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Tournament Date: November 21-25, 2010 Follow the Cancun events on Facebook and Twitter
No. 11 Missouri wins the 2010 Cancun Challenge
Playa del Carmen, Mexico – Missouri guard and tournament MVP Marcus Denmon scored a team-high 21 points as the No. 11 Tigers won the 2010 Cancun Challenge in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, at the Aventura Spa Palace resort.

The game was tied at 41-41 at halftime, but Missouri used an 11-2 run in the second to seal the win over La Salle, 83-71. The Tigers led by as much as 17 points in the second half.

Ricardo Ratliff added 14 points for the Tigers and was named to the All-Tournament team.

La Salle guards Ruben Guillandeaux and Earl Pettis each scored 13 points for the Explorers who fall to 4-2 on the season.

Five players were named to the Riviera division All-Tournament Team and one Tournament MVP.

Riviera Division All-Tournament Team
Vincent Council – Providence
Amath M’baye – Wyoming
Ruben Guillandeaux – La Salle
Aaric Murray – La Salle
Ricardo Ratliffe – Missouri

Tournament MVP
Marcus Denmon - Missouri

Mayan Division All-Tournament Team
Matt Lander – Western Illinois
Trant Simpson – Prairie View A&M
Kevin Thompson – Morgan State
Aric Brooks – Morgan State
Jimmy Williams – North Florida

Tournament MVP
Jerron Granberry – North Florida

 All-tournament admission passes on sale beginning October 1, 2010. The tournament passes cost $220 per day and provide general admission entry to all eight men's basketball games played November 23 and 24, 2010. Call Melissa at 970-672-0567 or email at to purchase a tournament pass. Fans who purchased a fan package already have their game admission included in their fan package.

Games Dates: November 23 and 24, 2010
2010 Participants
(Cancun Divisions)
Riviera Division
La Salle
Mayan Division
Morgan State
North Florida
Prairie View A&M
Western Illinois
 Tournament Bracket
Thursday, Nov. 18, Played in U.S.
Providence 77, Morgan State 55 
La Salle 88, Prairie View A&M 74 
Missouri 66, Western Illinois 61 
North Florida 76, Wyoming 60 
Saturday, Nov. 20, Played in U.S.
La Salle 79, Morgan State 74 
Missouri 96, North Florida 58 
Providence 78, Prairie View A&M 62 
Wyoming 64, Western Illinois 55 
Tuesday, Nov. 23, Played at Aventura Palace
Aventura Palace is on Central Time
North Florida  84, Prairie View A&M 66 
Morgan State 72, Western Illinois 53 
La Salle 84, Providence  73 
Missouri  72, Wyoming 62 
Wednesday, Nov. 24, Played at Aventura Palace
Aventura Palace is on Central Time
Western Illinois 69, Prairie View A&M 63 
North Florida 59, Morgan State  52 
Providence  84, Wyoming 77 
Missouri 83, La Salle 71 

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