FINAL BIG TEN PREDICION RESULTS
 
     Avg
Wins DH PH JH AM JeS NS BSt BSc Place
Seed    
Wisconsin 3 1 3 1 3 1 1 1 1 1.09 1     
Purdue 0 2 2 3 1 3 2 2 2 1.55 2    
Indiana 0 3 4 2 2 2 3 4 3 2.09 3    
Michigan State 1 5 5 4 5 5 6 3 4 3.36 4      
Ohio State 0 4 1 6 4 4 8 5 11 3.91 5      
Minnesota 2 6 6 5 6 7 4 6 6 4.18 6      
Penn State 0 7 7 7 9 9 5 9 8 5.55 7      
Iowa 0 8 8 8 8 10 7 8 9 6.00 8      
Illinois 3 11 9 9 10 8 10 7 7 6.45 9      
Michigan   1 9 10 10 7 6 9 10 5 6.00 10    
Northwestern 0 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 7.82 11    
 
DH PH JH AM JeS NS BSt BSc  
   Total 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66
SCORING:  11 points for each win by your #1 pick, 10 points for each
win by your 2nd pick etc. Note that top five teams get a first round bye.
SCORING:
Wins PH JH AM JeS NS BSt BSc  
Wisconsin 3 33 27 33 27 33 33 33 33
Purdue 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indiana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Michigan State 1 7 7 8 7 7 6 9 8
Ohio State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 2 12 12 14 12 10 16 12 12
Penn State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iowa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Illinois 3 3 9 9 6 12 6 15 15
Michigan   1 3 2 2 5 6 3 2 7
Northwestern 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Total 58 57 66 57 68 64 71 75
Place 6 7 4 7 3 5 2 1
DH PH JH AM JeS NS BSt BSc  
Predictors: DH- Dick Hammerstrom,  PH- Phil Hensley, JH- Jim Henning, AM- Al Manzey,
JeS- Jerry Slagle, NS- Nelson Slagle, BSc- Bob Scholl, and BSt- Bob Stanley
RESULTS:  1st Round: Michigan 55 Iowa 47, Illinois 64 Penn State 63, Minnesota 55 Northwestern 52.
2nd Round: Wisconsin 51 Michigan 44, Mich State 67 Ohio State 60, Illinois 74 Purdue 67 OT,
Minnesota 59 Indiana 58.  3rd Round: Wisconsin 48 Michigan St 46, Illinois 54 Minnesota 50
Final:  Wisconsin 61 Illinois 48
     BOB SCHOLL WINS 2008 BIG TEN TOURNEY PREDICTS, BOB STANLEY 2ND
     Bob Stanley defeated Bob Stanley 75-71 to win  the 2008 Big Ten Tourney Predicts.  Jerry
Slagle was 3rd.  Six of 8 predictors correctly picked Wisconsin to win the title.  Bob Scholl
and Bob Stanley had the runner-up Illinois highest at 7th.  Bob Scholl picked Michigan
higher than Bob Stanley to give him to edge for 1st place.
  BOB THOMAS AND JIM SLAGLE CO-CHAMPS IN 2007 BIG TEN PREDICTS
      Bob Thomas and Jim Slagle were co-champs in the 2007 Big Ten Predicts.  Jim Slagle was the only
predictor to have the top 3 teams correct and Jim and Bob were the only ones to have Illinois as high as 3rd.
Five of 11 predictors correctly picked Ohio State to win the Tourney.
ANDREW COATES BIG TEN TOURNEY PREDICTION CHAMP
     Andrew Coates had 79 points to edge John Baker and Bob Koller by a single
point in the 2006 Big Ten tourney predictions.  Andrew's key team
was Indiana who he had 2 places higher than anyone else.  
     Bob Koller had won the last 3 Big Ten tourney predicts thus in 4 years of
predicting, Bob is 1, 1, 1, and 2!!  The other consistent Big Ten tourney predictor
is Nelson Slagle who finished last for the 3rd time in 5 years of Big Ten Tournament
predictions.
BOB KOLLER IS 2005 CHAMP OF BIG TEN PREDICTIONS
     Bob Koller rolled to a comanding 5 point victory.  Only 5 points separating the final
11 spots.  There was a six way tie for 4th, only 2 points out of 2nd.  Bob was also first in
2004 and 3rd in 2003.  Bob has these Big Ten tournaments wired.  Congrats Bob.
picked Mich St 2nd.  
BOB KOLLER FINISHES 4 POINTS AHEAD OF BOB STANLEY in 2003
     Bob Koller won the 2003 Big Ten Tourney predictions by defeating runner-up 
Bob Stanley 75-71.  John Baker 212 3rd at 70.  Ten of 12 predictors correctly picked
Illinois to win the tourney.  The top three finishers had OSU finishing 6th,
the only 3 to rank OSU that high.  Bob Koller led after each round.