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Phoenix Invites Fans in Return to Cancun Challenge

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
Release: July 25, 2012
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Green Bay will travel to Moon Palace Resort for the 2012 Cancun Challenge in Cancun, Mexico Nov. 22-24

By: Jill Wunrow

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - For the third consecutive season, the Green Bay women's basketball team will once again compete in a regular season tournament as it travels to Cancun, Mexico for the Cancun Challenge being held November 22-24.

Phoenix fans are invited to share in the experience at the Moon Palace Resort where Green Bay will play three games. James Madison, Minnesota, Missouri, Richmond and Wichita State along with two other teams to be announced at a later date will also be participating in the eight-team field.

This will be Green Bay's second time in three years participating in the Cancun Challenge. During the 2010-11 season the Phoenix went undefeated in the tournament, defeating Hartford (78-44), Penn State (78-74) and Utah (60-40). Green Bay's performance in the Cancun Challenge aided in the program's highest seed (5) in the NCAA Tournament, culminating with its first trip to the Sweet 16. To view a photo gallery of Green Bay's experience at the 2010 Cancun Challenge, click here.

Games will be played in the ballroom at the Moon Palace Resort. This is an all-inclusive, ocean front resort property that provides all food and beverages, activities on the resort and a quick walk from the beach to the basketball games.

The Triple Crown fan lodging and admission packages include the following:

  • Admission to all women's basketball games
  • Lodging at the Moon Palace Resort
  • Unlimited food and beverages (14 restaurants to choose from and 24 hour room service)
  • Round trip ground transfers to/from Cancun airport to Moon Palace
  • Resort credit per room for golf, spa services and optional tours
  • All taxes, tips and gratuities
  • Airfare to Cancun is NOT included in the package

For more information or to book your package call Melissa Koza at (970) 672-0567 or email at: Melissa@triplecrownsports.com. Additional tournament information and pricing is available here.


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Schedule Sponsor
Saturday , November 01
Women's Basketball 
vs. Michigan Tech (Exhibition)
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Thursday , November 06
Women's Basketball 
vs. UW-Oshkosh (Exhibition)
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Saturday , November 15
Women's Basketball 
at Marquette
1:00 PM
Milwaukee, Wis.
Monday , November 17
Women's Basketball 
at Vanderbilt
7:00 PM
Nashville, Tenn.
Wednesday, November 19
Women's Basketball 
at Purdue
4:30 PM
West Lafayette, Ind.
Saturday , November 22
Women's Basketball 
vs. Duquesne
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Friday , November 28
Women's Basketball 
at Georgia Tech
11:00 AM
Naples, Fla.
Saturday , November 29
Women's Basketball 
at Arizona State or Villanova
Naples, Fla.
Sunday , November 30
Women's Basketball 
at TBD
Naples, Fla.
Saturday , December 06
Women's Basketball 
vs. Western Michigan
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Wednesday, December 10
Women's Basketball 
at South Dakota State
7:00 PM
Brookings, S.D.
Saturday , December 13
Women's Basketball 
vs. Wisconsin
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Saturday , December 20
Women's Basketball 
vs. Vermont
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Sunday , December 28
Women's Basketball 
at Dayton
1:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
Saturday , January 03
Women's Basketball 
vs. Davenport
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.



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