The 10th Annual Prediction Contest!

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The 10th Annual Prediction Contest!

Unread postby Obadiah » 3 weeks ago

With the start of URI's 114th basketball season on Friday, November 10 versus UNC - Asheville, the Tenth Annual Prediction Contest is now open.

MAIN PRIZE

The winner of the overall contest will receive a $200 cash prize.

BONUS PRIZES

There will be two bonus prizes of $50 Mews Tavern gift certificates awarded this season based on:

1) Team Scoring -regular season only (to avoid ties, this prediction must be made to two decimals).

2) Average Home Attendance - regular season only.

In these two categories, if bettors submit an identical prediction to one already placed, they will be asked to re-submit prediction.

Note: In the event that a participant correctly predicts all three prize winning components, the prize would be doubled to a $600 cash prize.

PREDICTION COMPONENTS:

Each participant will make a prediction composed of five parts.

1. Regular Season Record (based on 29 games)
2. A-10 Conference record (based on 18 games)
3. Team Scoring Average, ppg (to two decimals, based on 29 games).
4. Top Scorer & Scoring Average, ppg (to one decimal, based on 29 games)
5. Average Home Attendance, regular season only (16 games - 9 conference, 7 OOC)

The contest is based on predicting the overall regular season record, so the other four components of bet essentially are tiebreakers and will be used to determine the winner according to the above sequence. To move successfully through the sequence requires either predicting the actual result or coming the closest to the actual result.

A suggested prediction format:

1. 24-5
2. 15-3
3. 68.42
4. Matthews, 17.8
5. 5,945

DEADLINE

The deadline for submitting a prediction is Friday, November 10, Noon.

OTHER GUIDELINES

• This thread is home where all predictions must be submitted.
• The contest is only open to bona fide URI fans and those meeting that qualification must have registered on this forum before September 1, 2017.
• Please monitor your private messages soon after you place your prediction, because if there is any problem or duplication with your bet, you will be notified via PM to take corrective action.

The betting window is now open!!.
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Rhody1992 » 3 weeks ago

1. 22-7
2. 14-4
3. 71.14
4. Matthews, 16.9
5. 5,671
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby bigappleram » 3 weeks ago

21-8
14-4
72.52
EC Matthews, 15.5
6,105
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby rhody12 » 3 weeks ago

1. 22-7
2. 14-4
3. 70.37
4. Matthews, 16.2
5. 5,519
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby rhodysurf » 3 weeks ago

1. 20-9
2. 14-4
3. 73.43
4. Matthews, 16.5
5. 5,484
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Running Ram » 3 weeks ago

23-6
15-3
74.05
JT 17.4
5,727

Thanks OB!!
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby josephski » 3 weeks ago

1. 21-8
2. 14-4
3. 74.45
4. Matthews, 15.8
5. 5651
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby luke » 3 weeks ago

1. 22-7
2.14-4
3.72.85
4. Matthews 15.3
5. 5559
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Rhodyhooopz » 3 weeks ago

1. 23-6
2. 15-3
3. 74.44
4. Matthews 17.1
5. 5,944
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Rhody74 » 3 weeks ago

1. 23-6
2. 15-3
3. 71.83
4. Matthews, 21.3
5. 5,949
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Unread postby Shinze88 » 3 weeks ago

1. 19-10
2. 13-5
3. 62.84
4. Matthews, 14.2
5. 5,161
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Ram1019 » 3 weeks ago

1. 21-8
2. 14-4
3. 67.30
4. Matthews 15.20
5. 5,222
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby BleedBlue87 » 3 weeks ago

1. 22-7
2. 14-4
3. 69.05
4. Matthews, 17.2
5. 5,700
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby ATPTourFan » 3 weeks ago

1. 22-7
2. 14-4
3. 75.95
4. Matthews, 19.2
5. 6126
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Blue Man » 3 weeks ago

1. 23-6
2. 14-4
3. 72.42
4. EC Matthews, 16.4
5. 5995
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby RFORTE » 3 weeks ago

1. 20-9
2. 13-5
3. 68.40
4. EC 15.4
5. 5,521
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby adam914 » 3 weeks ago

1. 21-8
2. 13-5
3. 74.22
4. EC Matthews, 16.1
5. 5477
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby wpbrown8267 » 3 weeks ago

1. 21-8
2. 14-4
3. 73.38
4. Matthews, 15.8
5. 5,744
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby ramsman75 » 3 weeks ago

1. 22-7
2. 14-4
3. 71.73
4. EC Matthews, 16.6
5. 5,800
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby ramfan85 » 3 weeks ago

19-10
12-6
65.10
Terrell 14.5
5,391
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby wgracie99 » 3 weeks ago

22-7
14-4
77.7
JT 15.1
5,797
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Sorry - 77.77
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Joe95 » 3 weeks ago

24-5
16-2
72.32
Terrell, 16.2
6,150
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby runninrams5 » 3 weeks ago

1.) 23-6
2.) 14-4
3.) 69.55
4.) Matthews 16.3
5.) 5,605

GO RHODY
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby RF1 » 3 weeks ago

I have the official final attendance numbers for the Ryan Center since it opened (see below). These numbers for some years are not just the regular season as per the rules of this contest. There were some postseason games (A-10 Tournament, NIT, and CBI) included as well where the selling base was zero as they were not part of season ticket packages. Most post season game attendance numbers were therefore low and decreased the overall season average for those years.

RYAN CENTER URI HOME ATTENDANCE BY YEAR
SEASON | GAMES | TOTAL | AVERAGE | POST SEASON
2016-17 | 16 | 82,761 | 5,173 |
2015-16 | 17 | 80,198 | 4,718 |
2014-15 | 16 | 86,461 | 5,404 | NIT 1
2013-14 | 16 | 71,058 | 4,441 |
2012-13 | 15 | 64,368 | 4,291 |
2011-12 | 15 | 57,428 | 3,829 |
2010-11 | 16 | 72,598 | 4,537 | CBI 1
2009-10 | 17 | 88,853 | 5,227 | NIT 2
2008-09 | 14 | 74,196 | 5,300 |
2007-08 | 15 | 88,731 | 5,915 |
2006-07 | 15 | 67,293 | 4,486 |
2005-06 | 16 | 76,150 | 4,760 |
2004-05 | 14 | 65,227 | 4,659 |
2003-04 | 17 | 97,762 | 5,751 | NIT 1
2002-03 | 17 | 96,194 | 5,658 | A10 1 / NIT 2
ALL | 236 | 1,169,278 | 4,955 |
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby PeterRamTime » 3 weeks ago

1.) 23-6

2.) 15-3

3.) 70.41

4.) E.C Matthews 17.1

5.) 6,071
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby section(105) » 3 weeks ago

20-9

13-5

68.53

Terrell 18.0

4,900
Made a change, just do not see the front court coming into focus, too many unknowns.....
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby reef » 3 weeks ago

22-7
14-4
73.82
Matthews 17.6
6,052
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

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20-9
13-5
70.23
E C 16.1
5409
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

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1980 check your A-10 prediction? K
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby The Dude » 3 weeks ago

24 - 5
15-3
73.2 (73.20 ;) )
Terrell, 16.9
5,321
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Stop! Rammer Time » 3 weeks ago

1. 23-6
2. 13-5
3. 72.45
4. E.C. - 16.7
5. 5,780
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Obadiah » 2 weeks ago

Please note Team Scoring prediction must be made to two decimals!!
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby ramfan85 » 2 weeks ago

ramfan85 wrote:19-10
12-6
65.10
Terrell 14.5
5,391
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Unread postby rambone 78 » 2 weeks ago

1. 21-8
2. 13-5
3. 72.44
4. EC 15.65
5. 5,678
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Rhody15 » 2 weeks ago

22-7

14-4

70.09

EC 16.23

5455
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Unread postby Seawrightspostgame » 2 weeks ago

1. 26-3
2. 16-2
3. 72.4
4. Matthews 19.3
5. 6219

Great contest. Thanks for putting it on every year.
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Rhody Guy » 2 weeks ago

1. 22-7
2. 15-3
3. 74.24 ppg
4. EC 16.33 ppg
5. 5,712
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Unread postby Rhody74 » 2 weeks ago

Seawrightspostgame wrote:1. 26-3
2. 16-2
3. 72.4
4. Matthews 19.3
5. 6219

Great contest. Thanks for putting it on every year.

Love your optimism! Hope you win.
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

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25-4
15-3
73.50
Matthews, 18.3
6001
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Unread postby Mongo » 2 weeks ago

22-7
14-4
76.34
Matthews 17.8
5856
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Unread postby jmck » 2 weeks ago

21-8
13-5
74.48
Matthews 16.9
5,897
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Buckets » 2 weeks ago

1. 23-6
2. 14-4
3. 70.01
4. Matthews 18.1
5. 5473
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Kingston » 2 weeks ago

1. 25-4
2. 16-2
3. 72.22
4. matthews 16.22
5. 5222
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby The Dude » 2 weeks ago

Obadiah wrote:Please note Team Scoring prediction must be made to two decimals!!


If it's just one decimal it's safe to assume a "0" is the second decimal.
Example: 74.2 = 74.20
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby bwerner10 » 2 weeks ago

1) 22-7
2) 15-3
3) 73.75
4) JT 15.8
5) 5,732
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby NHRamFan » 2 weeks ago

22-7
15-3
72.17
JT 15.9
5534
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Jim74/94 » 2 weeks ago

24-5
16-2
74.74
Terrell 20.1
6,324
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby TruePoint » 2 weeks ago

Jim74/94 wrote:24-5
16-2
74.74
Terrell 20.1
6,324


I'm approving the post but will let Obie decide on eligibility per his contest rules.
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Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

Unread postby Obadiah » 2 weeks ago

Jim74/94 is DNQ.
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