ALBUQUERQUE(KRQE) – It’s back on. The Mountain West and Missouri Valley Challenge for men’s basketball has been revived and will feature head to head match ups between ten Mountain West and ten Missouri Valley Conference teams. Each conference gets to host five games each season. The University of New Mexico Lobos are one of the teams hosting in the series return.
The Lobos will face Loyola November 18. Match ups are based on a variety of factors such as previous year records and RPI. The previous Basketball Challenge ran from 2009 to 2013. The Mountain West has a 22 and 13 record in the series.