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Prediction League (Game 4 - Stanford 12/2/20)

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How does this work?

Each week I will create Prediction League threads for the weeks game(s).

It's a simple concept:

Each week you start with 100 points (only if a prediction is made, otherwise 0 points for the week)
+25 PTs if you guess the winner
-25 PTs if you pick the loser
+10 PTs if guess IU score correctly
+10 PTs if guess Opponent score correct
-The # of points different between the actual and predicted score of IU (over/under doesn't matter)
-The # of points different between the actual and predicted score of opponent (over/under doesn't matter)

*** Reminder if you post a prediction and want to change it, please just POST a NEW Prediction, do not edit a prior post as I may miss those edits.

The person with the most points (MINUS 2 LOWEST GAMES) at the end of the season wins.

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My head is still spinning after watching the IU-Texas game.  The comparative scores just don't make any sense.  NC over Stanford by 4, Texas over Davidson by 2, Providence over Davidson by 1, IU over Providence by 21 and then losing to Texas by 22 in a game where IU was favored by 1.5.  It just isn't very logical.

So what happened and can it happen again?  From my vantage point it looked like Texas just beat IU up.  Texas was called for 29 fouls and probably could have been called for at least 10 more.  Think about that 29 fouls is enough to almost four 6 players out of the game.  Every time IU went to shoot the ball we were physically intimidated. Why only 11 baskets for the whole game?  That is what happens when you are intimidated and expect to get hacked and throw the ball at the basket instead of shooting the ball positively.  Can Stanford bring that kind of intimidation?  I don't think so,

On the other had IU is now in a pickle.  We are paying the price for only having 11 scholarship players.  Brunk and Durham are now gone and we are down to 9, and that includes 4 freshmen.  I'm guessing that either lander or Galloway will get the start today.

Common sense says that IU loses this game.  Gut feeling is that we will snap back and play well.  I'll take IU over Stanford 70-63.  Go Hoosiers!

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