Today’s Final Jeopardy – Friday, September 4, 2020

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Ivy League Geography) for Friday, September 4, 2020 (Season 36, Game 175):

This state borders 3 other states with Ivy League schools, but doesn’t have one itself

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(correct response beneath the contestants)


Today’s contestants:

Charles Cato, a management consultant from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Charles Cato on Jeopardy!
Morgan Wilbanks, s physician from Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Morgan Wilbanks on Jeopardy!
Shawn Buell, a civil engineer from Zachary, Louisiana (1-day total: $24,801)
Shawn Buell on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What is Vermont?


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Vermont, lacking an Ivy of its own, borders New Hampshire (Dartmouth), Massachusetts (Harvard), and New York (Columbia and Cornell). The other 4 Ivies are located in Connecticut (Yale), New Jersey (Princeton), Pennsylvania (Penn), and Rhode Island (Brown).

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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!

Scores going into Final:
Morgan $21,400
Shawn $10,200
Charles $8,200


Tonight’s results:
Charles $8,200 + $8,000 = $16,200 (What is Vermont?)
Shawn $10,200 – $6,201 = $3,999 (What is Connecticut?)
Morgan $21,400 – $0 = $21,400 (What is Connecticut?) (1-day total: $21,400)


Morgan Wilbanks, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the September 4, 2020 game.)


Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Shawn $11,000
Charles $3,000
Morgan $2,600


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Opening break taken after: 15 clues


Daily Double locations:
1) WORLD FACTS $600 (clue #18)
Shawn 6000 +3000 (Morgan 1000 Charles 1800)
2) PHYSICS $1200 (clue #15)
Morgan 6600 +6600 (Shawn 9800 Charles 6600)
3) BROADWAY MUSICALS’ OPENING NUMBERS $1200 (clue #20)
Morgan 16000 +5000 (Shawn 8600 Charles 6600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 181


Unplayed clues:
J! Round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total Left On Board: $0
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 363 (2.07 per episode average), 5 Daily Doubles


Game Stats:
Morgan $12,200 Coryat, 18 correct, 5 incorrect, 28.07% in first on buzzer (16/57), 4/5 on rebound attempts (on 8 rebound opportunities)
Charles $8,200 Coryat, 13 correct, 4 incorrect, 26.32% in first on buzzer (15/57), 1/2 on rebound attempts (on 9 rebound opportunities)
Shawn $7,800 Coryat, 21 correct, 6 incorrect, 38.60% in first on buzzer (22/57), 3/4 on rebound attempts (on 7 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $28,200
Lach Trash: $11,200 (on 8 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $14,600

Shawn Buell, career statistics:
41 correct, 8 incorrect
4/5 on rebound attempts (on 10 rebound opportunities)
35.09% in first on buzzer (40/114)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $6,000)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $12,600

Morgan Wilbanks, career statistics:
18 correct, 6 incorrect
4/5 on rebound attempts (on 8 rebound opportunities)
28.07% in first on buzzer (16/57)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $11,600)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $12,200

Charles Cato, career statistics:
14 correct, 4 incorrect
1/2 on rebound attempts (on 9 rebound opportunities)
26.32% in first on buzzer (15/57)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $8,200

Morgan Wilbanks, to win:
2 games: 68.102%
3: 46.379%
4: 31.585%
5: 21.510%
6: 14.649%
Avg. streak: 3.135 games.

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2 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – Friday, September 4, 2020"

  1. ABC Chicago announced today that Ken Jennings has been hired as a consultant producer on Jeopardy! Also, the new season begins on September 14th. Yippee! I’m

    • Ever since losing the GOAT tournament last January, James Holzhauer has said nothing but rude things to Ken. After finding this out he must be putting his head down in shame and humiliation finally realizing Ken Jennings really is Jeopardy’s golden boy.

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