Sports Jeopardy Recap – January 6, 2016

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Today’s contestants:

Lindsay Promack, a domestic engineer from Fallbrook, CA
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Ariel Betancourt, a high school special education teacher from Tavares, FL
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Vinny Varadarajan, an engineering graduate from Fords, NJ (10-day total: $50,000)
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Both Lindsay and Ariel took it to Vinny early on, but by the end of 48 clues, it was Vinny who had the commanding lead!

Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Vinny 22,256
Lindsay 4,000
Ariel 2,750

Final Jeopardy! category: NCAA HOOPS GREATS

Final Jeopardy! clue: He’s the only player in NCAA history to start in 4 consecutive Final Fours, 1989 to 1992

Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

Who is Christian Laettner?

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Ariel 2750 + 2749 = 5499
Lindsay 4000 + 1501 = 5501
Vinny 22256 – 34 = 22222 (IDK, my best friend Jill?) (11-day total: $55,000)

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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1 Comment on "Sports Jeopardy Recap – January 6, 2016"

  1. Andy Saunders | August 10, 2016 at 2:07 pm |

    Daily Double locations:
    1) COLLEGE HANGOUTS 1000 (10th pick)
    Ariel 2750 +1000 (Vinny 1000 Lindsay 750)

    2) REJECTED LOGOS 1500 (5th pick)
    Vinny 7000 +3250 (Ariel 4250 Lindsay 1500)
    3) REAL OFFENSIVE WEAPONS 1500 (17th pick)
    Vinny 21250 +6 (Aries 4250 Lindsay 1500)

    On the scoreboard:
    19 – 83
    54 – 52
    This is a reference to the 1983 NCAA basketball Division 1 men’s championship game, which saw NC State upset Houston 54-52.

    Game stats:
    Vinny 22,000 Coryat, 23 correct, 1 incorrect, 46.67% in first on buzzer
    Lindsay 4,000 Coryat, 6 correct, 2 incorrect, 13.33% in first on buzzer
    Aries 2,750 Coryat, 10 correct, 2 incorrect, 22.22% in first on buzzer

    Vinny Varadarajan, stats to date:
    232 correct
    28 incorrect
    14/17 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 20,519)
    6/11 in Final Jeopardy
    42.63% in first on buzzer (211/495)
    Average Coryat: 17,386

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