The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance sponsored two teams in the virtual National All-Star Academic Tournament (NASAT) on June 17-18, 2023. The teams were coached by Jason Loy, Ganon Evans, and Jeffrey Hill.
Max Yang, a senior from Ladue Horton Watkins High School, was also selected to Team Missouri A but could not attend.
|1||New Jersey A||Loss||205–255|
Team Missouri A tied with Virginia for fifth in the pool with a 5-4 record, setting up a one game tiebreaker. Missouri A won that game 335-135 to advance to the championship pool.
With 40 points per game in the preliminary rounds, Braden Booth was named to the all-star team as the #5 individual scorer!
|1 (carry-over)||New Jersey A||Loss||205–255|
|3 (carry-over)||Illinois White||Win||325–155|
With a 4-5 record in the championship pool, Team Missouri A was tied for fifth with New Jersey A, Maryland Red, and Asia A, setting up a four team single-elimination bracket of half games. Seeded #4, Missouri A lost 45-115 to New Jersey A in the first half-packet game to finish tied for seventh place.
|1||Kentucky A||Win||200–195 (OT)|
|4||New Jersey B||Win||210–140|
Team Missouri B tied with Maryland Red and Kentucky for fourth in the pool with a 4-4 record, setting up a two stage tiebreaker for the last two spots in the championship pool. After Maryland Red lost the first half game to Kentucky, Missouri B played Maryland Red for the fifth spot, which Maryland Red won 165-55 to advance Missouri B to the bottom playoff bracket.
With 37.50 points per game in the preliminary rounds, Owen Arneson was named to the all-star team as the #7 individual scorer!
|4 (carry-over)||New Jersey B||Win||210–140|
Tied for fourth in the bottom pool with a 4-4 record, Team Missouri B finished tied for fourteenth place.
Unofficial scoresheets for Team Missouri are available on Google Docs. These scoresheets include all games for Team Missouri A and the first four rounds for Team Missouri B.
These students were alternates for 2023 Team Missouri:
In addition to the above members and alternates for 2023 Team Missouri, MOQBA is pleased to recognize these students as Honorable Mentions:
MOQBA also recognizes these students as Rising Stars: