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KU Debate advancing in national tournament
While the Jayhawk basketball team has been eliminated from post-season competition, it looks like the Kansas University debate squad is performing well in its national tournament.
According to unofficial Internet postings from people following the National Debate Tournament in Austin, Texas, the top KU team of Nate Johnson and Brett Bricker are the top-ranked overall seed, and have advanced to the "Elite Eight" round of competition, where they appear to be facing 8th-seeded Mary Washington after defeating 16th-seeded Dartmouth.
If you're on Twitter, Towson debate coach Andy Ellis is also live-tweeting the results @debatetwit, and you can follow anyone talking about the tournament using the hashtag #ndt.
The debaters will chatter away long into the night, and a champion could be decided by early Tuesday morning.