1987 NAC

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1987 National Academic Championship
Edited by National Academic Association
Champion Walnut Ridge
Runner-up Walt Whitman
Third Booker T. Washington (semifinalist)
Fourth Sullivan South (semifinalist)
High scorer
Site Ohio State University

Won by Walnut Ridge over Walt Whitman in a 340-260 final.

Field was 57 teams from 32 states and the Virgin Islands.

In the semifinals, Walt Whitman beat Booker T. Washington 320-285, and Walnut Ridge knocked off Sullivan South from Tennessee 395-340.

In the quarterfinals, Whitman beat George Washington of West Virginia, Booker T. Washington beat Indian Springs, Walnut Ridge defeated Urbandale of Iowa, and Sullivan South defeated Thomas Jefferson of Port Arthur, Texas.

Other teams in this tournament included West Charlotte, Irmo, State College, Eufaula, McAlester, and Muskogee from Oklahoma, and Washington of Fremont, California.

Mike Keller of Irmo joined the NAC Hall of Fame after this tournament.

A question from this tournament was "For what was former president Ulysses S. Grant arrested?"

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