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Men's and Women's Basketball Coaches' Luncheons Begin Tuesday

Nov. 4, 2013

Cullowhee, N.C. - Western Carolina University athletics today announced the dates for the Catamount Basketball Head Coaches' Luncheons held locally at O'Malley's Bar & Grill in Sylva for the 2013-14 men's and women's basketball season. WCU will tip-off the popular event tomorrow, Tuesday, November 5.

Both Catamount head coaches Larry Hunter and Karen Middleton will be on hand to discuss their respective basketball teams. The luncheons are scheduled to begin at 11:45 a.m. beginning with a brief meet-and-greet with the official program beginning just after noon and concluding around 1:00 pm.

O'Malley's Bar & Grill in Sylva will again host the lunch-time social that will include chalk talk and question/answer sessions with both head coaches. Patrons are invited to enjoy the event's special lunch buffet for just $9, or are welcome to order off O'Malley's menu during the basketball-themed gathering.

The luncheons are set for the first Tuesday of each month through the final week of the regular season just before the teams converge on Asheville, N.C., for the Southern Conference Basketball Championships.

Western Carolina's men's basketball team opens their season this Friday in the Ramsey Center as they host Wittenberg at 7pm. The Catamount women will also tip-off the season Friday on the road against future Southern Conference opponent Mercer in Macon, Ga.

For tickets or more information about Catamount Basketball, log onto or call 800-34-GOWCU.