Jeopardy! Excessive College Reunion Event 2023 got here to an finish, airing the ultimate episode on Thursday, March 9, 2023.
The competitors began final month with 27 former teen gamers. Talking concerning the match, the present’s government producer Michael Davis mentioned:
“We did not wish to lose that type of school power [this season]. We knew we had these 27 gamers who’re all of school age who come from our current Jeopardy! neighborhood, so this was an incredible alternative to convey them again.”
On Thursday, the match introduced its winner amongst three finalists — Jackson Jones, a junior at Vanderbilt College from Louisville, Kentucky, Maya Wright, a senior at Emory College from Peachtree Metropolis, Georgia, and Justin Bolsen, a first-year scholar at Brown College from Canton, Georgia.
As we speak’s Jeopardy! winner is Justin Bolsen
The finale consisted of two days. Day 1 aired on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, the place Jackson Jones was main the sport with a rating of $24,000. Justin Bolsen ranked second ($13,570) and Maya Wright landed in third place ($3,370).
Within the newest episode, aka day 2 finale, viewers witnessed modifications on the scoreboard.
The classes for the primary spherical included “School Sports activities Stuff, The Lengthy-In the past twentieth Century, Can We “Dis”cuss?, A Enterprise Main, One-Syllable Physique Components, Let’s Get Soiled.”
The primary spherical appeared like a tough phase for the gamers as a complete of seven incorrect solutions had been delivered. Subsequently, the scores had been decrease than on different days. Jackson discovered the primary Every day Double however gave an incorrect response. Regardless of that, he took the lead in spherical 1.
The scores going into the second spherical had been Jackson at $3,600, Justin at $3,000, and Maya at $2,400.
Within the second spherical, the classes had been “First Phrases, 4-Letter Geography, There’s A Title In The Title, Inside Ballet & Opera, You Robotic, Take Me To Your Chief.”
The Double Jeopardy spherical introduced in stunning outcomes. Maya led the sport this time after profitable a Every day Double and giving a number of appropriate solutions. The third Every day Double went to Jackson however he gave the unsuitable reply as soon as once more.
Jackson’s luck was not working in his favor within the Excessive College Reunion Event finale. He gave the best variety of incorrect responses (seven), whereas Maya gave one and Justin gave three.
Maya and Justin’s scores had been nearer to one another in comparison with Jackson’s. The scores had been Maya at $14,200, Justin at $11,000, and Jackson at $5,600.
Within the Remaining Jeopardy spherical, all three gamers delivered the right reply to the ultimate query. Jackson, who gained day 1 of the finale, couldn’t win day 2 due to his low scores from the second spherical. Justin performed well and wagered nearly all his earnings from immediately, whereas Maya fell behind as a result of her day 1 rating.
Therefore, Justin Bolsen gained Jeopardy! immediately.
Remaining Jeopardy! outcomes immediately
Within the finale episode of Jeopardy! Excessive College Reunion Event 2023, the class for the ultimate spherical was “Landmarks.”
The ultimate query, aka a clue, learn:
“After its completion within the late nineteenth c., it was known as “a really tragic avenue lamp” & a “excessive & skinny pyramid of iron ladders”
The proper reply was “Eiffel Tower.”
All three gamers gave the right reply within the March 9 episode. Check out the ultimate outcomes of the Excessive College Reunion Event finale:
Justin Bolsen: $11,000 + $10,991 = $21,991 + $13,570 = $35,561 (What’s the Eiffel Tower? Hello dad :)) ($100,000 — WINNER)
Jackson Jones: $5,600 + $5,598 = $11,198 + $24,000 = $35,198 ($50,000) (What’s the Eiffel Tower? ❤️ you all!)
Maya Wright: $14,200 + $7,040 = $21,240 + $3,370 = $24,610 ($25,000) (What’s the Eiffel Tower?)
With immediately’s win, Justin grew to become the champion of Jeopardy! Excessive College Reunion Event 2023. He obtained a whopping money prize of $100,000 and earned a spot within the upcoming Event of Champions.
Jackson and Maya didn’t go residence empty-handed because the second place holder obtained $50,000 and the second runner-up obtained $25,000.
In the meantime, Season 39 of the sport present will return to the stage with new episodes on Friday, March 10, 2023. Whereas Mayim Bialik hosted the match, the common season episodes are hosted by Ken Jennings.