University Challenge 2001–02

Series 31 of University Challenge began on 23 July 2001, with the final on 11 March 2002.[1]

ResultsEdit

  • Winning teams are highlighted in bold.
  • Teams with green scores (winners) returned in the next round, while those with red scores (losers) were eliminated.
  • Teams with orange scores have lost, but survived as the first round losers with the highest losing scores.
  • A score in italics indicates a match decided on a tie-breaker question.

First roundEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast date
University of Hull 185 300 Somerville College, Oxford 23 July 2001
London School of Economics 140 180 University of Bristol 30 July 2001
University of Edinburgh 150 190 Christ's College, Cambridge 6 August 2001
University of Salford 155 130 University of Leicester 13 August 2001
Christ Church, Oxford 235 100 University of Birmingham 20 August 2001
Wadham College, Oxford 235 120 Cranfield University 3 September 2001
University of Nottingham 125 215 Keele University 10 September 2001
Imperial College London 250 110 De Montfort University 17 September 2001
Magdalen College, Oxford 140 210 Trinity College, Cambridge 24 September 2001
Cardiff University 145 200 University College London 1 October 2001
Downing College, Cambridge 220 230 Newcastle University 8 October 2001
University of St Andrews 40 215 Churchill College, Cambridge 15 October 2001
Durham University 200 140 University of York 22 October 2001
St Hugh's College, Oxford 220 145 University of Leeds 29 October 2001

NOTE: Even though both Cardiff and Leeds scored 145 points, Leeds reached their total "in a shorter time, and with fewer wrong answers".

Highest Scoring Losers PlayoffsEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast date
Downing College, Cambridge 205 195 University of Leeds 5 November 2001
University of Edinburgh 230 150 University of Hull 12 November 2001

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast date
Newcastle University 265 145 University of Salford 19 November 2001
University of Edinburgh 220 130 Wadham College, Oxford 26 November 2001
St Hugh's College, Oxford 190 140 Churchill College, Cambridge 3 December 2001
Christ Church, Oxford 170 285 Imperial College London 10 December 2001
Somerville College, Oxford 290 100 Durham University 17 December 2001
Downing College, Cambridge 180 155 University of Bristol 7 January 2002
Trinity College, Cambridge 200 250 University College London 14 January 2002
Christ's College, Cambridge 285 40 Keele University 21 January 2002

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast date
Newcastle University 115 290 University of Edinburgh 28 January 2002
St Hugh's College, Oxford 135 270 Imperial College London 4 February 2002
Somerville College, Oxford 270 145 Downing College, Cambridge 11 February 2002
University College London 155 190 Christ's College, Cambridge 18 February 2002

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast date
University of Edinburgh 120 270 Imperial College London 25 February 2002
Somerville College, Oxford 180 170 Christ's College, Cambridge 4 March 2002

FinalEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast date
Imperial College London 185 200 Somerville College, Oxford 11 March 2002
  • The trophy and title were awarded to the Somerville team comprising Luke Pitcher, Dorjana Širola, Tim Austen, and Vicki Wood.
  • The trophy was presented by Mary Warnock.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "University Challenge – 2001-2". blanchflower.org. Retrieved 24 August 2014.

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