UNR Debate Team Wins National Title

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RENO, Nev. (AP) - The University of Nevada, Reno debate team is coming home victorious from the National Parliamentary Debate Association's National Championship Tournament.

UNR's team was crowned the season sweepstakes national champion following the tournament held in Flagstaff, Ariz., that concluded over the weekend.

Coach Phil Sharp says points were earned over the entire debate season. UNR's ranking beat out 189 other teams.

He says the top three teams were separated by less than five points. Cedarville University in Ohio placed second. Concordia University Irvine in California was third.