Caribbean Challenge schedule revised after Purdue cancellation
In light of Purdue Universityâ€™s decision to cancel travel to the Caribbean Challenge in Mexico, tournament officials revised the schedule. The team made the choice to stay home Tuesday night after Drey Mingo was hospitalized with meningitis.
â€œOur prayers are with the player, Purdue, teammates, and family members during this difficult time,â€ said Dave King, CEO of Triple Crown Sports, the producers of the Caribbean Challenge. â€œWe appreciate their complete openness in letting us know as much information as possible in making the best decision for all those involved. We also want to thank Montana and Florida Gulf Coast for agreeing so quickly to play each other to fill in for Purdue.â€
The Boilermakers were scheduled to play the University of Montana on Thursday at 10pm EST and Florida Golf Coast on Friday at 7:30pm EST. Tournament officials cancelled both Purdue games.
The revised schedule:
Thursday, Nov. 25
Hartford vs. Wisconsin Green Bay, Noon EST
Utah vs. Penn State, 2:30pm EST
Florida Gulf Coast vs. Virginia Tech, 5pm EST
James Madison vs. Iowa, 7:30pm EST
Friday, Nov. 26
Utah vs. Hartford, Noon EST
Penn State vs. Wisconsin Green Bay, 2:30pm EST
*Montana vs. James Madison, 5pm EST
*Virginia Tech vs. Iowa, 7:30pm EST
Saturday, Nov. 27
*Florida Gulf Coast vs. Montana, 10:30am EST
Green Bay Wisconsin vs. Utah, 1pm EST
Hartford vs. Penn State, 3:30pm EST
*Denotes schedule changes.