University Challenge 2011–12

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Series 41 of University Challenge began on 4 July 2011,[1] and aired on BBC Two. Below is a list of the matches played with their scores and outcomes.

Results[edit]

  • 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 must win one more match to return in the next round (current highest scoring losers, teams that won their first quarter final match, teams that won their second quarter final match having lost their first, or teams that won their first quarter final match and lost their second).
  • Teams with yellow scores indicate that two further matches must be played and won (teams that lost their first quarter final match).
  • A score in italics indicates a match decided on a tie-breaker question.

First Round[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Total Broadcast Date
University of Warwick 220 125 University of Edinburgh 345 4 July 2011
Trinity College, Cambridge 105 225 University of Birmingham 330 11 July 2011
Worcester College, Oxford 180 190 Clare College, Cambridge 370 18 July 2011
Queen's University, Belfast 85 235 Newcastle University 320 25 July 2011
Homerton College, Cambridge 200 205 Balliol College, Oxford 405 1 August 2011
Christ Church, Oxford 270 105 University of Bath 375 8 August 2011
University of Plymouth 45 325 University of Durham 370 15 August 2011
University of St Andrews 165 195 Merton College, Oxford 360 22 August 2011
University of Manchester 255 70 Selwyn College, Cambridge 325 29 August 2011
University College London 185 105 University of York 290 5 September 2011
King's College, Cambridge 95 280 The Queen's College, Oxford 375 12 September 2011
University of Leeds 220 115 Goldsmiths, University of London 335 19 September 2011
St Anne's College, Oxford 140 205 Pembroke College, Cambridge 345 26 September 2011
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 155 215 University of Nottingham 370 3 October 2011

Highest Scoring Losers Play-Offs[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Total Broadcast Date
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 115 190 Homerton College, Cambridge 305 10 October 2011
University of St Andrews 110 250 Worcester College, Oxford 360 17 October 2011

Second Round[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Total Broadcast Date
University of Leeds 65 320 Clare College, Cambridge 385 24 October 2011
University of Birmingham 80 220 Newcastle University 300 31 October 2011
University of Durham 190 245 Homerton College, Cambridge 435 7 November 2011
The Queen's College, Oxford 185 200 Worcester College, Oxford 385 14 November 2011
Christ Church, Oxford 155 215 University of Manchester 370 21 November 2011
University College London 220 150 University of Warwick 370 28 November 2011
Merton College, Oxford 160 170 Balliol College, Oxford 330 5 December 2011
Pembroke College, Cambridge 280 125 University of Nottingham 405 12 December 2011

Quarter-Finals[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Total Broadcast Date
University of Manchester 125 195 University College London 320 19 December 2011
Balliol College, Oxford 160 240 Pembroke College, Cambridge 400 2 January 2012
Worcester College, Oxford 190 150 Newcastle University 340 9 January 2012
Clare College, Cambridge 170 145 Homerton College, Cambridge 315 16 January 2012
University College London 120 170 Worcester College, Oxford 290 23 January 2012
University of Manchester 330 95 Newcastle University 425 30 January 2012
Pembroke College, Cambridge 250 175 Clare College, Cambridge 425 6 February 2012
Balliol College, Oxford 170 145 Homerton College, Cambridge 315 13 February 2012
University of Manchester 270 250 Clare College, Cambridge 520 20 February 2012
University College London 235 145 Balliol College, Oxford 380 27 February 2012

Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Total Broadcast Date
Worcester College, Oxford 65 240 University of Manchester 305 5 March 2012
Pembroke College, Cambridge 185 125 University College London 310 12 March 2012

Final[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Total Broadcast Date
University of Manchester 180 135 Pembroke College, Cambridge 315 19 March 2012

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "http://www.radiotimes.com/ListingsServlet?event=10&channelId=105&programmeId=196505532&jspLocation=/jsp/prog_details_fullpage.jsp". 
  2. ^ "Manchester wins University Challenge for third time". The Independent. 20 March 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Manchester wins University Challenge". Daily Telegraph. 20 March 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 

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