Men's Basketball
Final pairings for Cancun Challenge

Sept. 18, 2008


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Organizers of the Cancun Challenge have released the final pairings for the event, which have the Commodores taking on the Drake Bulldogs at the Moon Palace Resort in Cancun, Mexico Nov. 29.

Vanderbilt’s two opening games in the tournament, home contests with Morehead State on Nov. 17 and Central Arkansas on November 26, had previously been released.

The Commodores will meet either New Mexico or VCU Nov. 30 at the Moon Palace Resort in Cancun, depending on the outcome of Vanderbilt’s game with Drake.

Game times have not yet been released.

Vanderbilt fans should be aware that game tickets are limited for this exclusive event, and all fans must book travel packages through Triple Crown Sports for admission into games. For travel packages and information, contact Melissa Koza at 970-223-6644 ext. 167 or e-mail her at

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Schedule of U.S.-based games

Nov. 16
Morehead State at Vanderbilt
Citadel at VCU

Nov. 19
South Dakota State at VCU
Morehead State at Drake

Nov. 20
Grambling at New Mexico

Nov. 22
Central Florida at New Mexico

Nov. 23
South Dakota State at Drake

Nov. 26
Central Arkansas at Vanderbilt

Games in CANCUN, Mexico
at Moon Palace resort

Nov. 29
Drake vs. Vanderbilt
VCU vs. New Mexico
Central Arkansas vs. Citadel
South Dakota State vs. Central Florida
Grambling vs. Morehead State

Nov. 30
Drake-Vanderbilt winner vs. VCU-New Mexico winner
Drake-Vanderbilt loser vs. VCU-New Mexico loser
Grambling vs. Citadel
Central Arkansas vs. South Dakota State
Morehead State vs. Central Florida



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