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    April 7, 2022 Lynchburg, Va. RSS |

    Liberty men’s basketball has accepted an invitation to play in the 2022 Cancun Challenge. The tournament will take place from Nov. 22-23 at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. Joining Liberty in the 15th annual Cancun Challenge is Auburn, Bradley, Northwestern, Eastern Michigan, Purdue Fort Wayne, Southern Miss and Winthrop.

    This is the second time Liberty has participated in the Cancun Challenge, as the Flames will tip-off the event and face Northwestern in the Riviera Division. This will be the third meeting between Liberty and Northwestern and first since 2009. Last season, Northwestern finished the year with a 15-16 record and a 7-13 record in the Big Ten Conference.

    Teams and fans stay in well-appointed rooms at the HRH, within comfortable walking distance to the game arena and multiple options to enjoy food, drink and nightlife at this gated, secure setting. Fan packages include a four-night minimum stay with option to secure more nights at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. For more details, and explore options here.

    About Triple Crown Sports

    Based in Fort Collins, CO., Triple Crown Sports has been producing youth, high school and college events for 40 years. TCS runs both the preseason and postseason WNIT basketball events and produces the men’s and women’s DI Cancun Challenge tournaments in November. Triple Crown is also powering “WNIT” concept events in D-I softball (NISC) and volleyball (NIVC), with those two events debuting in 2017. Triple Crown’s PV College Challenge features 8-10 of the top DI college softball teams in the country each year in Puerto Vallarta, MX. TC 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. TCS produces one of the largest youth baseball events in the world with the 650-team Omaha SlumpBuster during the College World Series. The Triple Crown Volleyball NIT has become the top-recruited club volleyball event in the country each February when 550 teams compete in Kansas City, MO.