Liberty University’s Quiz Bowl team took first place in the Big South Conference Quiz Bowl Tournament held at LU on Saturday. This is Liberty’s fourth conference championship win in five years.
Other teams competing were Gardner-Webb, Coastal Carolina and Winthrop universities.
Liberty finished the tournament with a 5-1 record, defeating Gardner-Webb by a score of 270-65. Liberty’s team consists of all Honors Program students.
At Liberty, Quiz Bowl has been called the "varsity sport of the mind." Teams play games consisting of two, nine-minute halves by answering a variety of questions on literature, history, geography, government, the sciences, math, art, popular culture and sports.
Game 1: LU 220, Winthrop 55
2: LU 75, Coastal Carolina 155
3: LU 190, Gardner-Webb 100
4: LU 270, Winthrop 5
5: LU 120, Coastal Carolina 80
6: LU 260, Gardener-Webb 75