day!
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    No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. --Eleanor Roosevelt
    The day we lose our will to fight is the day we lose our freedom.

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    #966398 - Sun Feb 10 2013 12:08 AM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    illiniman14 Offline
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    NCAA Basketball
    Week 14
    2012-2013




    14 of 15 players lodged tips:


    55-64
    48-69
    62-52
    101-104 (5OT)
    99-87
    89-76
    55-74
    62-65 (OT)
    66-72
    61-87
    58-83
    70-79
    78-65
    62-76
    75-72

    7
    12
    7
    4
    shocked
    12
    14
    1
    2
    10
    13
    11
    13
    13
    2


    New Mexico at UNLV
    Tennessee State at Murray State
    Pittsburgh at Cincinnati
    Louisville at Notre Dame
    San Francisco at BYU
    Memphis at Southern Miss
    Loyola Marymount at Gonzaga
    Michigan at Wisconsin
    Kansas at Oklahoma
    North Carolina at Miami (FL)
    Mississippi State at Florida
    Iowa State at Kansas State
    Michigan State at Purdue
    Washington State at UCLA
    Illinois State at Creighton


    Sypher paper_aero


    Nobody
    illiniman14 paper_aero
    Everybody
    Sypher
    ozzz2002 wwe84

    BxBarracuda
    LeoDaVinci dg_dave ozzz2002
    wwe84
    wwe84
    dg_dave ozzz2002

    121



    Tipping Comp Standings



    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
    ----- ----- -------------hf ws
    1 1 1-6 George95 141 9 150 5 3
    2 2 2-10 Howie72 138 10 148 4 1 4
    3 4 1-4 gtho4 136 9 145 4 1
    3 3 2-4 illiniman14 137 8 145 3 4
    5 5 5-10 N-Bomb 127 8 135 3 1
    6 6 2-14 LeoDaVinci 124 7 131 2 2 3
    7 7 6-12 srini701 122 8 130 1 2
    7 8 2-12 Sypher s 121 8 130 4 1 5
    7 8 4-10 themonarch 121 9 130 2 1 1
    10 10 6-13 BxBarracuda 117 9 126 2 1
    11 12 5-12 dg_dave s 110 9 120 2 2 4
    11 11 2-12 paper_aero 113 7 120 3 2
    13 13 6-15 ozzz2002 ss 106 11 119 1 3 6
    14 14 13-15 wwe84 s 103 9 113 1 4 5
    15 15 4-15 doomed 88 D 93 1
    late starters 93
    --- 126 1935-------42
    best picks 151 11 162
    wooden spoon 73 7 80
    perfect pick 193 15 208
    solo picks 27 5 32
    perfect bonus 10 0 10

    b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
    s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
    tbp - Total bonus pts
    * - Point deducted for late tips

    Default is away teams

    Weekly Leader


    1. +1 gtho4
    2. +1 George95
    3. +1 George95
    4. +1 George95
    5. +2 George95
    6. +5 George95
    7. +7 George95
    8. +7 George95
    9. +5 George95
    10. +9 George95
    11. +9 George95
    12. +7 George95
    13. +3 George95
    14. +2 George95
    15.
    16.
    17.
    18.







  • Ever so slowly, George95’s lead is dwindling down. Howie72 only disagreed with him on one game, and got it right – so down to 2 it goes with 4 weeks left. illiniman14 and gtho4 are locked into 3rd place 5 points back from the lead. But who sits on top of the pack this week? Why, it’s ozzz2002, getting 11/15 (and two solo bonuses to boot). Only 4 points separated a HoF from a spoon this week, but LeoDaVinci and paper_aero both pick up some eating utensils this week.

  • Game of the day? #3 Michigan went to Wisconsin and hit a 3 in a tie game with 2.4 seconds left, but with 3 fouls to give allowed Wisconsin to get a half-court heave off, and they sunk it. In overtime, the Badgers finished off the upset 65-62. That looked like it would be, until…

  • A little to the east, #11 Louisville and #25 Notre Dame had gone to overtime or double overtime in 5 of 7 matchups, and they decided to go a little extra this time. Notre Dame’s Jarian Grant scored 12 points in the last 47 seconds to tie it at 60. Poor clock management by Louisville at the end of the first and second overtime periods sent it into a third overtime (despite 3 Irish starters fouling out by the start of the first overtime), where Louisville hit 1 of 2 free throws with 15 seconds left to tie the game, and Notre Dame turned it over with 4 seconds left, leading to a fourth overtime.

  • Tired yet? I watched it live (the least I could do for my alma mater, UL). Fast forward to the end of 4OT, and we get UL up 93-89 with 59 seconds left. Game over, right? Right… except ND made a layup and UL’s Russ Smith inexplicably raced down the court and missed a wild layup, giving the Irish one last chance. Two missed shots later, Garrick Sherman, who didn’t play a single second in regulation, tipped up a rebound into the basket, and off we went to the fifth overtime. For what seemed like the first time, ND got the early lead, but UL had the chance to tie with 24 seconds left – but missed both free throws. After what might be characterized by poets as “a long game,” ND pulled it out 104-101.

  • Surprisingly, there was time for other game of note to happen as well. San Francisco, down 15 just after halftime, finished the 2nd half 60-34 and won 99-87 over BYU (maybe because gtho4 called them the “Tigers” – poor Cougars). #23 Pittsburgh went to #17 Cincinnati and despite being down by 5 at half, won 62-52. UNLV, however, showed how hard it is to win a conference game on the road, taking down #15 New Mexico 64-55. And perhaps most of note, #5 Kansas earned their first 3-game losing streak since 2005 after being taken out by Oklahoma on the road 72-66.

  • Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Does ANYBODY want to be #1? OK, well I’ll keep going anyway. #1 Indiana had a tough week (see below), but #2 Florida was already crushed by Arkansas earlier in the week. #3 Michigan was stunned by Wisconsin as we know, which eventually just left the ranking at #4 Duke’s doorstep. They play Boston College on Sunday, and North Carolina and Maryland later this week.

  • The #1 team had lost 4 weeks in a row, and #1 Indiana took a trip to Illinois on Thursday… and now the #1 team has lost 5 weeks in a row. Down 70-61 with 3:36 left, Illinois went on a 13-2 run, including a wide-open layup off an inbounds pass with only 0.9 seconds left on the clock for the win. Up next: Minnesota on Sunday and a chance for revenge against Purdue on Wednesday.




  • Edited by illiniman14 (Sun Feb 10 2013 12:08 AM)

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    #966535 - Sun Feb 10 2013 07:03 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    illiniman14 Offline
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    And for a Sunday update - Duke baaaaarely survived Boston College (now 10-13 on the year) 62-61, so they will likely have reluctantly re-claimed the #1 spot

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    #966543 - Sun Feb 10 2013 10:32 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
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    Awesome game from Wisconsin, I love the Badgers and that was the game of the year! Well, the five OT game was crazy... but crap basketball.
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    #968901 - Sat Feb 23 2013 09:44 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    illiniman14 Offline
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    NCAA Basketball
    2012-13

    Week 15
    Sat, Feb 15




    14 of 15 players lodged tips:


    59-70
    81-93
    69-79
    58-88
    56-55
    55-83
    88-80
    71-73
    68-80
    83-82
    79-77 (OT)
    57-69
    61-81
    70-72
    64-76

    6
    11
    7
    3
    8
    14
    9
    3
    10
    7
    11
    12
    11
    8
    11


    Xavier at Dayton
    Virginia at North Carolina
    Pittsburgh at Marquette
    Kentucky at Tennessee
    Army at Navy
    Purdue at Indiana
    UCLA at Stanford
    Missouri at Arkansas
    Mississippi State at LSU
    Temple at Massachusetts
    Oregon at Washington State
    Princeton at Harvard
    Baylor at Kansas State
    San Diego State at UNLV
    Saint Joseph's at La Salle


    illiniman14 N-Bomb ozzz2002

    gtho4 illiniman14 ozzz2002

    Everybody

    gtho4 srini701 ozzz2002


    Howie72 Sypher dg_dave
    BxBarracuda dg_dave
    LeoDaVinci dg_dave wwe84

    paper_aero dg_dave wwe84

    131



    Tipping Comp Standings



    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
    ----- ----- -------------hf ws
    1 1 1-6 George95 150 12 162 5 3
    2 3 1-4 gtho4 b 145 13 159 4 2
    3 2 2-10 Howie72 148 10 158 4 1 4
    4 3 2-4 illiniman14 145 11 156 3 4
    5 7 5-12 srini701 b 130 13 144 1 1 3
    6 5 5-10 N-Bomb 135 8 143 3 1
    7 6 2-14 LeoDaVinci 131 9 140 2 2 3
    8 7 4-10 themonarch 130 9 139 2 1 1
    8 7 2-12 Sypher 130 7 137 4 1 5
    10 10 6-13 BxBarracuda 126 8 134 2 1
    11 13 6-15 ozzz2002 119 10 129 1 3 6
    11 11 2-12 paper_aero 120 9 129 3 2
    13 11 5-12 dg_dave 120 6 126 2 3 4
    14 14 13-15 wwe84 113 6 119 1 5 5
    15 15 4-15 doomed 93 D 97 1
    late starters 97
    --- 135 2072-------44
    best picks 162 13 175
    wooden spoon 80 6 86
    perfect pick 208 15 223
    solo picks 32 0 32
    perfect bonus 10 2 12

    b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
    s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
    tbp - Total bonus pts
    * - Point deducted for late tips

    Default is away teams

    Weekly Leader


    1. +1 gtho4
    2. +1 George95
    3. +1 George95
    4. +1 George95
    5. +2 George95
    6. +5 George95
    7. +7 George95
    8. +7 George95
    9. +5 George95
    10. +9 George95
    11. +9 George95
    12. +7 George95
    13. +3 George95
    14. +2 George95
    15. +3 George95
    16.
    17.
    18.







  • It was certainly a week of change, as only 5 tippers kept their previous position from last week. One of those was George95, who increases his lead to 3 as gtho4 puts in a HoF performance and reclaims 2nd for the first time since week 7. Joining him with 13/15 is srini701 – but that’s no surprise considering they’re using the same dartboard.

  • Let’s see… where to begin… oh yes: Does ANYBODY want to be #1? Now, if you’re looking at the ESPN/USA Today ranking, you’re thinking “Well, Indiana won last week, what’s your problem?” You see, following their loss to a certain rival last week, Duke took the #1 spot in the AP Poll, and then took a trip to Maryland and lost 83-81. That sends it back to Indiana for the top spot, and they played #4 Michigan State on the road on Tuesday. Stay tuned…

  • In our comp, it was one of the quieter weeks on the schedule so far. Kentucky lost star Nerlens Noel earlier in the week to a torn ACL, and then came out and laid an egg against Tennessee 88-58, their largest loss ever to the Volunteers. Rivalry games can also make strange results, as Army, having a respectable season, had already lost to struggling Navy at home this year, and barely edged the Midshipmen 56-55 on the road. Marquette kept up their hot run against Pittsburgh to remain atop the Big East 93-81; Arkansas continues its baffling season of being simply unbeatable at home in conference play, beating Missouri 73-71; UCLA got back on track taking out Stanford 88-80; and the battle of the brains left Harvard atop Princeton 69-57.

  • The Illini at least appear to be back towards early-season form, beating #18 Minnesota on the road and dismantling Purdue 79-59. Up next: “Chicago’s Big Ten School” (*chuckle*) Northwestern, winless-in-conference Penn State, and finally #7 Michigan on the road on Sunday.




  • Edited by gtho4 (Sat Feb 23 2013 11:52 PM)

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    #969014 - Sun Feb 24 2013 08:36 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    illiniman14 Offline
    Multiloquent

    Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
    Posts: 2410
    Loc: Champaign Illinois USA        


    NCAA Basketball
    Week 16
    2012-2013




    13 of 15 players lodged tips:


    73-89
    65-42
    61-79
    72-31
    75-71
    65-76
    57-46
    76-90
    56-60
    75-88
    54-71
    66-77
    83-90 (OT)
    81-69
    91-82

    13
    8
    11
    10
    6
    8
    2
    10
    5
    11
    11
    10
    7
    10
    6


    Southern Miss at Memphis
    UNLV at Wyoming
    Seton Hall at Louisville
    Vanderbilt at Mississippi State
    VCU at Xavier
    NC State at North Carolina
    Georgetown at Syracuse
    Baylor at Oklahoma
    Marquette at Villanova
    Nevada at San Diego State
    Arkansas at Florida
    Stanford at Oregon
    Missouri at Kentucky
    Kansas State at Texas
    New Mexico at Colorado State

    Everybody

    ozzz2002 wwe84
    paper_aero ozzz2002 wwe84


    paper_aero dg_dave
    paper_aero dg_dave wwe84

    dg_dave ozzz2002
    dg_dave wwe84
    LeoDaVinci paper_aero ozzz2002

    dg_dave ozzz2002 wwe84

    128



    Tipping Comp Standings



    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
    ----- ----- -------------hf ws
    1 1 1-6 George95 162 12 174 5 3
    2 2 1-4 gtho4 159 11 170 4 2
    3 3 2-10 Howie72 158 10 168 4 1 4
    4 4 2-4 illiniman14 156 10 166 3 4
    5 5 5-12 srini701 b 144 13 158 2 1 4
    6 6 5-10 N-Bomb 143 12 155 3 1
    7 7 2-14 LeoDaVinci 140 10 150 2 2 3
    8 8 2-12 Sypher 137 11 148 4 1 5
    9 8 4-10 themonarch 139 d6 145 2 1 1
    10 10 6-13 BxBarracuda 134 10 144 2 1
    11 11 2-12 paper_aero s 129 9 139 3 3
    12 13 5-13 dg_dave s 126 9 136 2 3 5
    13 11 6-15 ozzz2002 129 5 134 1 4 6
    14 14 13-15 wwe84 119 6 125 1 5 5
    15 15 4-15 doomed 97 D 103 1
    late starters 103
    --- 140 2215-------47
    best picks 175 13 188
    wooden spoon 86 5 91
    perfect pick 223 15 238
    solo picks 32 2 34
    perfect bonus 12 1 13

    b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
    s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
    tbp - Total bonus pts
    * - Point deducted for late tips

    Default is away teams

    Weekly Leader


    1. +1 gtho4
    2. +1 George95
    3. +1 George95
    4. +1 George95
    5. +2 George95
    6. +5 George95
    7. +7 George95
    8. +7 George95
    9. +5 George95
    10. +9 George95
    11. +9 George95
    12. +7 George95
    13. +3 George95
    14. +2 George95
    15. +3 George95
    16. +4 George95
    17.
    18.







  • We’ve entered the home stretch, and George95 extends his lead to 4 over gtho4 and 6 over Howie72 – his lead deteriorated 6 points over two weeks from weeks 11-13, and yet he’s held the lead since week 2. srini701 racks up his second consecutive HoF, and becomes the first person to also get consecutive perfect pick bonuses.

  • Finally, the #1 team will remain the same. Indiana went to #4 Michigan State and edged out a win 72-68 in a thrilling win. Not every top team avoided the upset bug though, as #2 Miami was routed by Wake Forest 80-65, while in our own comp #8 Syracuse fell at home to #11 Georgetown 57-46. #20 Marquette fell out of the Big East lead following their 60-56 loss to Villanova.

  • A shorter update this week, because so few other upsets or nail-biters for our purposes. Illinois went 2-1 this past week, only losing at #7 Michigan. They are off until next Saturday before taking on Nebraska.


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    #970517 - Tue Mar 05 2013 09:12 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    illiniman14 Offline
    Multiloquent

    Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
    Posts: 2410
    Loc: Champaign Illinois USA        


    NCAA Basketball
    Week 17
    2012-2013




    14 of 15 players lodged tips:


    46-62
    56-61
    69-56
    80-63
    79-91
    57-58
    58-53
    52-84
    77-72
    64-72
    60-73
    76-89
    76-79
    64-61
    69-74

    12
    8
    2
    11
    11
    12
    6
    7
    1
    10
    4
    14
    11
    11
    6


    Colorado at California
    Connecticut at Cincinnati
    Purdue at Wisconsin
    UNLV at Nevada
    Wichita State at Creighton
    Michigan State at Michigan
    Louisville at Syracuse
    Butler at VCU
    Massachusetts at Xavier
    Notre Dame at Marquette
    Kentucky at Arkansas
    LSU at Missouri
    Miami (FL) at Duke
    Kansas State at Baylor
    Arizona at UCLA

    Sypher ozzz2002

    Sypher wwe84
    Sypher ozzz2002 wwe84
    BxBarracuda ozzz2002
    Sypher dg_dave


    ozzz2002


    Everybody
    George95 dg_dave ozzz2002
    Howie72 dg_dave wwe84

    117



    Tipping Comp Standings



    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
    ----- ----- -------------hf ws
    1 2 1-4 gtho4 170 12 182 5 2
    2 1 1-6 George95 174 7 181 5 3
    3 3 2-10 Howie72 168 9 177 4 1 4
    3 4 2-4 illiniman14 166 11 177 3 4
    5 5 5-12 srini701 158 10 168 2 1 4
    6 6 5-10 N-Bomb 155 10 165 3 1
    7 7 2-14 LeoDaVinci 150 9* 158 2 2 3
    8 8 2-12 Sypher s 148 8 157 4 1 6
    9 9 4-10 themonarch 145 10 155 2 1 1
    10 10 6-13 BxBarracuda 144 8 152 2 1
    11 11 2-12 paper_aero 139 11 150 3 3
    12 12 5-13 dg_dave 136 6 142 2 4 5
    12 13 6-15 ozzz2002 s 134 7 142 1 4 7
    14 14 13-15 wwe84 s 125 8 134 1 5 6
    15 15 4-15 doomed 103 D 108 1
    late starters 108
    --- 127 2345-------50
    best picks 188 12 200
    wooden spoon 91 6 97
    perfect pick 238 15 253
    solo picks 34 3 37
    perfect bonus 13 0 13

    b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
    s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
    tbp - Total bonus pts
    * - Point deducted for late tips

    Default is away teams

    Weekly Leader


    1. +1 gtho4
    2. +1 George95
    3. +1 George95
    4. +1 George95
    5. +2 George95
    6. +5 George95
    7. +7 George95
    8. +7 George95
    9. +5 George95
    10. +9 George95
    11. +9 George95
    12. +7 George95
    13. +3 George95
    14. +2 George95
    15. +3 George95
    16. +4 George95
    17. +1 gtho4
    18.







  • With one week to go, we have a true battle for first place. The only two tippers who have held the position, gtho4 and George95, swap places as the former gets a HoF while the latter misses getting his first wooden spoon by 1 pick. dg_dave does pick up the spoon this week, while LeoDaVinci got his picks in too late and suffered a 1-point reduction.

  • You guessed it, #1 Indiana fell this week, as Minnesota defended their home court 77-73. That opened the door for Gonzaga to take the top spot, becoming the third team from a non-power conference to be ranked #1 in the last decade, joining 2003-04 St. Joseph's and 2007-08 Memphis.

  • There were several good games this week. #13 Kansas State went to Baylor and took advantage of an inbounds pass being tossed out of bounds with 1 second left to hit a 3-pointer and win 64-61. #4 Michigan took down in-state rival #9 Michigan State after a dunk put them up 2, and a missed free throw solidified the 58-57 victory. Ryan Kelly returned for #3 Duke to face #5 after missing Miami (FL) for the first time since January, and scored 36 points in their 79-76 victory. #10 Louisville took advantage of struggling #12 Syracuse, taking them down 58-53 on the road. Finally, Purdue pulled off the stunner of the weekend, beating #17 Wisconsin on the road 69-56.

  • Illinois struggled to beat a bad Nebraska team on Senior Night 72-65, and followed that by an even more underwhelming performance, shooting just 28.6% in a loss to Iowa. Their ticket to the tournament is all but punched, but getting some momentum before March Madness would be nice.




  • Edited by illiniman14 (Wed Mar 13 2013 08:44 AM)

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    #971954 - Tue Mar 12 2013 08:36 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    illiniman14 Offline
    Multiloquent

    Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
    Posts: 2410
    Loc: Champaign Illinois USA        


    NCAA Basketball
    Week 18
    2012-2013




    13 of 15 players lodged tips:


    73-89
    39-61
    57-61
    83-74
    67-71
    61-54
    57-73
    62-67
    62-64
    58-81
    69-53
    72-71
    61-71
    58-61 (OT)
    76-84

    3
    10
    5
    9
    3
    9
    10
    13
    5
    eek
    8
    5
    13
    8
    2


    Minnesota at Purdue
    Syracuse at Georgetown
    Florida at Kentucky
    Iowa State at West Virginia
    NC State at Florida State
    UCLA at Washington
    Notre Dame at Louisville
    Xavier at Butler
    Missouri at Tennessee
    Kansas at Baylor
    Duke at North Carolina
    Indiana at Michigan
    Northwestern at Michigan State
    Maryland at Virginia
    VCU at Temple

    gtho4 Sypher wwe84
    LeoDaVinci ozzz2002 wwe84


    themonarch BxBarracuda ozzz2002

    Sypher ozzz2002 wwe84
    Everyone1

    Nobody


    Everyone2

    BxBarracuda ozzz2002

    103



    Tipping Comp Standings



    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW TOTAL tbp
    ----- ----- -------------hf ws
    1 1 1-4 gtho4 182 9 191 6 2
    2 2 1-6 George95 181 9 190 6 3
    3 3 2-10 Howie72 177 8 185 4 1 4
    3 3 2-4 illiniman14 177 8 185 3 4
    5 5 5-12 srini701 168 8 176 2 1 4
    6 6 5-10 N-Bomb 165 8 173 3 1
    7 8 2-12 Sypher 157 9 166 5 1 6
    8 7 2-14 LeoDaVinci 158 6 164 2 3 3
    9 9 4-10 themonarch 155 8 163 2 1 1
    10 10 6-13 BxBarracuda s 152 9 162 3 1 1
    11 11 2-12 paper_aero 150 8 158 3 3
    12 12 6-15 ozzz2002 s 142 6 148 1 5 8
    13 12 5-13 dg_dave 142 d4 146 2 4 5
    14 14 13-15 wwe84 134 7 141 1 5 6
    15 15 4-15 doomed 108 D 112 1
    late starters
    --- 111 2461-------52
    best picks 200 9 209
    wooden spoon 97 6 103
    perfect pick 253 15 268
    solo picks 37 2 39
    perfect bonus 13 0 13

    b - Perfect score bonus point, or 13+/15
    s - Bonus point for solo pick, or one of two
    tbp - Total bonus pts
    * - Point deducted for late tips

    Default is away teams

    Weekly Leader


    1. +1 gtho4
    2. +1 George95
    3. +1 George95
    4. +1 George95
    5. +2 George95
    6. +5 George95
    7. +7 George95
    8. +7 George95
    9. +5 George95
    10. +9 George95
    11. +9 George95
    12. +7 George95
    13. +3 George95
    14. +2 George95
    15. +3 George95
    16. +4 George95
    17. +1 gtho4
    18. +1 gtho4







  • This part of the madness is over, and gtho4 stands on top of the heap! He has won every year this comp has run, a remarkable feat! He started and ended the comp getting a HoF with 9 picks correct, and finished both weeks up by just 1 pick on the rest of the field. Congratulations!

  • Only 1 pick away was George95, as he held the tiebreaker of bonus points, but he could not get that one pick to get him over the edge. At one point, he held a lead of 9 over the rest of the field, but could not survive the onslaught of 3/4 HoFs by gtho4 to end the year. Still a valiant effort for silver!

  • In the battle for third, Howie72 and illiniman14 stood toe-to-toe, hinging on the result of Sunday’s Indiana- Michigan game. With seconds to go, Michigan put up a layup that seemed to stick to the rim and barely fell off the side, earning a tie between the two and a bronze for Howie72, holding the tiebreaker with more HoFs. For the record, I have no regrets picking against the Hoosiers.

  • A week of historic lows struck the field, becoming the first week in which all 15 games were played and the HoF hit below 10 picks correct. Nobody saw Baylor’s 81-58 drubbing of Kansas coming, while only handfuls predicted the upsets of Purdue over Minnesota; Florida State over NC State; Temple over VCU; or Tennessee over Missouri, despite all being at home. Never underestimate senior night!

  • And with that, we sign off for the regular season NCAA Basketball comp. Conference tournaments are underway, determining the automatic bids, and end with the Big Ten Tournament just an hour or so before Selection Sunday. Hope you enjoyed the comp, and on with the Madness!




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    #971955 - Tue Mar 12 2013 09:02 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
    dg_dave Offline
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    #971962 - Tue Mar 12 2013 09:51 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
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    Congrats to all the Georges. smile
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    #971965 - Tue Mar 12 2013 10:12 PM Re: Results & Standings .. NCAA Basketball [Re: illiniman14]
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    Great comeback gtho, unlucky george for the ending!


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