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Times for the 2009 Cancun Challenge games have been set

As announced by the media office:


The Wildcats will take on the Cleveland State Vikings at 4:30 p.m. ET in Cancun on Nov. 24. The winner of the -Cleveland State game will take on the winner of the Stanford-Virginia game on Nov. 25 at 9:30 p.m. ET. The losers will play prior to that at 7:00 p.m. ET. All games will be played at the Moon Palace Resort in Cancun.


The tournament schedule for games in Cancun is as follows:


Nov. 24


Florida A&M vs Rider, 11:00 AM ET
Oral Roberts vs. Sam Houston State, 1:30 PM ET
Kentucky vs. Cleveland State, 4:30 PM ET
Virginia vs. Stanford, 7:00 PM ET


Nov. 25


Florida A&M-Rider loser vs.Oral Roberts-Sam Houston State loser, 1:30 PM ET
Florida A&M-Rider winner vs. Oral Roberts-Sam Houston State winner, 4:00 PM ET
Kentucky-Cleveland St. loser vs. Virginia-Stanford loser, 7:00 PM ET
Kentucky-Cleveland St. winner vs. Virginia-Stanford winner, 9:30 PM ET


Seating is limited for this exclusive event, and all fans must book travel packages through Triple Crown Sports or a designated travel agency for admission into games in Cancun. Games in Cancun will be played November 24 and 25. For travel packages and information, contact Melissa Koza at 970.672.0567 or or visit the website at .

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