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2024 Team Missouri

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance sponsored two teams in the virtual National All-Star Academic Tournament (NASAT) on June 15-16, 2024. Team Missouri A brought home Missouri's second NASAT championship and Team Missouri B earned its best finish ever by tying for fourth place. Yrwin Batan and Camden Williams were the top two individual scorers, making this the first time the top two scorers at NASAT were from the same state.

Team Missouri A

Roster

Round Robin

Table of Team Missouri A game results in the 2024 NASAT
Round Opponent Result Score
1KentuckyLoss230–240
2LiberiaWin435–5
3IndianaWin470–30
4Illinois CyanLoss130–240
5MinnesotaWin400–70
6Illinois CobaltWin270–255
7Oklahoma CrimsonWin345–125
8MarylandWin230–220
9Missouri BWin295–190
10Bye
11Virginia AWin265–170
12Oklahoma OrangeWin310–185
13AsiaWin425–70
14Virginia BWin310–170
15Illinois CeruleanWin350–125

Team Missouri A finished first in the round robin with a 12-2 record. With four teams finishing at 11-3, Maryland won two tiebreaker games to earn a spot in the final. Maryland won the first game 215-210 in overtime to force a second winner-take-all game. Missouri A won the second game 290-205 to bring home Team Missouri's second NASAT title!

With 57.50 points per game in the round robin, Camden Williams was named a tournament all-star as the #2 individual scorer!

Team Missouri B

Roster

Round Robin

Table of Team Missouri B game results in the 2024 NASAT
Round Opponent Result Score
1Virginia AWin230–190
2Oklahoma CrimsonWin270–155
3Bye
4MinnesotaWin335–40
5Illinois CeruleanWin460–25
6AsiaWin335–150
7Illinois CyanWin360–110
8LiberiaWin365–20
9Missouri ALoss190–295
10Oklahoma OrangeWin390–55
11Virginia BWin250–145
12KentuckyWin300–240
13IndianaWin280–155
14Illinois CobaltLoss185–215
15MarylandLoss210–315

Team Missouri B finished the round robin in a four way tie for second with a 11-3 record, seeded #2 in the four-way tiebreaker. Missouri B lost the first game against Illinois Cyan 325-150 to finish tied for fourth.

With 70.36 points per game in the round robin, Yrwin Batan was named a tournament all-star as the leading individual scorer!

Statistics

Tournament statistics are available on the Quizbowl Resource Center Database.

Unofficial scoresheets for Team Missouri are available on Google Docs.

Additional All-Star Selections

These students were also selected for 2024 Team Missouri, but were unable to attend the tournament:

Honorable Mentions

In addition to the above members of 2024 Team Missouri, MOQBA is pleased to recognize these students as Honorable Mentions:

Rising Stars

MOQBA also recognizes these students as Rising Stars: