Here’s how it works, Pete, George and Greg will pick a winner of the 32 bowl game schedule.
The scoring breaks down as such:
5 points for each correct game winner
1 bonus point for each exact final score
Example: WV-56 Syracuse 24, if I had those exact scores as the finals, that’s 2 pts on top of the 5 pts for having the correct winning team, a possible total of 7 pts.
For BCS games, the points double. 10pts for each correct game winner and 4 bonus pts for each exact score.
In the unlikely event of a tie, the tiebreaker will be who ever comes closest to the point total of the BCS Championship game without going over.
Play along at home, good luck and let’s go bowling!
The Challenge begins its final push
by Greg, George & Pietro,posted Jan 1 2013 1:06PM
As the year begins anew, the WEPM Bowl Challenge begins its final push as the BCS gets underway with the granddaddy of them all, the Rose Bowl. It’s still anybodies game as the standings remain close going into the new year. Remember, points double for all BCS games.
George, Pete and myself sat down and talked and gave out thoughts on some of the games leading up to the National Championship.
On New Years Day, there are 6 games on the schedule, including 2 on the BCS schedule. Here are the BCS picks by George, Pete and myself.
The Rose Bowl: Stanford vs. Wisconsin 1/1 5p.m.
George- Stanford in blowout fashion 49-0
Pete- Stanford, a little bit more of a game by the Badgers, 31-21.
Greg- Wisconsin has a good game and pulls the “upset” 27-24.
The Discover Orange Bowl: Florida St. vs. Northern Illinois 1/1 8:30pm
Pete- Florida State in a close one 27-24 over the mid-major.
George- There is always a Cinderella at the bowl and picks No. Ill. 21-18.
Greg- No. Ill. Did everything the computer wanted, so they win 34-27.
The All State Sugar Bowl: Florida vs. Louisville Jan. 2nd 8:30pm.
George- All Florida in the one, 56-21.
Pete- Louisville will make it interesting for a bit, but Florida 41-31.
Greg- The SEC is too strong for the disappearing Big-East as Florida wins 56-21.
The Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: Kansas St. vs. Oregon Jan. 3rd 8:30pm.
George- Optimus Kline gets the job done and wins 38-35
Pete- Oregon simply out runs everybody and wins 41-24