IU Women's Basketball to play Pittsburgh, Colorado State in Cancun
May 31, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana women's basketball team will travel to Cancun, Mexico to participate in the Caribbean Classic presented by Triple Crown Sports on Dec. 20-21 this upcoming season. The Hoosiers will take on Colorado State and Pittsburgh during the two-day event.
"We are thrilled to be going to Cancun to play some unbelievable competition in Pittsuburgh and Colorado State," Head Coach Felisha Legette-Jack said. "Our young ladies play over the course of two semesters and it is really neat to extend an opportunity for them to play in great weather at a beautiful resort during winter break. We are excited, thrilled and humbled by this opportunity that our administration is allowing us to partake in."
Travel packages are available for Hoosier fans that wish to join the team in Mexico. Packages include accommodations for a four-night stay at the Moon Palace Resort, which is an all-inclusive ocean front property that provides all food and beverages as well as offer a number of activities that take place on the resort. The Moon Palace Resort has 14 restaurants to choose from as well as 24-hour room service. The package also includes admission into the tournament, round trip transfers to and from the Cancun airport as well as all taxes, tips and gratuities. Airfare is not included in the package price.
Colorado State won in its only meeting with Indiana in a 75-63 decision in Bloomington on Dec. 6, 1997. CSU hails from the Mountain West Conference. The Hoosiers own a 4-3 series advantage over Pittsburgh out of the BIG EAST. This season's meeting between IU and the Panthers will be the first since Indiana won at Pittsburgh to open the 1983-84 season, 65-63.
For more information on the tournament as well as fan package pricing visit tccollegesports.net.
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