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 [ 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995 ]


Data: [ Pool History | Player History | Team History | Graphs | Notes ]

Archive History Pages: [ Pool Logo History | Team Logo History ]

 


[The 2007 HWCI NCAA Pool Record Book (pdf)]

2007's 126-page (2.5 MB, PDF) 2007 HWCI NCAA Record Book can be downloaded, although most of the pieces are listed below.   Find out how well you are doing against the other entries.  Cheers!


  • All-Time Pool Stats   (15 Years) [ 09 | 08 | 07 |06 | 05 | 02 ]
  • HWCI NCAA Pool History (Summary) (4/2/2017)
  • Final Standings
  • [ 19 | 18 | 17 | 16 | 15 ]
  • [ 14 | 13 | 12 | 11 | 10 | 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | 05 ]
  • [ 04 | 03 | 02 | 01 | 00 | 99 | 98 | 97 | 96 | 95 ]
  • Year-By-Year Info
  • [ 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | 05 ]
  • [ 04 | 03 | 02 | 01 | 00 | 99 | 98 | 97 | 96 | 95 ]
  • Year-In-Review
  • [ 09 (127 pg, 5.7 MB) | 08 (256 pg, 6.0 MB) | 07 (219 pg, 5.5 MB) | 06 (178 pg, 4.6 MB)| 05 (185 pg, 3.6 MB) ]
  • [ 04 (189 pg, 3.4 MB)| 03 (156 pg, 2.8 MB)| 02 (174 pg, 1.4 MB) | 01 (140 pg, 1.4 MB) | 00 (120 pg, 1.1 MB) ]
  • [ 99 (135 pg, 1.1 MB) | 98 (94 pg, 0.6 MB) | 97 (73 pg, 0.6 MB) | 96 (82 pg, 0.7 MB) | 95 (39 pg, 0.7 MB) ]
  • NCAA Tournament Logos and Championships
  • All-Time Stat Leaders  [ 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | 02(+Last 3) ]
  • All-Time Money Winners   [ 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | 05 | 02 ]
  • All-Time Season High/Low Leaders  [ 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | 05 | 02 ]
  • All-Time Season High/Low Records   [ 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | 05 | 02 ]
  • Player Ranking
  • Official Ranking Summary  [ 03 | 02 | 01 | 98 | 97 ]
  • Year-by-Year Official Player Rankings   [ 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | 05 | 02 | Year-By-Year (06) ]
  • Year-by-Year Official Player Rankings - Last 3 Years Only   [ 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | Year-By-Year (06) ]
  • Individual Entries
  • All-Time Entry Cumulative Stats (914 Entries)  [ 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | 02 ]
  • All-Time Entry Ledger  [ 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 ]
  • All-Time Entry High/Low Stats [ 02 ]
  • Annual Nicknames Issue  [ 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | 05 | 04 | 03 | 02 (JC) | 01 ]
  • Multiple Entries per Person Stats
  • All-Time Multi-Entry Season Win/Loss Records (37 People/91 Multi-Entries) [ 09 | 08 |07 | 06 | 02 ]
  • All-Time Multi-Entry Cumulative Stats [ 09 | 08 |07 | 06 | 02 ]
  • All-Time NCAA Team Win/Loss Records (235 Teams) [ 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | 05 | 02 ]
  • All-Time Team Ledger  [ 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 ]
  • Year-by-Year New Teams Listing (with team logos)
  • Charts & Graphs [ 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | 02 ]
  • Average Wins/Points Per Round Graphs
  • Prize Distribution Chart
  • Number of Entries Per Year Trend Graph
  • Changes in the Pool
  • [Discord server hwci-ncaa-pool] Added Discord server (2021-Present)
  • Fixed comment field in Web Entry (2021-Present)
  • 7 Added 7th Place Prize if number of entries is 165 or more (2017-Present)
  • Removed initial form to fill out, now only one submittal (2016-Present)
  • Changed to VBScript Web Entry, replacing outdated Java Applet (2014-Present)
  • [Twitter @HWCI_Pools] Added Twitter handle (2013-Present)
  • 6 Added 6th Place Prize if number of entries is 125 or more (2011-Present)
  • [Facebook Group "HWCI NCAA Pool"] Added Facebook group (2009-Present)
  • [Wordpress blog on pool] Added Wordpress Blog (2008-Present)
  • Added 5th Place Prize if number of entries is 100 or more (2008-Present)
  • Renamed "Most Conference Wins" as Bonus1; if Bonus1 not won, then go to Bonus2: "Closest to Total Points in Final" (2007-Present)
  • Added Bonus Prize - Most Conference Wins (2003-Present)
  • [AvantGo PDA Page] Added AvantGo PDA Page  (2001-2007)
  • [HWCI Web Entry] Java Applet Web Entry (1999-Present)
  • Free Entry per 5 Referrals (1999-2002)
  • Added 4th Place Prize if number of entries is 25 or more (1998-Present)
  • Added Tiebreaker - Total Points in Final (1996-Present)
  • Changes in the NCAA Tournament
  • 2021
  • Selection committee to prioritize S-Curve (no geographic preferences) just for 2021
  • Entire tournament relocated to State of Indiana due to COVID-19 travel concerns
  • 2020
  • For 1st time, NCAA Tournament is cancelled due to COVID-19 (coronoavirus) concerns on March 12th
  • Moved 3-point line to international distance (22' 1" vs. 20'-9")
  • Clock to reset to 20 seconds after FG attempt hits rim and offensive team rebounds the ball in the front court
  • 2019
  • Ratings Percentage Index (RPI) (1981-2018) replaced by NCAA Evaluation Tool (NET) to rank and help select teams
  • 2018
  • Selection committee to use Team Sheets that break games into Quadrants to help select teams
  • 2017
  • Selection committee to release NCAA Tournament Preview of top 16 seeds
  • Ivy League holds first conference tournament (last conference to do so)
  • 2016
  • New shot clock is 30 seconds (was 35), arc underneath basket now 4 feet (was 3), and fewer timeouts
  • Reverted back to calling Round of 64 the First Round (was Second Round), etc.
  • 2014
  • New American Athletic Conference (split from Big East) means only 36 at-large bids
  • Great West Conference (ineligible until 2017) folded (2009-2013)
  • 2011
  • Expanded tournament to 68 teams
  • 1st Round is now "First Four" with 2nd and 3rd Rounds now the traditional first weekend games (CSTV and ESPN will televise no games)
  • Turner Sports (TNT, TBS, TruTV) and CBS will televise all 67 games live
  • For this year only, Southwest (SW) and Southeast (SE) used due to geographical nature of Regional Finals locations (was San Antonio Midwest and New Orleans South)
  • 2010
  • CBS to broadcast Final Four in 3D
  • 2009
  • Moved 3-point line back one foot (20'-9" vs. 19'-9")
  • 2007
  • Reverted back to traditional Region names (E/W/S/MW)
  • Entire tourney now occurs in Daylight Savings Time
  • CSTV to broadcast two first-round games
  • 2006
  • Two teams from the same conference may meet each other prior to the regional final if the conference has more than eight teams selected
  • 2004
  • Renamed Regions to Host City (e.g., Phoenix for West Regional)
  • Top 4 teams ranked #1 to #4 (the 4 # 1 Seeds)
  • 2002
  • Sub-Regional sites ("Pods") reallocated to most local high-ranked team
  • Opening Game , Televised by ESPN
  • 2001
  • Introduction of 65th team
  • Introduction of Opening Game (#65 v #64 @ Dayton, OH on Tuesday), Televised by TNN
  • 1999
  • Once the highest-seeded team from a conference is assigned to a region, only the sixth team from that conference may be placed in that region
  • 1998
  • Southeast Region renamed South Region
  • 1997
  • Once the highest-seeded team from a conference is assigned to a region, only the eighth team selected from that conference may be placed in that region
  • 1996
  • First year online (finalfour.net)
  • Last year Final Four held in an arena
  • Social Media History
  • Join our Discord server hwci-ncaa-pool 2021-Present:  hwci-ncaa-pool
  • Follow us on Twitter @HWCI_Pools 2013-Present:  @HWCI_Pools | Mini-Updates
  • [facebook] 2009-Present:  Facebook Group
  • [Wordpress] 2008-Present:  Wordpress Blog
  • [HWCI Forum 2008] 2004-2011:  PHPBB3 Forum [ 11 | 10 | 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | 05 | 04
  • PHPBB2 Forum [ 04-07 ]
  • 2002-2003:  Zix Forum [ 03 | 02 ]
  • 1999-2001: WWWBoard [ 99-01 ]
  • 1995-1998: None
  • Entries By
  • 1999-Present: Mail, Phone, Fax, Online
  • 1995-1998: Mail, Phone
  • Web Site History
  • 1999-Present: http://www.HWCI.com/ncaa
  • 2009-Present:  Using Wordpress as homepage
  • 2008-Present:  Hosted by HosTek
  • 1999-2007:  Hosted by Local server
  • 1998: http://www.JPS.net/dfeng/ncaa
  • 1997: http://www.THEMALL.net/~hwci/ncaa
  • 1996: http://www.sci.CSUPOMONA.edu/~smtamashiro
  • 1995: None (Via E-Mail, Phone Calls)

  • 1995-2021 HWCI Productions

    HWCI circa 1990