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Ingram to appear on ‘Jeopardy!’ Tournament of Champions

2005 graduate amassed more than $177,500 last summer on quiz show

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Ben Ingram with "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Ben Ingram, a 2005 Wofford College graduate, will appear in the “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions, which begins Monday (Nov. 10, 2014). He competes in Monday's quarter-final match.

Ingram, an IT consultant in Charlotte, N.C., who lives in Lake Wylie, S.C., went down as one of the long-running quiz show’s greatest champions – taking eight consecutive ins and amassing total winnings of $177,534, good for a ninth all-time total.

The Tournament of Champions is a two-week tournament that will run from Monday, Nov. 10, through Friday, Nov. 21.

Ingram, who was a member of the Wofford academic team when he was a student, is not at liberty to discuss how he did in the tournament, which was taped earlier this fall.

The show airs locally at 7:30 p.m. weeknights on WLOS-TV. (In other areas, check your local listings.)