Maryland/Washington-St.Louis/NC Central" - November 8
It is an honor and a
privilege as the NC delegate to GSNN to welcome you to
my neck of the woods, Raleigh, North Carolina, the mecca
for college basketball (well, half an hour from it,
actually) for a different kind of competition. This is
Jeopardy!'s annual College Championship, hosted by North
Carolina State. So far, Beth Cimini of Boston University
is still in the race toward $100,000
and a berth in the next Tournament of Champions for a
The second place
winner is guaranteed at least $50,000 and
third-place is ensured $25,000.
are guaranteed at least $10,000, while all
tournament players are guaranteed $5000 for
participating. Any and all monies, as always,
depend on how far the player moves up the
forth the next three!
Senior, NC Central
Junior, Washington-St. Louis
New York City
Jeopardy! categories: Panthers &
Bobcats, Tom Hanks Movie Roles, US Cities, Word History, The Stars, Anagrammed
Daily Double: $800
Panthers & Bobcats. Jayanth ($5200
over Alison's $3600 and Malisha's $1400) bets only $800.
The clue: Y acts as the only vowel in the name of this
wildcat, a bobcat relative. Jayanth's response:
a shaking head. Correct response: What is a lynx?
Jayanth has $4400.
End of round:
Malisha - $400
Jayanth - $4400
Alison - $3600
categories: Cliffs Notes: Drama, Celebrity Alumni, He's
a Rebel, Beauty & The Greek, Medical Prefixes &
Suffixes, State "NC"
Daily Double #1: $800
Cliffs Notes: Drama. Jayanth ($1200 to Alison's $4400 and
$800) bets $800. The clue: Martha: "I'm drunk." Nick:
"I'm confused." Honey: "I'm mousy." George: "I'm going
to bed." Jayanth's
response: "What is 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'"
Correct for $2000.
Daily Double #2: $1200
Medical Prefixes & Suffixes. Jayanth (tied with
Malisha's $4400 to Alison's $8800) bets $1000. The clue:
-sclerosis, as in "of an artery". Jayanth's response: "What is
Right for $5400.
End of round:
Malisha - $7600
Jayanth - $7400
Alison - $12,400
As a reminder, the
winner comes back next week automatically, while the
rest of the players must vie for four wild card slots.
category: Continents. This continent has the lowest high
point & the highest low point, less than a 7500'
difference. Correct response: What is Australia
question: What is Australia? (RIGHT) Wager: $5600. Final
Malisha's question: What is Europe? (WRONG) Wager:
$5555. Final score: $2045.
Alison's question: What is Antarctica? (WRONG) Wager:
$2400. Final score: $10,000.
joins Beth in the semis, but don't look for his
conservative play to get him any farther than that. In
fact, based on the game play, should any of today's
players make the final, I will be surprised.
far, Christopher's dollar from yesterday is, pardon the
pun, the ONLY thing in jeopardy. Malisha had better be
careful, though, as Alison and Antonia are in prime
position to lock two of the four wild cards.