Sports Jeopardy Recap – June 8, 2016

Will Thayer Gallison win his fourth?

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Deron Higgins, a high school math and chemistry teacher from Corbin, KY
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Megan Kim, a physical therapist from Sunrise, FL
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Thayer Gallison, an investment analyst from Roswell, GA (3-day total: $15,000)
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Final Jeopardy! category: THE SUMMER OLYMPICS

Final Jeopardy! clue: Winner of nearly 90 gold medals between 2008 & 2012, this country did not earn its first gold medal until 1984

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What is China?

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Scores going into Final:
Thayer 9,000
Megan 7,250
Deron 3,000

Final Results:
Deron 3,000 + 3,000 = 6,000
Megan 7,250 – 1,249 = 6,001 (What is Canada?) (1-day champ: $5,000)
Thayer 9,000 – 5,501 = 3,499 (What is Australia?)

Daily Double locations:
1) THE WORST OF TIMES 750 (23rd pick)
Thayer 1250 -1250 (Deron 3000 Megan 2250)

2) SOUSEPAWS 1000 (2nd pick)
Thayer 1000 -2000 (Deron 2500 Megan 2250)
3) SPORTS MEDICINE 2000 (15th pick)
Megan 5250 +2000 (Thayer 5000 Deron 2500)

On the scoreboard:
20 – 15
24 – 00
The 2015-16 Golden State Warriors won their first 24 games to start the season, breaking the NBA record.

Game stats:
Megan 7,250 Coryat, 9 correct, 1 incorrect, 15.56% in first on buzzer
Deron 3,000 Coryat, 11 correct, 4 incorrect, 31.11% in first on buzzer
Thayer 12,250 Coryat, 15 correct, 8 incorrect, 42.22% in first on buzzer

Thayer Gallison, final stats:
80 correct
17 incorrect
6/9 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 7,250)
3/4 in Final Jeopardy
43.89% in first on buzzer (79/180)
Average Coryat: 15,875

Megan Kim, stats to date:
9 correct
2 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 2,000)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
15.56% in firston buzzer (7/45)
Average Coryat: 7,250

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