ESPN Regional Television, Inc., a subsidiary of ESPN, in conjunction with the Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the State of Quintana Roo, announced  the creation of the Cancun Governor’s Cup, a men’s college basketball tournament in Cancun, Mexico, in December 2010.
The event will focus on supporting youth basketball initiatives within México.  During next year’s college basketball season, Cancun will host a single-game event in January with Virginia Tech facing off against Seton Hall.
“We are excited to host this event and showcase basketball in one of the world’s premier destinations,” said Clint Overby, senior director of events, ESPN Regional Television.