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SALT LAKE CITY — For the first time this season, a Utah fan has claimed the top prize in the weekend's KSL.com College Football Pick'em. And if that wasn't good enough for the fan base, it was a full sweep for the Utes, who now sit atop the South division standings in the Pac-12.
Following a 28-point second-half comeback by Utah to defeat then-No. 18 Arizona State, Utes fan Justin Jackman claimed the top prize with 212 total points for the week. Just behind him was Katie Esplin (211) and Will Mitchell (210), who was part of a four-way tie for third place. After all the tiebreakers were checked, which included a perfect 50 score on the Utah State pick by Mitchell, he finished alone in third place.
Utah's matchup against Arizona State was the closest pick of the week, with 50% of all picks selecting the Utes to win. The next closest game was Baylor beating BYU, with 55% of all picks going with the Bears to win by am average score of 28-25.
Utah fans had the highest average score of the week with 30.6 points, followed by Utah State's 27.7 points and BYU's 22.3 points. BYU fans still lead the season with an average score of 21.6 points, followed by Utah State fans' 20.5 points and Utah's 20.4 points.
Each week's first-, second- and third-place winners will get a $100, $70 and $30 Visa gift card, respectively, courtesy of Goldenwest Credit Union. The overall winners of Pick'em will receive a $500 gift card for first place, a $250 gift card for second place and a $100 gift card for third place.
Below are the results from Week 7, including the updated leaderboard from the KSL.com Sports group.
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