V.I. Men’s Team 1-2 as They Prepare For Second Match Against Dominican Republic

The V.I. senior men’s national basketball team is 1-2 after a loss to Canada as they prepare to face the Dominican Republic for a second time in the Bahamas at the International Basketball Federation’s World Cup Qualifiers for the Americas.

The V.I. lost a tough first contest to the Dominican Republic, 99-89, on Nov. 24. They defeated the Bahamas, 93-85, on Nov. 27, but lost to Canada on Thursday, 118-89.

Their second match against the Dominican Republic will take place in Nassau on Sunday, Feb. 25. The game will be broadcast live on FIBA Youtube, FIBA facebook and FoxSports.

The members of the the current edition of the V.I.’s national team are Khalid Gerrard, Walter Hodge, LaRon Smith, Jamaal Samuel, Xavier Richards, Johnathan Gray, Deon Edwin and Georgio Milligan.

For more information, visit http://www.fiba.basketball/basketballworldcup/2019/americas-qualifiers.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Support the VI Source

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall - we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. Our sites are more popular than ever, but advertising revenues are falling - so you can see why we could use your help. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. If everybody who appreciates our reporting efforts were to help fund it for as little as $1, our future would be much more secure. Thanks in advance for your support!