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NUpredicts

There will be several iterations of the game throughout this academic year, and it will always be accessible at http://nupredicts.northwestern.edu via your smart phone or computer. NUpredicts will predict 5 Northwestern athletics events: football, basketball (men's and women's), women's lacrosse, and baseball. In addition to sports, we will host NUpredicts: The Election and The Oscars.

Events

NUpredicts: Women's Basketball
January 27 - February 1, 2017
7:00 PM; Welsh-Ryan Arena

Come cheer on the 'Cats at the Northwestern v. Wisconsin game. Prizes for the winners! 
Pregame predictions will close one hour before tip-off.

NUpredicts: The Oscars
February 18 - 26, 2017
Join the Northwestern community in predicting the 89th Academy Awards. Prizes to the top winners!
Predictions close Sunday at 5:00 pm  before the awards ceremony. The app will be updated "real-time" with the award winners during the show. Check the leaderboard during the show to track your results! $20 gift certificates to the top winners and One Book swag. 

NUpredicts: Men's Basketball
February 28 - March 1, 2017
6:00 PM; Welsh-Ryan Arena

Come cheer on the 'Cats at the Northwestern v. Michigan game. Prizes for the winners! 
Pregame predictions will close one hour before tip-off.

NUpredicts: Baseball
March 27 - April 1, 2017
11:00 AM; Rocky and Berenice Miller Park

Come cheer on the 'Cats at the Northwestern v. Air Force game. Prizes for the winners! 
Pregame predictions will close one hour before first pitch.

NUpredicts: Lacrosse
April 10 - 15, 2017
3:30 PM; Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium

Come cheer on the 'Cats at the Northwestern v. Duke game. Prizes for the winners! 
Pregame predictions will close one hour before the opening faceoff.

To keep up with updates and rules for the game, follow the One Book One Northwestern twitter feed at @OneBookNU or go to the One Book website www.northwestern.edu/onebook.

This online prediction game was developed to accompany this year’s One Book One Northwestern selection, The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver.

**NUpredicts requires a valid NetID to play**

News

NUpredicts: Lacrosse

Thank you all for playing NUpredicts: Lacrosse! Northwestern won an exciting 12-10 game against the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday afternoon, a big win for the Wildcats against No. 20 Duke. Everyone who played made some great predictions, but the five best predictors are below. Congrats to them and thanks to everyone for participating!

2011

Blake Kolesa

1864

Grace Alger

1820

Olivia Shay

1695

Henry Chopp

1693

Hannah Lee

NUpredicts: Baseball

Thank you all for playing NUpredicts: Baseball! While Northwestern wasn't able to win the first game of a Saturday doubleheader, the Wildcats won the second game and on Sunday to win the series against Air Force. Everyone did great with their predictions, but the top five predictors are below. Congrats to them and thanks to everyone for participating!

2059

Henry Hayashi Chopp

2059

Daniel Robert Weiss

1991

Rachelle D. Price

1955

Andrew Michael Brown

1858

Joshua Adam Burton

NUpredicts: Men's basketball

221 people played NUpredicts: Men's basketball for the awesome Northwestern win over Michigan on Wednesday. Everyone did great with their predictions, but the top 12 predictors are below. Congrats to them and thanks to everyone for participating!

1186

Maggie Hays

1077

Molly F. Sheridan

1077

Renee Yihong Zha

1077

Lukas Gross

1077

Zack Becker

901

Vinayak Bhatia

899

Zhewei Yin

885

Samuel Benjamin Rubin

816

David L. Chopp

799

Melissa Keiko Calica

799

Angelo S. Bastas

799

Jeremy Joseph Piech

NUpredicts: The Oscars

A total of 736 members of the Northwestern community, including undergraduate and graduate students from each school as well as faculty and staff, made their best predictions on NUpredicts for how this year's Academy Awards would turn out. And while no one could have predicted the announcement mishap with Best Picture, 25 predictors stood out above the rest and earned $20 Chipotle gift certificates, a copy of The Signal and the Noise and a One Book shirt.

3606.00

Carissa Marie Heath

3508.00

Shiwei Wang

3486.00

Marcie B Weiss

3439.00

Raeed Hasan Chowdhury

3429.00

Bonnie Joy Etherington

3429.00

Nikki Piech

3408.00

Macray Wendell Poidomani

3404.00

Zoe Lena Avila

3388.00

Zhaoxu Meng

3363.00

Jonathan Edward Pfluger

3336.00

Michelle Anne Guittar

3334.00

Simone Cruikshank Rivera

3310.00

Marzena M Pedzinska

3298.00

Hamed Valizadehhaghi

3289.00

Jo Ann Yablonka

3256.00

Noah J Karpinski

3249.00

Jesse Danielle Rudnick

3237.00

Karl Alexander Hujsak

3219.00

Maggie Hays

3204.00

Johann H Lee

3197.00

Coby Spolin Parker

3185.00

Marcella A Oliver

3185.00

Laura WimbiscusYoon

3184.00

Adam Bernard Becker

3177.00

Erkan Kilic

NUpredicts: The Election

The presidential election has now passed, which means this year's third NUpredicts event is now over. While most people didn't expect Donald Trump would win the presidency, many Northwestern students did a pretty good job with their own predictions. Below are the top 25 predictors, who each earned a $20 gift card for their impressive, Nate Silver-like forecast. Congrats to our winners and to everyone who played!

8992

Ryan Michael Stork

8716

Ari Joshua Levin

8087

Tristan Ralph Rix

8003

James Timothy Schuller

7731

Suning Wang

7632

Michael Lawrence Kundid

7493

Christian J Surtz

7408

Matthew Adam Pilecki

7284

Kevin Liu Xu

7257

Dylan Jeronimo Kennedy

7237

Eric Aaron Lau

7115

Thomas Spencer Key

7075

Aydin Yousefzadehfard

6850

Haokun Ma

6799

Joseph Stephen Eligon

6772

Ryan Matthew Hall

6759

Kevin Webb

6740

Nicholas John Leonardi

6710

Yixi Chen

6671

Sam A Fisher

6653

Liu Liu

6519

Rachel Hannah Jacobs

6483

Daylan Tyler Sheppard

6455

Yaxiong Zeng


Past Games

NUpredicts: Football
September 17, 2016
Wildcat Welcome participants came to cheer the 'Cats at the Duke vs. NU game. 
Congrats to our winners! 
#1 Deborah Turetsky - 2733 points
#2 Virginia Arguelles - 2281 points
#3 Lauren Bagshaw - 2231 points
#4 Samuel Rubin - 2215 points
#5 Tyler Rodgers - 2125 pts
The winning peer advisory team was: Group 129 with 802 average points.

Thanks to everyone who played! 

**NUpredicts Football is a Wildcat Welcome event, and only open to First-Year and transfer students**

NUpredicts: Nate Silver
September 28-October 5, 2016
NUpreditcs asked Nate Silver two questions about the future, and we asked you the same questions! See if your predictions match what he predicted. Check back here fore outcomes and results as they become available in October and November!

Here's how NU voted:

Will the Cubs win the World Series? 250 no, 180 yes. Will democrats have a majority in the senate after the election? 115 no, 318 yes.

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