NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Stephen F. Austin State University professor Seth Wilson is on his way to making history after winning his 10th game of Jeopardy!
Wilson added $22,000 to his new total winnings of $231,801.
Before Final Jeopardy, host Alex Trabek told Wilson if he had gotten the clue correct, he would be the fifth most-prolific player in Jeopardy! history.
Wilson took on Erica Dreisbach from Chicago and Walt Livingston of Maryland.
Wilson dominated the first round, taking $10,000 over Dreisbach's $1,600.
Wilson also dominated the Double Jeopardy round, taking $26,000 over Livingston's $6,200.
Going into Final Jeopardy, Wilson had the game clinched but still got the final clue incorrect.
With the clue "Created in 1971, this company's logo has been likened to a wing and was supposed to connote motion." Wilson incorrectly guessed "What is Delta?" but the correct question was "What is Nike?"
"When I heard 'wing,' my mind immediately went to airplane companies or either manufacturers or airlines, and I thought Delta was the one that most looked like a moving wing," Wilson said. "And after I heard the answer, I thought, 'Oh yeah. that's pretty obvious,' but I'm just lucky that I had a significant lead built up."