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Catamount Basketball Coaches' Luncheons Return January 15

Jan. 3, 2013

Cullowhee, N.C. - Western Carolina athletics today announced the remaining dates for five Catamount Basketball Coaches' Luncheons that will be held locally at O'Malley's Bar & Grill in Sylva through the 2012-13 men's and women's basketball season. Both WCU head coaches Larry Hunter and Karen Middleton will be on-hand to discuss their respective basketball teams.

O'Malley's Bar & Grill in Sylva will host the lunch-time social that will include video highlights, chalk talk and question/answer sessions with both head coaches. Patrons are invited to order off a special O'Malley's menu, or to enjoy many of the local establishment's long-time favorites during the basketball-themed gathering.

Each luncheon is scheduled to begin at 11:45 am with both coaches arriving for a brief meet-and-greet with the official program beginning just after Noon and concluding around 1:00 pm.

The first event tipped off back on Thursday, Dec. 6, in the only pre-holiday gathering. The luncheons resume in 2013 with a move to Tuesday's with one Wednesday date (Feb. 27) beginning January 15 and alternating every other week through the final week of the regular season just before the teams converge on Asheville, N.C., for the Southern Conference Basketball Championships.

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

Dates for the 2012-13 Catamount Basketball Coaches' Luncheons:
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Tuesday, March 5, 2013