PRINCETON, N.J. – Officials of the Cancun Challenge at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico have announced the game details for this year’s women’s basketball tournament slated for Nov. 27-29.
Eight teams comprise the tournament field, including six squads that made postseason appearances last season. Montana (WNIT First Round) will make its third trip to the Cancun Challenge, while Hartford, Florida State (NCAA Second Round), and Washington (WNIT Quarterfinals) will each make their second. Charlotte (WNIT First Round), Furman (WNIT First Round), Princeton (WNIT Second Round) and Wake Forest round out the field.
Each team will play one game per day (three total) from Nov. 27-29. Florida State, Furman, Hartford and Washington will compete in the Challenge’s Riviera Tournament, with Charlotte, Montana and Wake Forest joining the Tigers in the Mayan Tournament.
Princeton opens tournament play against Wake Forest on Thursday, Nov. 27. The Orange & Black will then face Montana (11/28) before closing things out against Charlotte on Nov. 29.
The resort’s convention center ballroom is converted into an arena during the tournament, providing fans an intimate environment to enjoy the games.
For more information on the Cancun Challenge, please visit the tournament website (www.cancunchallenge.net).
2014 CANCUN CHALLENGE SCHEDULE
Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
Furman vs. Hartford, 12 p.m. (CT)
Washington vs. Florida State, 2:30 p.m. (CT)
Montana vs. Charlotte, 5 p.m. (CT)
Wake Forest vs. Princeton, 7:30 p.m. (CT)
Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
Florida State vs. Furman, 12 p.m. (CT)
Hartford vs. Washington, 2:30 p.m. (CT)
Princeton vs. Montana, 5 p.m. (CT)
Charlotte vs. Wake Forest, 7:30 p.m. (CT)
Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014
Furman vs. Washington, 12 p.m. (CT)
Hartford vs. Florida State, 2:30 p.m. (CT)
Wake Forest vs. Montana, 5 p.m. (CT)
Princeton vs. Charlotte, 7:30 p.m. (CT)