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Basketball Tournament Leaves Puerto Vallarta Early

Teams in the Hardwood Tournament of Hope only had an opportunity to play one day out of the scheduled three in Puerto Vallarta before it was cancelled.

The second day of the tournament was canceled Wednesday because of a “facilities conflict” at the Puerto Vallarta Convention Center, no other details were given. Tournament officials were unsuccessful in finding a new venue to complete the tournament.

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The annual event raises awareness, support, and research for the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation.

This year’s tournament brought teams from Louisiana State University, Kansas State University, University of Texas at El Paso, and Santa Clara University for the games in Puerto Vallarta.

The first games of the tournaments on Tuesday were played, with Kansas State routing UTEP and Santa Clara edging LSU. Wednesday games were at first postponed, then cancelled.