Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Cats play Howard in Cancun Challenge

The Catamounts have one final opportunity to pick up a win in the Cancun Challenge.  WCU will play the Howard University Bison, who have an equally poor 0-3 tournament record, and are 0-4 for the season.  Game time is at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.

The Bison, of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), has dropped games to Iowa, Wichita State, and Gardner-Webb, all in the Triple Crown Cancun Challenge, while the Cats were dropping games to Wichita State, Western Kentucky, and Austin Peay in the same tournament.   Howard also lost it's season opener to Division II Lincoln University.

The Bison, have been plagued by injuries, and in the game against Gardner-Webb, played their second game without the services of senior guard and team leader Calvin Thompson and reserve center Oliver Ellison and reserve guard/forward Tre Lee.

One of these two teams will leave Mexico with their first tournament game win, as well as, first Division I win of the season.   Ordinary I'd say it would be the Cats, but they continue to find new ways to lose games, even those they should win.