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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March Madness has begun!

8th Annual Robinson Noble NCAA Basketball Tournament Contest

$500 in Prizes

March Madness has started once again! Come join the fun by submitting a bracket to Robinson Noble’s 8th annual tournament contest. It is free to play. Simply fill in a bracket and send it to Drewe at dwarnock@robinson-noble.com. If you did not receive a bracket in your email, you can download one here. Please return your brackets by 8:00 AM, Thursday, March 15th.

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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And the Winners are…

Wow, what a tournament. It was madness, and all that is left is a few basketballs, deflated like my bracket. But there were also some big winners! You can see the complete results here.

The winners are:

1st place: With a total of 171 points, our big winner is Maddogsirish49ers .

2nd place:  Moving up from 4th, with a total of 149 points, Barry a three comes in second.

3rd place: Tad Deshler, with 134 points, hangs on to third place.

4th place: rising all the way from 22nd place, Jodi T captures fourth place with 133 points.

Most Accumulated Upset Points and Highest Score after Round of 64 and Highest Score after Round of 32: the one and only triple cat winner, Bear Down Cats

Second Highest Score after Round of 32: the braketmaster, Evan Botkin’s Bracket

Second Highest Score after Round of 64: our final crazy winner, Navistar Crazies

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

1st place: hanging on for first with 161 points, FMK

2nd place: with 156 points, Olivia Wills is second (and will forever be able to tell her dad what a loser he is only coming in third)

3rd place: and rising from 31st place overall to finish third in the RN division, with 126 points is Max Wills

Thanks for Trying: finishing dead last both in the RN division and overall, Hoopless, wins the thanks for trying prize with a miserable 33 points.

That’s all folks. Tune in again next year for some more basketball madness. And please consider stopping by sooner to read other non-basketball posts on our blog.

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Down to Two

Birds of a feather stick together – could that be why the games were so close on Saturday? But two teams flew to the top and play tonight to be king of the roost. After Saturday’s games, the results of out little contest can be found here.

The current leader board:

1st place: Maddogsirish49ers has flown to the top. With his Tarheels in the final game, he could end up being the big winner.

2nd place:  Tad Deshler got knocked into second place, but if his Bulldogs win tonight, he will be flying high.

3rd place: Ryan S. flew up to third from fourth. He will capture a little nest egg if his Bulldogs can rule the roost tonight.

4th place: Yet right on Ryan’s heels (or should I say claws) is Barry a three, and if his Tarheels win tonight, Barry can feather his next.

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

1st place: FMK has flown up to number one, and if his champion, North Carolina, wins, FMK will be the top bird.

2nd place: Speaking of soaring high, Olivia Wills has feathered her way to second place. Unfortunately, she has also picked the Tarheels, so she might peck at FMK, but she cannot beat him.

3rd place: And Angie, now in third place, is poised to win the the rooster fight if her champion, Gonzaga, causes North Carolina lays an egg tonight.

This is it, the final game. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s results to see who is the Big Bird and ends lining their bird cage with their bracket.

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Bracket in the Pig Sty?

I’m afraid your loyal results announcer’s bracket is now a play thing in the pig sty. Talk about rolling in the mud! How’s your bracket? In the muck with me? Results after the Sweet 16 games are available here and the current results after the Elite 8 games are posted here.

The current leader board:

1st place: Tad Deshler continues to hog the limelight as his Bulldogs head to their first Final Four.

2nd place: Maddogsirish49ers has no reason to wallow after rising from a 9th place tie after the Sweet 16 to grab the number 2 spot heading into next weekend.

3rd place: Lvannice is holding onto third by a point, but could be stuck in the mud after Kentucky’s last second loss on Sunday.

4th place: Ryan S. is hoping to bring home the bacon after climbing from 14th into 5th overall and seems destined to climb higher.

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

1st place: David W may need a mud bath to cool off after another strong showing over the weekend leaves him in the top spot.

2nd place: FMK is in second and rooting for UNC to run hog wild over the Ducks on Saturday. Oink!

3rd place: Coin Flipper raided the piggy bank to get this far, but he may soon be down in the dumps now that his bracket is also busted.

4th place: With Oregon on fire and “Sizzlean,” Kari‘s position improved ten places over the weekend.

With only 4 teams left, the excitement is building. Pick yourself up out of the mud and stay tuned!

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