*** Official CatsIllustrated Kentucky v Wichita State Prediction Contest ***

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  1. Old_Red

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    Welcome to the Official Kentucky v Wichita State Postseason 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 3rd 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 ends as soon as the Kentucky season ends.

    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 Wichita State Fouls.

    Kentucky v Wichita State game:

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    Kentucky: 68
    Wichita State: 59

    Tiebreaker: 21
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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 v Northern Kentucky (tiebreaker was 6 Kentucky Rebound Margin):
    10 1 . UKCatWoman : 6 points, tiebreaker=9
    9 2 . Kycatspaws : 6 points, tiebreaker=14
    8 3 . the nail at the foul line: 7 points, tiebreaker=6
    7 4 . OldEvilleCat : 9 points, tiebreaker=11
    6 5 . Jazzycat : 10 points, tiebreaker=7
    5 6 . lyngz : 10 points, tiebreaker=10
    4 7 . AsianPICat : 10 points, tiebreaker=11
    3 8 . UK Cats1 : 10 points, tiebreaker=14
    2 9 . number8please : 11 points, tiebreaker=9
    1 10 . ukfan041 : 12 points, tiebreaker=10
    .. 11 . Ukduck14 : 12 points, tiebreaker=11
    .. 12 . Huma1894 : 13 points, tiebreaker=8
    .. 13 . ukmonty2001 : 13 points, tiebreaker=9
    .. 14 . warrior-cat : 14 points, tiebreaker=7
    .. 15 . TexKat : 14 points, tiebreaker=10
    .. 16 . JCatfan77 : 14 points, tiebreaker=11
    .. 17 . ORCAT : 14 points, tiebreaker=14
    .. 18 . pappy52 : 15 points, tiebreaker=8
    .. 19 . On_track_4_8 : 15 points, tiebreaker=10
    .. 20 . Pygmy Sasquatch : 15 points, tiebreaker=12
    .. 21 . Roe07 : 15 points, tiebreaker=13
    .. 22 . ukcatsfan2 : 16 points, tiebreaker=11
    .. 22 . _Rooster : 16 points, tiebreaker=11
    .. 24 . kyjeff1 : 16 points, tiebreaker=12
    .. 25 . ukfan79 : 17 points, tiebreaker=11
    .. 26 . clew84 : 17 points, tiebreaker=12
    .. 27 . Wildcat9878 : 17 points, tiebreaker=16
    .. 28 . TNCatfanforever : 17 points, tiebreaker=18
    .. 29 . Kuhldaddy : 18 points, tiebreaker=14
    .. 30 . HPHawk : 19 points, tiebreaker=10
    .. 31 . BigBlueFanGA : 19 points, tiebreaker=12
    .. 32 . *CatinIL* : 19 points, tiebreaker=14
    .. 32 . AFSTALLION13 : 19 points, tiebreaker=14
    .. 32 . nickhorvathsuxazz : 19 points, tiebreaker=14
    .. 32 . minjo : 19 points, tiebreaker=14
    .. 36 . Contracts & Wildcats: 19 points, tiebreaker=15
    .. 36 . Maxwell41 : 19 points, tiebreaker=15
    .. 38 . Bigblueincincy : 19 points, tiebreaker=20
    .. 39 . BigBlueFan1963 : 20 points, tiebreaker=8
    .. 40 . maysvilleky : 20 points, tiebreaker=9
    .. 41 . jf121264 : 20 points, tiebreaker=12
    .. 42 . Blueisbest : 20 points, tiebreaker=16
    .. 43 . jwhite123 : 21 points, tiebreaker=11
    .. 44 . preacherfan : 21 points, tiebreaker=14
    .. 45 . docholiday51 : 23 points, tiebreaker=11
    .. 46 . meeksfor3 : 23 points, tiebreaker=12
    .. 47 . no_neutrality : 23 points, tiebreaker=13
    .. 48 . Old_Red : 25 points, tiebreaker=8
    .. 49 . ruppslegacy1 : 25 points, tiebreaker=14
    .. 50 . Bigblueforever : 26 points, tiebreaker=9
    .. 51 . BlobUK : 26 points, tiebreaker=12
    .. 52 . BlueRunner11 : 26 points, tiebreaker=19
    .. 53 . PokerCat72 : 27 points, tiebreaker=12
    .. 54 . sckysportsink : 28 points, tiebreaker=12
    .. 55 . wromanp7 : 29 points, tiebreaker=12
    .. 56 . UK2005_24 : 36 points, tiebreaker=12
    .. 57 . Bluest Member : 106 points, tiebreaker=76
    .. 58 . jopo : 107 points, tiebreaker=50000

    Those who picked the wrong winner: Bluest Member, jopo

    Postseason Basketball Prediction Contest Leader Board:

    25 : Kycatspaws
    24 : OldEvilleCat
    20 : the nail at the foul line
    16 : pappy52
    12 : Jazzycat
    10 : Old_Red
    10 : sckysportsink
    10 : UKCatWoman
    9 : kyjeff1
    9 : Pygmy Sasquatch
    9 : Ukduck14
    7 : BBNine101
    7 : TexKat
    7 : WildcatDJ
    6 : AsianPICat
    6 : number8please
    5 : Bcat44
    5 : JFCats22
    5 : lyngz
    5 : Roe07
    4 : UK Cats1
    4 : warrior-cat
    4 : _Rooster
    3 : docholiday51
    3 : Kai Slater
    2 : EnglandWildcat
    2 : On_track_4_8
    2 : ukmonty2001
    1 : ukcatsfan2
    1 : ukfan041


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

    3 : Kycatspaws
    3 : OldEvilleCat
    3 : the nail at the foul line
    2 : AsianPICat
    2 : Jazzycat
    2 : number8please
    2 : pappy52
    2 : UK Cats1
    1 : BBNine101
    1 : Bcat44
    1 : docholiday51
    1 : EnglandWildcat
    1 : JFCats22
    1 : Kai Slater
    1 : kyjeff1
    1 : lyngz
    1 : Old_Red
    1 : On_track_4_8
    1 : Pygmy Sasquatch
    1 : Roe07
    1 : sckysportsink
    1 : TexKat
    1 : ukcatsfan2
    1 : UKCatWoman
    1 : Ukduck14
    1 : ukfan041
    1 : ukmonty2001
    1 : warrior-cat
    1 : WildcatDJ
    1 : _Rooster


    Total Players:
    Kentucky v Georgia : 55
    Kentucky v Alabama : 46
    Kentucky v Arkansas : 46
    Kentucky v Northern Kentucky : 58

    Season Average for Players: 51.3


    Postseason Basketball Prediction Champs:
    Kentucky v Georgia : sckysportsink: 4
    Kentucky v Alabama : Old_Red: 3
    Kentucky v Arkansas : OldEvilleCat: 5
    Kentucky v Northern Kentucky : UKCatWoman: 6
     
  2. TNCatfanforever

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    Kentucky: 77
    Wichita State: 68
    Tiebreaker: 20
     
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  4. kyjeff1

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    Kentucky: 73
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    Tiebreaker: 24
     
  5. BlobUK

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    Kentucky 77
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    Tiebreaker: 21
     
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  15. UK2005_24

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