2009 World Vision Challenge


LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The Wyoming Cowboy Basketball team will host the 2009 World Vision Challenge over Thanksgiving weekend. The tournament will be played at the Arena-Auditorium from Friday through Sunday and will feature two games each day. The Cowboys will welcome Pepperdine, Hampton and Monmouth to the tournament.

The Cowboys will open the tournament against Monmouth on Friday at 7:30 p.m., will then play Hampton on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and will finally play Pepperdine on Sunday at 3 p.m.

  • Schedule/Tie-Breaker Info

    Multimedia coverage of each game is listed below...

  • Friday, Nov. 27 - Hampton vs. Pepperdine (H), 4:30 p.m. MT
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  • Friday, Nov. 27 - Monmouth vs. Wyoming (H), 7:30 p.m. MT
    Live Stats, Listen to live game audio, Watch live postgame video press conference
    Complete Game Statistics in PDF Format Get Acrobat Reader , Game Recap

  • Saturday, Nov. 28 - Pepperdine vs. Monmouth (H), 4:30 p.m. MT
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  • Saturday, Nov. 28 - Hampton vs. Wyoming (H), 7:30 p.m. MT
    Live Stats, Listen to live game audio, Watch live postgame video press conference
    Complete Game Statistics in PDF Format Get Acrobat Reader , Game Recap

  • Sunday, No. 29 - Monmouth vs. Hampton (H), 12 p.m. MT
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  • Sunday, No. 29 - Pepperdine vs. Wyoming (H), 3 p.m. MT
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    Complete Game Statistics in PDF Format Get Acrobat Reader , Game Recap

    The naming rights to the tournament were donated to World Vision byBasketball Travelers, Inc. As a Christian humanitarian organization, WorldVision aims to contribute to a 75 percent reduction in malaria cases, withthe end goal of nearly zero preventable malaria deaths by 2015. WorldVision works in 62 malaria-endemic countries, 23 of which are insub-Saharan Africa.

    "Malaria is one of the leading causes of death for children under 5 in thedeveloping world, resulting in approximately 750,000 child deaths peryear--or one every 40 seconds," said Craig Jaggers, World Vision's policyadvisor for malaria. "Basketball nets and bed nets are a great way ofbringing together college students with vulnerable children around theworld." More information is available at www.endmalaria.org.