UK enters the NCAA Tournament as one of the big favorites to win the whole thing. This will be the last GOG of the year unless UK makes the Final Four in which case there will be another. Thanks for playing this year!
GOG introduction and rules here.
GOG #19 has now been scored. Congrats to btcoop71 for another win!
Quick note on seed language: A team seeded "5 or lower" is a 6, 7, 8, etc. A 1 seed is "higher" seed than a 2 seed, etc.
NCAA bracket here.
Entries are due by 12:15 PM Eastern Thursday, March 15.
GOG 2011-12 #20: NCAA Tournament [max 67 points]
- Pick your Final Four teams [3 points each, 12 points total] UK, Louisville, Kansas, Ohio St
- Does a team seeded 5 or lower make the Final Four? [+1 if correct, -1 if incorrect] No
- How many double digit seeds make the Sweet 16? [4 points] 3 (I gave Wild Weasel a bonus point for being the only person to guess a nonzero answer and being within 1)
- How many total wins do double digit seeds get in the tournament (not counting the First Four games)? [5 points] 12
- Does a team from the First Four (Tuesday/Wednesday) win a game on Thursday/Friday? [+1 if correct, -1 if incorrect] yes
- Kentucky has played 9 teams that made the NCAA Tournament. What is the record in the first round for these 9 teams? [3 points] 6-3
- How many of the opponents in the above question make the Sweet 16? [3 points] 5
- How many points does Kentucky score against Western KY? [4/3/2/1 points] 81
- What is the highest point total in a game by a #1 seed in the tournament? [4/3/2/1 points] 102
- What is the largest margin of victory by a #2 seed in a game in the tournament? [4/3/2/1 points] 17
- Who leads Kentucky in scoring for the tournament? [4 points] Lamb
- Who records the most blocks in the tournament: Anthony Davis or the Rest of the Team? [+1 of correct, -1 if incorrect] Davis
- Who scores the first points of the tournament for UK? Who scores the last points in the tournament for UK? [3 points each, 6 points total] Jones
- Predict Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's shooting line (within 3 points for each) for the tournament: 2pt FG% / 3pt FG% / FT%. [2 points each, 6 points total] 54/20/76
- Predict Marquis Teague's assists in the 1st game/2nd game/3rd game. [2 points each, 6 points total] 4/7/7
- Don't forget the women! How many games does the UK Hoops squad play in their tournament? [3 points] 4
- Special Bonus: What is the total number of points scored by all teams combined in all 67 games of the tournament this year (includes the play-in games)? The closest answer will receive 3 points and everyone within 5% of the correct answer will receive 1 additional point. (so for instance if 5000 total points are scored you would need to be within 250) 8906
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