Bill & Helen Kupec NCAA Selection Pool Results –
Andy Kupec: Overall Winner
Olivia Kupec: Most # Games Picked Right Winner
Elizabeth Kupec: Championship Game Pick Winner!!
BREAKING NEWS: Andy Kupec Captures the inaugural Bill & Helen Kupec Memorial NCAA Selection Pool Competition. Olivia Kupec wins the award for most games picked correctly. And, Elizabeth Kupec wins the Championship Game pool.
Congratulations to Andy, Olivia, and Elizabeth!!!!!
For a recap, read the story below and the slides that follow.
Andy Kupec, in a dramatic and emphatic late tournament close highlighted by picking 3 of the 4 Final Four teams correctly, catapulted the field of 11 impressive participants to capture the 2019 inaugural Helen & Bill Kupec NCAA Selection Pool. Showcasing adept skills and selection acumen, Andy used his considerable storied basketball history to post 1,080 points and finish 210 points higher than 2nd place finisher Olivia Kupec, the UNC freshman. It is interesting to note that Olivia did finish with the most games picked correctly – 46 – and Andy only had 40 games picked correctly, good enough for just tied for 6th in a ranking of games correctly.
But, congratulations to Andy Kupec for his impressive win!!
Here is the final standings:
Standings Name Total Points
1st Place Andy Kupec 1020 points
2nd Place Olivia Kupec . 810 points.
3rd Place Patty Kupec 780 points.
4th Place Andrew Kupec 760 points
5th Place Emily Kupec 750 points.
6th place Elizabeth Kupec 680 points.
7th Place Chris Kupec 670 points
8th Place Matthew Kupec 650 points
9th Place Matt Kupec 640 points
ADDITIONAL BREAKING NEWS: Tournament Commissioner Under Fire. In a field comprised of some of the best talent in the world, the Commissioner of the Tournament has come under intense criticism for the scoring system utilized in the Tournament pool. Round 1 games earned 10 points, Round 2 wins earned 20 points each, Round 3 earned 40 points, Round 4 earned 80 points, a Semi-final win earns 160 points and the Champion correctly picked earns 320 points.
If the Tournament had used equal points for each win, Olivia would have been the winner. Here is what the standings by games won:
1st Place Olivia Kupec 46 games
2nd Place Patty Kupec 45 games
3rd Place Matthew Kupec 42 games
4th Place(tie) Elizabeth Kupec 41 games
4th Place(tie) Chris Kupec 41 games
6th Place Andy Kupec 40 games
6th Place(tie) Matt Kupec 40 games
8th Place Emily Kupec 39 games
9th Place Andrew Kupec 33 games
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