First Round Results!

The first round of games are all done! Washington and Oregon are both going on to the next round (even though the Huskies did have a higher score). Standings as of March 21st can be downloaded here.

1st place (three-way tie): BC&Buds, JD, and Thomas Keown are a slam dunk with 28 points

2nd place (three-way tie): Greg Guillen, Norm K, and  Max Berde are a close second with 27 points

In the Robinson Noble staff and family division, the leaders are:

1st place: The Waler is rocking first place with a total of 28 points

2nd place (tie): Son of a ZAG and Rocinate are very close behind with 27 points

Stay tuned for more updates!

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It has begun, the 9th Annual Robinson Noble NCAA Basketball Tournament!

9th Annual Robinson Noble NCAA Basketball Tournament Contest

$500 in Prizes

The basketball madness has started once again! Come join the fun by submitting a bracket to Robinson Noble’s 9th annual tournament contest. It is free to play. Simply fill in a bracket and send it to Brayden at bpittsenbarger@robinson-noble.com. If you did not receive a bracket in your email, you can download one here. Please return your brackets by 9:00 AM, Thursday, March 21st.

We hope everybody can participate. If you are not allowed to receive prize money, please let us know your favorite charity and we will send your winnings to them instead!

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Final results are in!

Feel like your bracket was frozen after the third round…mine sure was! Villanova sifted through the madness and emerged victorious!  Full results can be downloaded here.

The winners are:

1st place: With a total of 125 points, Carl Spackler is our big winner

2nd place: Out of nowhere Tad Deshler zoomed into second with 119 points

3rd place: Not too far behind is JasonVG with 118 points

In the Robinson Noble staff and family division, the winners are:

1st place: A Brief history of Brackets RIP Stephen Hawking took home the prize with 131 points

2nd place: KATwoman rose through the ranks to finish second with a whopping 126 points

3rd place: Brayden Pittsenbarger finished strong with 119 points

Thank you everybody for participating this year! It was a very fun March Madness.

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Walk in the park?

Sometimes the going gets tough before things get easier. Soon our teams will have some time to relax in the sunshine! Current results can be downloaded here.

1st place: Cody Neal is soaking up the sun with 94 points

2nd place: Nathan Chapman might have the “oppawtunity” to steal that lead with 92 points

In the Robinson Noble staff and family division:

1st place: Angie had done the “im-paws-ible” and jumped into first with 97 points

2nd place: not too far behind on the trail is A Brief history of Brackets RIP Stephen Hawking (that’s a mouthful!) with 83 points

Out of the group it’s down to Villanova, Kansas, and Michigan!

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Practice winning every day!

Things can get difficult before they get easy. Let’s see who shines at the end of this weekend. Up-to-date results can be downloaded here.

1st place: Nathan Chapman has a blazing 92 points!

2nd place: not too far behind on the scoreboard is Cody Neal with 78 points.

In the Robinson Noble staff and family division:

1st place: drewemeister is sinking some three pointers with 81 points.

2nd place: Matthew did an alley-oop out of nowhere and has a whopping 74 points on the board.

“The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.” – Charles Barkley

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Nothing but net…

While other teams have been throwing up bricks, overall favorites Villanova and Michigan State have been lighting up the scoreboards. Results can be downloaded here.

1st place: Nathan Chapman is dominating the board with 85 points

2nd place: it’s a trifecta with teamZONA, Cody Neal, and Ken Neal tied at 68 points

In the Robinson Noble staff and family division:

1st place: drewemeister is a force on the inside with 79 points

2nd place: with 64 points, can Random Loss Generator land a buzzer beater to win the game?

Stay tuned and let’s see who sinks downtown shots this weekend!

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Here we goat again…

Villanova has definitely “goat” some game but hopefully Michigan has what it takes to find the green pasture on the other side of the fence. Full results through the weekend can be downloaded here.

1st place: Nathan Chapman has “goat” some game with 73 points

2nd place: teamZONA and Ken Neal are butting heads with 68 points

In the Robinson Noble staff and family division:

1st place: drewemeister is balancing on the edge of the cliff with 67 points

2nd place: and Random Loss Generator is not too far behind with 64 points

Let’s see what unfolds this week, maybe some undergoats will surprise us!

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Second Round in the Balance

While some of your “seal-ections” have been on the nose, others have been downright fishy. Fur full results through Saturday, click here.

1st place: Nathan Chapman has 67 points and is “fin it to win it.”

2nd place: With 62 points, Ken Neal clearly “nose” what he’s doing.

In the Robinson Noble staff and family division:

1st place: Random Loss Generator takes the lead by a whisker with 60 points.

2nd place: Hoopless is stuck on 58 points and may be running out of tricks.

Stay tuna-d!

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Dribbling is fundamental, but…

Virginia was hounded by the UMBC Retrievers, who delivered a drool-worthy performance for an historic win. You can download the full results through Friday here.

1st place: With 58 points, Ken Neal is still the top dog.

2nd place: Nathan Chapman is on the ball with 45 points.

In the Robinson Noble staff and family division, the leaders are:

1st place: While Hoopless has 58 points, it looks like ruff going from here on in.

2nd place: Angie is in “paws-ative terrier-tory” with 40 points.

Stay tuned!

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Lets dive right in!

What a fintastic first day! I bet this guy is doing back flips because his bracket performed swimmingly! You can download the full results here.

1st place: Ken Neal is swimming in front with 28 points.

2nd place (tie): Because It’s Going to Rain! and Carl Spackler are “tide” with 20 points.

In the Robinson Noble staff and family division, the leaders are:

1st place (tie): Ramona Pittsenbarger and drewemeister sealed the deal with 24 points.

2nd place: Brayden Pittsenbarger is “dolphinitely” still in the race with 19 points.

Stay tuned! We will see who is the leader of the pod after the next round!

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