The Kentucky Wildcats took home the Island Division Championship and move to 7-0 on the season and the University of Connecticut was crowned the champion of the Reef Division.
The women's side of Paradise Jam tipped off on Thanksgiving day at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center and provided an action packed day of basketball with three dominating victories and one close contest.
Aliyah Boston, a St. Thomas native who ESPN has designated the No. 3 ranked high school women's basketball recruit in the country, has chosen the University of South Carolina to spend the next four years.
Women to take the court Thursday for the 2018 Paradise Jam and the quality of basketball should be exceptional. Team’s participating in the women's side come to St. Thomas with a combined 25-3 record.
These are the scores of the Week 4 games and the schedule for the next games planned for Nov. 25.
Missouri was able to defeat Oregon State 69-63 and Kansas State dispatched Penn 64-48 in Paradise Jame action Sunday night at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center.
Virgin Islands National Track and Field Team members are ending the second year of the fourth year of what is known as the Olympiad (years between Olympic Games). These include professionals and student athletes, among others. Some of them have recently completed the cross-country season and are preparing for the indoor season.
The UVI Buccaneers led by as many as 23 as they handled Johnson University. Old Dominion ran a 22-0 stretch to beat Kennesaw State handily, and Northern Iowa defeated Old Dominion, 90-85
Close competition was the common theme of the day, as three of Friday's four opening games were decided by seven points or fewer.
Paradise Jam returns to St. Thomas tomorrow afternoon after a year hiatus forced by damage from Hurricane Irma and Maria.