*** Official CatsIllustrated Kentucky @ South Carolina Prediction Contest ***

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  1. Old_Red

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    elcome to the Official Kentucky @ South Carolina SEC Regular Prediction Contest!

    Follow the rules below and make your prediction. I'll publish the results after the game. You can put any comment you would like below your score prediction (put '***' after your prediction to make it easier to separate the comments) but try not to put anything above as my scripts may not be able to find your prediction. This is the 2nd of three prediction contests this season: the OOC Contest, the SEC Regular Season contest, and the Postseason Contest.

    Whoever predicts the score closest to the actual score wins. I take the absolute value of the difference of your guess of the Kentucky score and the actual plus the absolute value of the difference of your guess of the opponent score and the actual. There is a penalty for picking the wrong winner. That penalty is the worst score among those who predicted the correct winner. In case of a tie, the tiebreaker is used. In case of a tie in the tiebreaker, we have more than one winner.

    I will be awarding points for the first 10 places, including a 3 point bonus for a perfect prediction. I will track cumulative point totals and the number of games you make the top 10. This contest runs through the end of the SEC Regular Season.

    Your post should look something really close to the example below. Remember the ":"s and the word "Tiebreaker:"! Do not!! use a "-" as a separator because some of our tiebreakers will be negative.

    This game's tiebreaker is South Carolina Rebounding Margin.

    Kentucky @ South Carolina game:

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    Kentucky: 65
    South Carolina: 68

    Tiebreaker: 4
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    Just cut and paste everything between the lines above into your reply and then modify the scores and tiebreaker as you see fit. If you don't know how to do that, type very carefully. Remember to type in the word "Tiebreaker:" so that I can find it. Anything my scripts can't figure out will not count.

    Don't edit your post or try to post a score after the game has started.

    BTW I really would prefer exact names for the teams, but will try to be accommodating as long as it doesn't create too much work for me. If we are playing Louisville, just about anything not obscene will be OK.

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    Postseason Basketball Prediction Scores - Kentucky @ Vanderbilt (tiebreaker was -4 Vanderbilt Turnover Margin):
    13 1 . ukcatsfan2 : 0 points, tiebreaker=-3
    9 2 . Cats192 : 1 points, tiebreaker=-3
    8 3 . WildcatDJ : 2 points, tiebreaker=-4
    7 4 . On_track_4_8 : 2 points, tiebreaker=-2
    6 5 . ukmonty2001 : 2 points, tiebreaker=-1
    5 6 . jf121264 : 3 points, tiebreaker=-3
    4 7 . pappy52 : 3 points, tiebreaker=-2
    3 8 . LogicalCat : 3 points, tiebreaker=0
    3 8 . OldEvilleCat : 3 points, tiebreaker=0
    1 10 . TheKentuckyKid : 4 points, tiebreaker=-4
    1 10 . RickyAllen19 : 4 points, tiebreaker=-4
    .. 12 . ukfan041 : 4 points, tiebreaker=-3
    .. 12 . Maxwell41 : 4 points, tiebreaker=-3
    .. 14 . BeeBeeIn : 4 points, tiebreaker=-2
    .. 15 . kyjeff1 : 4 points, tiebreaker=4
    .. 16 . tdjohnsky : 5 points, tiebreaker=1
    .. 16 . number8please : 5 points, tiebreaker=1
    .. 18 . ConRay9 : 6 points, tiebreaker=-4
    .. 19 . UKCatWoman : 6 points, tiebreaker=-3
    .. 20 . TexKat : 6 points, tiebreaker=-2
    .. 21 . ZenCatFan73 : 6 points, tiebreaker=-1
    .. 22 . Blueisbest : 6 points, tiebreaker=2
    .. 23 . UK Cats1 : 6 points, tiebreaker=3
    .. 23 . ThreeHogNight : 6 points, tiebreaker=3
    .. 25 . maysvilleky : 7 points, tiebreaker=-4
    .. 25 . wildcatdonf : 7 points, tiebreaker=-4
    .. 27 . wfm101981 : 7 points, tiebreaker=-6
    .. 28 . _Rooster : 7 points, tiebreaker=0
    .. 29 . CBBCrazy : 7 points, tiebreaker=3
    .. 30 . wromanp7 : 8 points, tiebreaker=-4
    .. 31 . *CatinIL* : 8 points, tiebreaker=-3
    .. 31 . mcbarrycat : 8 points, tiebreaker=-3
    .. 31 . Kycatspaws : 8 points, tiebreaker=-3
    .. 34 . jopo : 8 points, tiebreaker=-2
    .. 35 . TNCatfanforever : 9 points, tiebreaker=4
    .. 36 . BlobUK : 9 points, tiebreaker=5
    .. 37 . preacherfan : 10 points, tiebreaker=4
    .. 38 . BigBlueFanGA : 11 points, tiebreaker=-4
    .. 39 . AFSTALLION13 : 11 points, tiebreaker=-2
    .. 40 . AsianPICat : 12 points, tiebreaker=-1
    .. 41 . Hypotenoose : 13 points, tiebreaker=-4
    .. 41 . ruppslegacy1 : 13 points, tiebreaker=-4
    .. 43 . Bigblueincincy : 13 points, tiebreaker=-1
    .. 44 . Jazzycat : 13 points, tiebreaker=2
    .. 45 . Roe07 : 13 points, tiebreaker=4
    .. 46 . BigBlueFan1963 : 14 points, tiebreaker=-2
    .. 47 . minjo : 14 points, tiebreaker=3
    .. 48 . no_neutrality : 16 points, tiebreaker=-1
    .. 49 . the nail at the foul line: 17 points, tiebreaker=-2
    .. 49 . sckysportsink : 17 points, tiebreaker=-2
    .. 51 . ORCAT : 19 points, tiebreaker=-3
    .. 52 . nickhorvathsuxazz : 22 points, tiebreaker=-3
    .. 53 . docholiday51 : 40 points, tiebreaker=-5
    .. 54 . Bmenk : 48 points, tiebreaker=-2
    .. 55 . WildOnKnoxville : 52 points, tiebreaker=4

    Those who picked the wrong winner: Bmenk, WildOnKnoxville

    Postseason Basketball Prediction Contest Leader Board:

    22 : ukcatsfan2
    17 : sckysportsink
    15 : the nail at the foul line
    14 : On_track_4_8
    13 : TexKat
    13 : WildcatDJ
    11 : OldEvilleCat
    11 : TNCatfanforever
    10 : maysvilleky
    10 : mcbarrycat
    9 : *CatinIL*
    9 : Blueisbest
    9 : Cats192
    9 : kyjeff1
    9 : UK Cats1
    9 : WildOnKnoxville
    8 : EnglandWildcat
    8 : pappy52
    7 : CBBCrazy
    7 : Monroecat13
    7 : number8please
    7 : ukmonty2001
    6 : jf121264
    6 : JFCats22
    6 : RickyAllen19
    6 : wromanp7
    5 : TheKentuckyKid
    5 : ThreeHogNight
    4 : ORCAT
    3 : Bmenk
    3 : docholiday51
    3 : LogicalCat
    2 : BeeBeeIn
    2 : Hypotenoose
    2 : ukfan041
    1 : no_neutrality


    Players Who've Made the Top Ten at Least Once:

    3 : RickyAllen19
    2 : Blueisbest
    2 : jf121264
    2 : number8please
    2 : OldEvilleCat
    2 : On_track_4_8
    2 : pappy52
    2 : sckysportsink
    2 : TexKat
    2 : the nail at the foul line
    2 : TheKentuckyKid
    2 : TNCatfanforever
    2 : ukcatsfan2
    2 : ukmonty2001
    2 : WildcatDJ
    1 : *CatinIL*
    1 : BeeBeeIn
    1 : Bmenk
    1 : Cats192
    1 : CBBCrazy
    1 : docholiday51
    1 : EnglandWildcat
    1 : Hypotenoose
    1 : JFCats22
    1 : kyjeff1
    1 : LogicalCat
    1 : maysvilleky
    1 : mcbarrycat
    1 : Monroecat13
    1 : no_neutrality
    1 : ORCAT
    1 : ThreeHogNight
    1 : UK Cats1
    1 : ukfan041
    1 : WildOnKnoxville
    1 : wromanp7


    Total Players:
    Kentucky vs Georgia : 46
    Kentucky @ LSU : 54
    Kentucky @ Tennessee : 59
    Kentucky vs Texas A&M : 58
    Kentucky @ Vanderbilt : 55

    Season Average for Players: 54.4


    Postseason Basketball Prediction Champs:
    Kentucky vs Georgia : sckysportsink: 3
    Kentucky @ LSU : TNCatfanforever: 1
    Kentucky @ Tennessee : mcbarrycat: 4
    Kentucky vs Texas A&M : maysvilleky: 1
    Kentucky @ Vanderbilt : ukcatsfan2: 0
     
  2. preacherfan

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    Kentucky: 76
    South Carolina: 68

    Tiebreaker: -3
     
  3. ruppslegacy1

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    Kentucky 82
    South Carolina 64
    Tiebreaker -7
     
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    Kentucky 74

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