Be Careful Student Sports Reporters, Your School May Have an In-Game Tweet Limit

Journalists are currently abuzz about the University of Washington men’s basketball team– not for its play but for how it’s allowed to be covered. Athletics officials at the school recently told a local sports reporter to stop live-tweeting so much during an early season game. The weird warning revealed a new official rule instituted for all live coverage of UW games by outside press– 20 tweets tops at basketball games and no more than 45 tweets during football games. It is the latest sports reporting body blow at the college level brought to light this semester.

Daily Tar Heel vs. Duke Chronicle: UNC-Duke Basketball Buzzer Beater (@DailyTarHeel @DukeChronicle)

As of dawn this morning, here are the main stories on The Daily Tar Heel and The Duke Chronicle websites recounting last night’s down-to-the-wire wowzer between Duke University and the University of North Carolina.