Tournament officials have announced game times for the 2017 Men’s Cancun Challenge at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. The tournament features four teams in the Mayan Division (Binghamton, Montana State, CSUN and Southeast Missouri) and four teams in the Riviera Division (George Mason, LA Tech, Fresno State and Evansville).
Tournament play begins in the United States on Monday, November 13 and funnels down to Mexico as all eight teams meet up in paradise Nov. 21-22. All Riviera Division games in Mexico will be televised live on CBS Sports Network. Streaming options for the Mayan Division games will be released soon.
All games are ET and played in the modified convention center at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. Home team is listed second:
Tuesday, Nov. 21
Montana State vs. Binghamton 12:30 p.m. ET
CSUN vs. Southeast Missouri 3 p.m. ET
LA Tech vs. George Mason 6 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network)
Evansville vs. Fresno State 8:30 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network)
Wednesday, Nov. 22
Mayan Third Place 12:30 p.m. ET
Mayan Championship 3 p.m. ET
Riviera Third Place 6 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network)
Riviera Championship 8:30 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network)
Seating is limited for this exclusive event, and all fans should book land travel packages through Triple Crown Sports for admission into games in Mexico. Travel packages are the only way to guarantee admission to games at this time. For travel package information, contact Sarah Sullivan by phone at 970-672-0533 or by email at email@example.com, or visit the website at www.cancunchallenge.net.
The 2017 tournament will mark the 10th year of the men’s Cancun Challenge. Two champions (Wisconsin, 2013 and Wichita State, 2012) reached the NCAA Final Four that same season.
About Triple Crown Sports
Based in Fort Collins, CO., Triple Crown Sports has been producing events in youth athletics and the college ranks for more than 30 years. TCS runs both the Preseason and Postseason WNIT basketball events and produces the men’s and women’s Cancun Challenge tournaments in November, which have been recognized by Sports Illustrated as a top-5 destination tournament for D-I basketball programs. Triple Crown is also rolling out new “WNIT” concepts in D-I softball and volleyball, beginning in 2017. TCS youth fastpitch tournaments (including the 1,000-team Sparkler/Fireworks event) draw the nation’s finest club programs, and hundreds of college coaches attend TCS events for recruiting purposes.