Gonzaga debate team headed to the 'Big Dance' of college debate competition

While Gonzaga’s men’s basketball team is primed for a Sweet 16 appearance this Sunday, another university squad will also compete this weekend in a different national tournament.

Molly Martin and Avalyn Hine, Gonzaga’s top debate team, picked up a top district qualifying slot for the 75th annual National Debate Tournament (NDT) hosted by Harvard Debate.

The NDT was cancelled for the first time last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said Glen Frappier, the team’s coach and Gonzaga’s director of forensics. With pandemic restrictions in mind, debaters will compete virtually starting today through Tuesday, March 30. Many debates will be livestreamed; information will be posted on the tournament’s Facebook

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