Saturday, December 04, 2004

Final Statistics

So. Hmmm. Ken lost. I don't really need to go into any lurid details here, as I'm guessing you've all heard by now...

Stat of the Day:
Ken out-Coryatted Nancy $22,400 to $10,000.

November 30th Game Summary:
Nancy Zerg $10,000 + $4,401 = $14,401
Ken Jennings $14,400 - $5,601 = $8,799
David Hankings (-$2,800)

Correct Responses: 29
Incorrect Responses: 5
Unforced Errors: 2
Batting Average: 0.475

Categories with 5 Correct Responses: 1
Categories with 4 Correct Responses: 1
Categories with 3 Correct Responses: 3
Categories with 0 Correct Responses: 1

General Stats:

Games Played: 75
Total Winnings: $2,522,700
Career Batting Average: 0.597
Triple Stumpers Average: 5.45 (per game)
Unrevealed Clues Average: 0.48 (per game)

High Game: $75,000 (July 23rd)
Low Game: $8,799 (November 30th)
Average Game: $33,727

Correct Responses: 2,693 (including Final Jeopardy)
Incorrect Responses: 263 (including Final Jeopardy)
Unforced Errors: 212 (incorrect answer after a buzz-in)
Most Number of Correct Answers, One Game: 45 (July 20th and 23rd)
Fewest Number of Correct Answers: One Game: 26 (June 7th, June 28th, October 26th)

Times First In: (Not Including DDs): 2605
Times First In %age: 61.45% (of all clues read)

Rebounds: 94
Rebound %age: 41.05% (Times rebounded out of all rebound opportunities)

Category Stats:

Categories Run: 94
Categories with 4 Correct Responses: 229
Categories with 3 Correct Responses: 253
Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 576
Categories Seen: 900
%age of Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 64.00%
Categories with 0 Correct Responses: 31

Daily Doubles:

Daily Doubles Hit: 160
Daily Doubles Correct: 133
Daily Double %age: 83.13%
Average Daily Double Wager: $3,810
Total Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $421,199
Average Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $2,632 (per Daily Double)

Average Scores:

Average Score at End of First Round: $9,936
Average Lead at End of First Round: $6,649
Average Score at End of 2nd Round: $31,136
Average Lead at End of 2nd Round: $22,977
% of Games Locked: 86.7% (65 of 75)

Final Jeopardy:

Opportunites to Safely Bet to surpass $52,000: 29 (lead of greater than $26,000 after Double Jeopardy!)
Number of Times Ken would have surpassed $52,000 with a large enough wager: 17
Number of Times Surpassed $52,000: 2

Final Jeopardy %age: 68.0%
Average Final Jeopardy Wager: $7,698
Difference Between Ken's and Martian Wagering: $(119,978) (positive favours Ken, negative favours Martians)
Ken's Total Had He Wagered Full Martian: $2,642,678

Coryat Scores:
(See http://www.pisspoor.com/jep.html for description of a Coryat Score)

Average Coryat: $27,928
Average Opposition Player Coryat: $5,683
Average Combined Coryat: $39,299
High Coryat: $39,200 (June 10th)
Low Coryat: $17,400 (October 26th)

Monday, November 29, 2004

Games 73 and 74 - November 26th and 29th

Stat of the Day:
Rob Kimbro gave 7 incorrect responses in the 11/29 game, worth a total of $13,600.

November 26th Game Summary:
Ken Jennings $40,800 - 9,200 = $31,600
Andrew Smith $6,000 + $7 = $6,007
Sanda Kurtz $2,000 - $19 = $1,981

Correct Responses: 38
Incorrect Responses: 4
Unforced Errors: 3
Batting Average: 0.633

Categories with 5 Correct Responses: 2
Categories with 4 Correct Responses: 4
Categories with 3 Correct Responses: 2
Categories with 0 Correct Responses: 0

November 29th Game Summary:
Ken Jennings $23,200 + $5,800 = $29,000
Rob Kimbro $8,400 - $7,500 = $900
Kathi Fry $400 - $400 = 0

Correct Responses: 28
Incorrect Responses: 1
Unforced Errors: 1
Batting Average: 0.475

Categories with 5 Correct Responses: 0
Categories with 4 Correct Responses: 3
Categories with 3 Correct Responses: 3
Categories with 0 Correct Responses: 1

General Stats:

Games Played: 74
Total Winnings: $2,520,700
Career Batting Average: 0.599
Triple Stumpers Average: 5.41 (per game)
Unrevealed Clues Average: 0.45 (per game)

High Game: $75,000 (July 23rd)
Low Game: $10,001 (September 6th)
Average Game: $34,064

Correct Responses: 2,664 (including Final Jeopardy)
Incorrect Responses: 258 (including Final Jeopardy)
Unforced Errors: 210 (incorrect answer after a buzz-in)
Most Number of Correct Answers, One Game: 45 (July 20th and 23rd)
Fewest Number of Correct Answers: One Game: 26 (June 7th, June 28th, October 26th)

Times First In: (Not Including DDs): 2576
Times First In %age: 61.55% (of all clues read)

Rebounds: 94
Rebound %age: 41.96% (Times rebounded out of all rebound opportunities)

Category Stats:

Categories Run: 93
Categories with 4 Correct Responses: 228
Categories with 3 Correct Responses: 250
Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 571
Categories Seen: 888
%age of Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 64.30%
Categories with 0 Correct Responses: 30

Daily Doubles:

Daily Doubles Hit: 157
Daily Doubles Correct: 132
Daily Double %age: 84.08%
Average Daily Double Wager: $3,799
Total Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $428,399
Average Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $2,729 (per Daily Double)

Average Scores:

Average Score at End of First Round: $9,927
Average Lead at End of First Round: $6,661
Average Score at End of 2nd Round: $31,362
Average Lead at End of 2nd Round: $23,228
% of Games Locked: 87.8% (62 of 71)

Final Jeopardy:

Opportunites to Safely Bet to surpass $52,000: 29 (lead of greater than $26,000 after Double Jeopardy!)
Number of Times Ken would have surpassed $52,000 with a large enough wager: 17
Number of Times Surpassed $52,000: 2

Final Jeopardy %age: 68.9%
Average Final Jeopardy Wager: $7,727
Difference Between Ken's and Martian Wagering: $(119,978) (positive favours Ken, negative favours Martians)
Ken's Total Had He Wagered Full Martian: $2,640,678

Coryat Scores:
(See http://www.pisspoor.com/jep.html for description of a Coryat Score)

Average Coryat: $28,003
Average Opposition Player Coryat: $5,711
Average Combined Coryat: $39,430
High Coryat: $39,200 (June 10th)
Low Coryat: $17,400 (October 26th)

Google Hits:

Google Web Hits (for ' "Ken Jennings" Jeopardy ' ) : 49,200
Google News Hits (as above): 419

Thursday, November 25, 2004

Stat of the Day:
Ken has had the opportunity to answer 4,299 clues in his 72 days on Jeopardy! to date.

November 25th Game Summary:
Ken Jennings $38,400 + $11,600 = $50,000
Whitney Donaghy $3,200 - $200 = $3,000
Philip Graves $2,600 - $2,400 = $200

Correct Responses: 39
Incorrect Responses: 2
Unforced Errors: 2
Batting Average: 0.650

Categories with 5 Correct Responses: 0
Categories with 4 Correct Responses: 5
Categories with 3 Correct Responses: 5
Categories with 0 Correct Responses: 0

General Stats:

Games Played: 72
Total Winnings: $2,460,100
Career Batting Average: 0.600
Triple Stumpers Average: 5.44 (per game)
Unrevealed Clues Average: 0.43 (per game)

High Game: $75,000 (July 23rd)
Low Game: $10,001 (September 6th)
Average Game: $34,168

Correct Responses: 2,598 (including Final Jeopardy)
Incorrect Responses: 253 (including Final Jeopardy)
Unforced Errors: 206 (incorrect answer after a buzz-in)
Most Number of Correct Answers, One Game: 45 (July 20th and 23rd)
Fewest Number of Correct Answers: One Game: 26 (June 7th, June 28th, October 26th)

Times First In: (Not Including DDs): 2516
Times First In %age: 61.77% (of all clues read)

Rebounds: 88
Rebound %age: 41.71% (Times rebounded out of all rebound opportunities)

Category Stats:

Categories Run: 91
Categories with 4 Correct Responses: 221
Categories with 3 Correct Responses: 245
Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 557
Categories Seen: 864
%age of Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 64.47%
Categories with 0 Correct Responses: 29

Daily Doubles:

Daily Doubles Hit: 154
Daily Doubles Correct: 129
Daily Double %age: 83.77%
Average Daily Double Wager: $3,786
Total Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $414,999
Average Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $2,695 (per Daily Double)

Average Scores:

Average Score at End of First Round: $9,900
Average Lead at End of First Round: $6,590
Average Score at End of 2nd Round: $31,344
Average Lead at End of 2nd Round: $23,185
% of Games Locked: 87.5% (62 of 71)

Final Jeopardy:

Opportunites to Safely Bet to surpass $52,000: 28 (lead of greater than $26,000 after Double Jeopardy!)
Number of Times Ken would have surpassed $52,000 with a large enough wager: 17
Number of Times Surpassed $52,000: 2

Final Jeopardy %age: 69.4%
Average Final Jeopardy Wager: $7,733
Difference Between Ken's and Martian Wagering: $(138,978) (positive favours Ken, negative favours Martians)
Ken's Total Had He Wagered Full Martian: $2,599,078

Coryat Scores:
(See http://www.pisspoor.com/jep.html for description of a Coryat Score)

Average Coryat: $28,028
Average Opposition Player Coryat: $5,719
Average Combined Coryat: $39,469
High Coryat: $39,200 (June 10th)
Low Coryat: $17,400 (October 26th)

Google Hits:

Google Web Hits (for ' "Ken Jennings" Jeopardy ' ) : 41,200
Google News Hits (as above): 405

Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Game # 71 - November 24 - "Jennings Gone Wild"

After a two-week break to let the College kids play through, Ken Jennings looked like he was chomping at the bit to return to the Jeopardy! set. He put on one of his most ferocious performances to date, finishing with the 2nd-highest total in Jeopardy! history ($55,099), and his highest number of correct responses (44) this season.

Stat of the Day
Dan and Lisa rang in a combined 13 times in 60 clues.

November 24th Game Summary:
Ken Jennings $44,800 + $10,299 = $55,099
Dan Ford $2,600 - $700 = $1,900
Lisa Buckhout $1,400 + $0 = $1,400

Correct Responses: 44
Incorrect Responses: 2
Unforced Errors: 1
Batting Average: 0.721

Categories with 5 Correct Responses: 3
Categories with 4 Correct Responses: 3
Categories with 3 Correct Responses: 4
Categories with 0 Correct Responses: 0

General Stats:

Games Played: 71
Total Winnings: $2,410,100
Career Batting Average: 0.599
Triple Stumpers Average: 5.44 (per game)
Unrevealed Clues Average: 0.44 (per game)

High Game: $75,000 (July 23rd)
Low Game: $10,001 (September 6th)
Average Game: $33,945

Correct Responses: 2,559 (including Final Jeopardy)
Incorrect Responses: 251 (including Final Jeopardy)
Unforced Errors: 204 (incorrect answer after a buzz-in)
Most Number of Correct Answers, One Game: 45 (July 20th and 23rd)
Fewest Number of Correct Answers: One Game: 26 (June 7th, June 28th, October 26th)

Times First In: (Not Including DDs): 2478
Times First In %age: 61.70% (of all clues read)

Rebounds: 88
Rebound %age: 42.11% (Times rebounded out of all rebound opportunities)

Category Stats:

Categories Run: 91
Categories with 4 Correct Responses: 216
Categories with 3 Correct Responses: 240
Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 547
Categories Seen: 852
%age of Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 64.20%
Categories with 0 Correct Responses: 29

Daily Doubles:

Daily Doubles Hit: 152
Daily Doubles Correct: 127
Daily Double %age: 83.55%
Average Daily Double Wager: $3,764
Total Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $404,199
Average Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $2,659 (per Daily Double)

Average Scores:

Average Score at End of First Round: $9,862
Average Lead at End of First Round: $6,554
Average Score at End of 2nd Round: $31,245
Average Lead at End of 2nd Round: $23,015
% of Games Locked: 87.3% (62 of 71)

Final Jeopardy:

Opportunites to Safely Bet to surpass $52,000: 27 (lead of greater than $26,000 after Double Jeopardy!)
Number of Times Ken would have surpassed $52,000 with a large enough wager: 16
Number of Times Surpassed $52,000: 2

Final Jeopardy %age: 69.0%
Average Final Jeopardy Wager: $7,679
Difference Between Ken's and Martian Wagering: $(118,579) (positive favours Ken, negative favours Martians)
Ken's Total Had He Wagered Full Martian: $2,528,679

Coryat Scores:
(See http://www.pisspoor.com/jep.html for description of a Coryat Score)

Average Coryat: $28,008
Average Opposition Player Coryat: $5,715
Average Combined Coryat: $39,442
High Coryat: $39,200 (June 10th)
Low Coryat: $17,400 (October 26th)

Google Hits:

Google Web Hits (for ' "Ken Jennings" Jeopardy ' ) : 42,000
Google News Hits (as above): 404

Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Game #70 - November 9, 2004

Stat of the Day:

Ken was 10 for 13 in the opening round, his worst Jeopardy!-round performance of his 70-game run. He returns November 24th after the College Championship.

November 9 Summary:

Ken Jennings: $26,800 + $3,200 = $30,000
Jeff Hoppes: $11,400 + $11,400 = $22,800
Dave Oosterhuis: $3,400 + $3,400 = $6,800

Correct responses from Ken: 29
Incorrect responses: 4
Unforced Errors: 4
Batting Average: 0.492

Categories with 5 correct responses: 0
Categories with 4 correct responses: 3
Categories with 3 correct responses: 2
Categories with 0 correct responses: 2

General Stats:

Games Played: 70
Total Winnings: $2,355,001
Career Batting Average: 0.598
Triple Stumpers Average: 5.44 (per game)
Unrevealed Clues Average: 0.44 (per game)

High Game: $75,000 (July 23rd)
Low Game: $10,001 (September 6th)
Average Game: $33,643

Correct Responses: 2,515 (including Final Jeopardy)
Incorrect Responses: 249 (including Final Jeopardy)
Unforced Errors: 203 (incorrect answer after a buzz-in)
Most Number of Correct Answers, One Game: 45 (July 20th and 23rd)
Fewest Number of Correct Answers: One Game: 26 (June 7th, June 28th, October 26th)

Times First In: (Not Including DDs): 2437
Times First In %age: 61.56% (of all clues read)

Rebounds: 87
Rebound %age: 42.03% (Times rebounded out of all rebound opportunities)

Category Stats:

Categories Run: 88
Categories with 4 Correct Responses: 213
Categories with 3 Correct Responses: 236
Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 537
Categories Seen: 840
%age of Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 63.93%
Categories with 0 Correct Responses: 29

Daily Doubles:

Daily Doubles Hit: 149
Daily Doubles Correct: 125
Daily Double %age: 83.89%
Average Daily Double Wager: $3,681
Total Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $393,599
Average Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $2,642 (per Daily Double)

Average Scores:

Average Score at End of First Round: $9,789
Average Lead at End of First Round: $6,481
Average Score at End of 2nd Round: $31,051
Average Lead at End of 2nd Round: $22,741
% of Games Locked: 87.1% (58 of 66)

Final Jeopardy:

Opportunites to Safely Bet to surpass $52,000: 26 (lead of greater than $26,000 after Double Jeopardy!)
Number of Times Ken would have surpassed $52,000 with a large enough wager: 15
Number of Times Surpassed $52,000: 1

Final Jeopardy %age: 68.6%
Average Final Jeopardy Wager: $7,641
Difference Between Ken's and Martian Wagering: $(89,279) (positive favours Ken, negative favours Martians)
Ken's Total Had He Wagered Full Martian: $2,444,280

Coryat Scores:
(See http://www.pisspoor.com/jep.html for description of a Coryat Score)

Average Coryat: $27,886
Average Opposition Player Coryat: $5,768
Average Combined Coryat: $39,426
High Coryat: $39,200 (June 10th)
Low Coryat: $17,400 (October 26th)

Google Hits:

Google Web Hits (for ' "Ken Jennings" Jeopardy ' ) : 68,200
Google News Hits (as above): 526

Monday, November 08, 2004

Games 67, 68, and 69

Stat of the Day:
Ken gave a record 16 consecutive correct responses during Double Jeopardy on November 5th, from the 6th through 21st clues of the round.

November 5 Summary (Friday):

Ken Jennings: $42,800 - $17,200 = $25,600
Elizabeth Costello: $4,800 + $300 = $5,100
John Murray: $2,200 - $2,100 = $100

Correct responses from Ken: 41
Incorrect responses: 3
Unforced Errors: 2
Batting Average: 0.672

Categories with 5 correct responses: 3
Categories with 4 correct responses: 3
Categories with 3 correct responses: 2
Categories with 0 correct responses: 0

November 6/7 Summary (Saturday, Sunday in Canada):

Ken Jennings: $27,600 + $5,601 = $33,201
Ryan Cook: $16,600 + $12,500 = $29,100
Leo Wolpert: $200 - $199 = $1

Correct responses from Ken: 30
Incorrect responses: 2
Unforced Errors: 2
Batting Average: 0.492

Categories with 5 correct responses: 0
Categories with 4 correct responses: 1
Categories with 3 correct responses: 6
Categories with 0 correct responses: 0


November 8 Summary (Monday):

Ken Jennings: $24,600 - $5,400 = $19,200
Jennifer Peebles: $1,800 - $500 = $1,300
Robert Kirkpatrick: $200 - $199 = $1

Correct responses from Ken: 36
Incorrect responses: 5
Unforced Errors: 3
Batting Average: 0.600

Categories with 5 correct responses: 1
Categories with 4 correct responses: 4
Categories with 3 correct responses: 4
Categories with 0 correct responses: 1

General Stats:

Games Played: 69
Total Winnings: $2,325,001
Career Batting Average: 0.599
Triple Stumpers Average: 5.48 (per game)
Unrevealed Clues Average: 0.45 (per game)

High Game: $75,000 (July 23rd)
Low Game: $10,001 (September 6th)
Average Game: $33,696

Correct Responses: 2,486 (including Final Jeopardy)
Incorrect Responses: 245 (including Final Jeopardy)
Unforced Errors: 199 (incorrect answer after a buzz-in)
Most Number of Correct Answers, One Game: 45 (July 20th and 23rd)
Fewest Number of Correct Answers: One Game: 26 (June 7th, June 28th, October 26th)

Times First In: (Not Including DDs): 2406
Times First In %age: 61.66% (of all clues read)

Rebounds: 87
Rebound %age: 42.03% (Times rebounded out of all rebound opportunities)

Category Stats:

Categories Run: 88
Categories with 4 Correct Responses: 210
Categories with 3 Correct Responses: 234
Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 532
Categories Seen: 828
%age of Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 64.25%
Categories with 0 Correct Responses: 27

Daily Doubles:

Daily Doubles Hit: 148
Daily Doubles Correct: 124
Daily Double %age: 83.78%
Average Daily Double Wager: $3,678
Total Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $389,599
Average Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $2,632 (per Daily Double)

Average Scores:

Average Score at End of First Round: $9,884
Average Lead at End of First Round: $6,654
Average Score at End of 2nd Round: $31,113
Average Lead at End of 2nd Round: $22,848
% of Games Locked: 87.0% (58 of 66)

Final Jeopardy:

Opportunites to Safely Bet to surpass $52,000: 26 (lead of greater than $26,000 after Double Jeopardy!)
Number of Times Ken would have surpassed $52,000 with a large enough wager: 15
Number of Times Surpassed $52,000: 1

Final Jeopardy %age: 68.1%
Average Final Jeopardy Wager: $7,706
Difference Between Ken's and Martian Wagering: $(88,480) (positive favours Ken, negative favours Martians)
Ken's Total Had He Wagered Full Martian: $2,413,481

Coryat Scores:
(See http://www.pisspoor.com/jep.html for description of a Coryat Score)

Average Coryat: $27,936
Average Opposition Player Coryat: $5,688
Average Combined Coryat: $39,316
High Coryat: $39,200 (June 10th)
Low Coryat: $17,400 (October 26th)

Google Hits:

Google Web Hits (for ' "Ken Jennings" Jeopardy ' ) : 40,300
Google News Hits (as above): 512

Thursday, November 04, 2004

Game # 66 - November 4 Update

Note:
I'll be away in Cleveland until Saturday night -- the stats for Game #67 will be updated on Sunday morning.

Stat of the Day:

This is the first game in which Ken has made two Daily Double wagers of greater than $7,500.

November 4 Summary:

Ken Jennings: $40,000 + $10,000 = $50,000
Jerry Taggert: $9,800 - $9,799 = $1
Jennifer Knapp: (-$2,200) (did not qualify for Final Jeopardy)

Correct responses from Ken: 37
Incorrect responses: 2
Unforced Errors: 2
Batting Average: 0.617

Categories with 5 correct responses: 1
Categories with 4 correct responses: 4
Categories with 3 correct responses: 3
Categories with 0 correct responses: 0

General Stats:

Games Played: 66
Total Winnings: $2,247,000
Career Batting Average: 0.600
Triple Stumpers Average: 5.44 (per game)
Unrevealed Clues Average: 0.42 (per game)

High Game: $75,000 (July 23rd)
Low Game: $10,001 (September 6th)
Average Game: $34,045

Correct Responses: 2,379 (including Final Jeopardy)
Incorrect Responses: 235 (including Final Jeopardy)
Unforced Errors: 193 (incorrect answer after a buzz-in)
Most Number of Correct Answers, One Game: 45 (July 20th and 23rd)
Fewest Number of Correct Answers: One Game: 26 (June 7th, June 28th, October 26th)

Times First In: (Not Including DDs): 2306
Times First In %age: 61.76% (of all clues read)

Rebounds: 83
Rebound %age: 41.92% (Times rebounded out of all rebound opportunities)

Category Stats:

Categories Run: 84
Categories with 4 Correct Responses: 202
Categories with 3 Correct Responses: 222
Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 508
Categories Seen: 792
%age of Categories with at least 3 Correct Responses: 64.14%
Categories with 0 Correct Responses: 26

Daily Doubles:

Daily Doubles Hit: 140
Daily Doubles Correct: 118
Daily Double %age: 84.29%
Average Daily Double Wager: $3,703
Total Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $377,999
Average Net Gain on Daily Doubles: $2,700 (per Daily Double)

Average Scores:

Average Score at End of First Round: $9,915
Average Lead at End of First Round: $6,674
Average Score at End of 2nd Round: $31,088
Average Lead at End of 2nd Round: $22,798
% of Games Locked: 87.9% (58 of 66)

Final Jeopardy:

Opportunites to Safely Bet to surpass $52,000: 25 (lead of greater than $26,000 after Double Jeopardy!)
Number of Times Ken would have surpassed $52,000 with a large enough wager: 15
Number of Times Surpassed $52,000: 1

Final Jeopardy %age: 69.7%
Average Final Jeopardy Wager: $7,629
Difference Between Ken's and Martian Wagering: $(114,680) (positive favours Ken, negative favours Martians)
Ken's Total Had He Wagered Full Martian: $2,361,680

Coryat Scores:
(See http://www.pisspoor.com/jep.html for description of a Coryat Score)

Average Coryat: $27,833
Average Opposition Player Coryat: $5,743
Average Combined Coryat: $39,324
High Coryat: $39,200 (June 10th)
Low Coryat: $17,400 (October 26th)

Google Hits:

Google Web Hits (for ' "Ken Jennings" Jeopardy ' ) : 29,300
Google News Hits (as above): 521