Tuesday, October 28, 2008

2008 - Week 8 Follow Up (Trivia Edition)

We apologize for not having written the past two weeks, so I thought I would play a little trivia with you. I will post questions at the top, and the answers will be provided at the bottom.

Before we begin, I will inform you that there were 204 teams playing in 102 games during Week 8.

Question 1:
What was the highest total scored by a single team in Week 8?

Question 2:
What was the highest combined point total by two teams in a single game in Week 8?

Question 3:
What was the largest margin of victory in Week 8?

Question 4:
What was the most common margin of victory in Week 8?

Question 5:
Of the 102 games, how many were won by 35 or more?

Question 6:
Of the 102 games, how many were won by 7 points or less?

Question 7:
How many games combined for 80 points or more?

Question 8:
How many games combined for 21 points or less?

Question 9:
What was the most common score by one team?

Question 10:
What was the average score by one team?

Question 11:
What was the median score by a single team (same amount above as below)?

Question 12:
What was the average margin of victory?

Question 13:
What was the average combined point total?


ANSWERS:
1. 77 by Fountain Lake (Fountain Lake scored 88 earlier in Week 3)
2. 119 (England defeated Rose Bud, 64-55)
3. 51 (Des Arc defeated Hughes, 57-6)
4. 35 points decided 6 games (5 games were decided by 7 points, 20 points, and 33 points)
5. 26 games were won by 35 points or more
6. 16 games were decided by 7 points or less
7. 7 games totaled 80 points or more (over 11 TD's)
8. 4 games totaled 21 points or less (3 TD's or less)
9. 21 points (16 teams)
10. 26 points
11. 23 points (101 teams scored more, 101 teams scored less, 2 teams scored 23)
12. 23 points was also the average margin of victory
13. Teams combined to score an average of 52 points.

I hope you enjoyed our trivia. Please leave comments.

Have a good week. We hope to have a Week 9 preview of Shootouts to Watch on Friday.

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