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Re: 2020 Titan Prediction Contest

Postby ptctitan » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:36 am

For those dithering over Maxwell, he is eligible.
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Re: 2020 Titan Prediction Contest

Postby Shags-DC » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:08 pm

For those dithering over Maxwell, he is eligible.


But has a broken hand
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Re: 2020 Titan Prediction Contest

Postby ptctitan » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:18 pm

Shags-DC wrote:
For those dithering over Maxwell, he is eligible.


But has a broken hand


I spoke to him before the game. Strained ligaments in his wrist. About two more weeks to heal. No surgery needed.
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Re: 2020 Titan Prediction Contest

Postby Tacitus651 » Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:22 pm

The regular season ends with 8 wins. NET ranking will end up somewhere around 305. Season over in February.
“We gotta get some guys that love Detroit Mercy more than just being on a basketball team, playing basketball and going on trips.” - Head Coach Mike Davis
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Re: 2020 Titan Prediction Contest

Postby Tacitus651 » Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:58 pm

Has the prediction contest been canceled along with everything else for 2020?
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Re: 2020 Titan Prediction Contest

Postby Commissioner » Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:12 pm

Tacitus651 wrote:Has the prediction contest been canceled along with everything else for 2020?

We’ll get ‘em tallied up.
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Re: 2020 Titan Prediction Contest

Postby Commissioner » Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:13 pm

Tacitus651 wrote:Has the prediction contest been canceled along with everything else for 2020?

We’ll get ‘em tallied up. There may be no NCAA championship trophy, but by god the Commissioners Cup will be awarded.
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Re: 2020 Titan Prediction Contest

Postby Commissioner » Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:45 pm

Here are the results of the 6th annual Commissioner's Cup Titan Preseason Prediction Contest, the longest running Titan prediction contest in the World:


1. What will be the Titans final regular season W-L record (31 regular season games)? The Titans finished 8-23. We gave 3 points for closest, 2 for next closest, 1 for third closest.
3 Points: Tacitus, 9-22
2 Points: Shags, 12-19
1 Point: HS Scout, 13-18

2. What will be the Titans final regular season conference W-L record (18 games)? 6-12 was the final.
3 points: Shags, 6-12
2 points: Tacitus, 5-13
1 point: HS Scout, 8-10

3. What place will the Titans finish in the conference regular season standings? A disappointing 9th.
3 points: Tacitus, 9th
2 points: Shags, 8th
1 point: HS Scout 6th

4. How far will the Titans advance in the Horizon League Tournament?
Everybody gets 100 points.

5. Which 5 Titans will start the most games? Davis (30), Moore (28), Brandon (28), LeGrand (20), and Isiani (15). 1 point for each correct answer.
4 Points: Rogobob, Tacitus, Terry Tyler Fan
3 Points: Commissioner, PTC Titan, Shags, JDetroit Titan, Pathfinder, HS Scout, RBJ

For questions 6-13, a player must appear in three-quarters of Titan games to qualify:
6. Who will be second on the Titans leader in points scored per game? -- (Note this is a change from our usual question, who will lead the Titans. That seemed too easy). 3 points for Miller (2nd), 2 for Moore (3rd), 1 for Rose (4th):
3 Points: Commissioner, RBJ, Shags

7. Who will be the Titans leader in rebounds per game? 3 points for Brandon (1st), 2 for Miller (2nd), 1 for Moore (3rd)
3 Points: PTC Titan
2 Points: Commissioner, Shags, Rogobob, Pathfinder, Tacitus, Scout, RBJ, Terry Tyler Fan

8. Who will be the Titans leader in assists per game? 3 points for Davis, 2 for Miller, 1 for LeGrand:
3 points: Commissioner, Shags, Rogobob, Pathfinder, Tacitus, Scout, RBJ, Terry Tyler Fan, PTC Titan, JDetroit Titan

9. Who will be the Titans leader in blocks per game? 3 points for Brandon, 2 for Isiani, 1 for Nguidjol
3 Points: Commissioner, Shags, Rogobob, Tacitus, Scout, RBJ

10. Who will be the Titans leader in steals per game? 3 points for Davis, 2 for Brandon, 1 for Moore:
3 Points: Shags, Rogobob, Tacitus, Scout
1 Point: Commissioner, Pathfinder

11. Who will be the Titans leader in field goal percentage (min. 5 attempts per game)? 3 for Brandon, 2 for Rose, 1 for Moore
3 Points: Shags, Rogobob, Tacitus, Terry Tyler Fan

12. Who will be the Titans leader in 3 point field goal percentage (min. 2 attempts per game)? 3 for Calipari, 2 for Moore, 1 for Davis
3 Points: RBJ
1 Point: JDetroit Titan, Rogobob, Tacitus

13. Who will be the Titans leader in free throw percentage (min. 2 attempts per game)? 3 for Davis, 2 for Moore, 1 for Miller
3 Points: Commissioner, Shags, Rogobob, Pathfinder, Tacitus, Scout, RBJ, Terry Tyler Fan, PTC Titan, JDetroit Titan

14. Which Titans will score at least 25 points in a game this season, and how many times? Antoine Davis did it 17 times.
3 Points (picked Davis 17): Commissioner, Tacitus, Scout
2 Points (Picked Davis 16/18): Rogobob, Terry Tyler Fan
1 Points: (Picked Davis 15): Shags

15. Which Titan will record the most double doubles? Brandon 4 (3 points), Miller 2, Moore 2 (two points).
2 Points: Commissioner, PTC Titan, Shags, Pathfinder, Rogobob, Scout, RBJ, Terry Tyler Fan

16. Which Titan(s) will make an all-conference team (first or second team all conference, all defense, or all freshman)? Davis all conference, Brandon all defense. 1 point for each correct - 1 for incorrect.
1 Point: Commissioner, Shags, Rogobob, Tacitus, Scout,

17. Name Titans' biggest margin of victory and opponent (D-I opponents only): SIU-Edwardsville, by 26; UC-Irvine and IUPUI by 12; NKU by 8; 3/2/1 for opponent, 3/2/1 for spread.
3 Points: Commissioner, Shags, Rogobob, Tacitus, Terry Tyler Fan, Scout,
2 Points: PTC Titan, Pathfinder, RBJ
1 Point: Terry Tyler Fan


18. Name Titans' biggest margin of defeat and opponent: 39 Notre Dame, 35 Kent State, 27 Wyoming; 3/2/1 for opponent, 3/2/1 for spread.
3 Points: Shags
2 Points: RBJ
1 Point: Tacitus


19. What will be the Titans' average official home game attendance? Under 2000. 1 point for correct answer
a. Under 2000
b. 2000-2499
c. 2500-2999
d. 3000 or more

1 Point: Shags, JDetroit Titan, Pathfinder, Rogobob, Tacitus

20. What will be Titans' final NET rank? 307 (3/2/1 for closest/next/next)
3 Points: Tacitus
2 Points: Shags
1 Point: Scout

21. Will a "Mystery Big Man" (someone not on the roster as of November 9, 2019) be added to the roster before the regular season ends? No (1 point)
1 Point: Tacitus, RBJ

22. Who will play the most minutes from among Brad Calipari, Dwayne Rose, Sam Hofman, and Jamail Pink? Calipari played 545 to Rose's 528 ( point)
1 Point: Commissioner, Shags

23. Who will win the Horizon regular season title? Wright State (3 points), Northern Kentucky (2 points), Green Bay (1 point)
3 Points: Commissioner, PTC Titan, Pathfinder, Rogobob, Tacitus, Scout, RBJ
2 Points: Shags, Terry Tyler Fan

24. Who will win the Horizon League Tournament? -100 points for everyone

25. Who will win and what will be the final score of Oakland at Detroit on Friday, January 31? (This question is also the tie-breaker: First tie-breaker is winner, second tie-breaker is closest to final score). OU 77-64. 1 point for winner, 3/2/1 for margin.
4 Points: Shags
3 Points: Tacitus
1 Point: Commissioner

And the Final Standings
1. Shags 50
2. Tacitus 49
3. Rogobob 34
4. Scout 33
5. Commissioner 32
6. RBJ 30
7. Terry Tyler Fan 22
8. Pathfinder 20
9. PTC Titan 19
10. JDetroit Titan 11

Congratulations to the 2020 Commissioner's Cup Winner, Shags. Your name will be added to the Styrofoam Commissioner's Cup in indelible magic marker, along with past winners.

Past winners:
2015: Livernois Magic
2016: Livernois Magic
2017: Commissioner*/HS Scout (Commissioner was disqualified since family members cannot win, with the prize going to Runner-up Scout).
2018: UD Baller
2019: HS Scout
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Re: 2020 Titan Prediction Contest

Postby NC Titan » Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:53 am

As always, a big shout-out Thank You to Commish for the entertainment.
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