Women's Basketball

Opponents announced for 2014 Paradise Jam

Senior Raven Ferguson and the Buckeyes will play Clemson, Wichita State and FGCU.
Senior Raven Ferguson and the Buckeyes will play Clemson, Wichita State and FGCU.

June 20, 2014

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Divisions and opponents have been announced for the 15th annual Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The women’s tournaments are held the annually the week of Thanksgiving with the 2014 dates being November 27-29 at the University of the Virgin Islands in St. Thomas, USVI.

The Buckeyes will face Clemson on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27 at 1:15 p.m. ET, Wichita State Nov. 28 at 1:15 p.m. ET and Florida Golf Coast Nov. 29 at 3:30 p.m. ET.

The Buckeyes have faced Clemson just once, a 73-67 loss way back in 1984, and will be meeting WSU and FGCU for the first time.

Reef Division Tournament Teams:
Illinois
Kentucky
Oklahoma
South Florida

Island Division Tournament Teams:
Clemson
Florida Gulf Coast
Ohio State
Wichita State

The Paradise Jam, held annually at the University of the Virgin Islands, has become one of the premier pre-season destination tournaments for men’s and women's basketball. It is a multiple team event (MTE) tournament, counting only two of the three games against participants’ 29 allotted games. Hosted at the $11 million state-of-the-art UVI Sports and Fitness Center, Paradise Jam attracts thousands of tourists to the U.S. Virgin Islands each year while immersing participating fans and teams in the culture and natural beauty that has made the U.S. Virgin Islands one of the premier destinations in the Caribbean.


 

 

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