Basketball Travelers, Inc. has announced the field and opponents for the 2019 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam that will include the Indiana Women’s Basketball team. The tournament runs over the Thanksgiving holiday from November 28-30, 2019 in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.
The Hoosiers will play in the Paradise Jam Reef Division against defending national champion Baylor, South Carolina and Washington State. Indiana will face the Gamecocks, who advanced to the Sweet 16 last season, to open up play on Thursday, November 28. Day two on Friday, November 29 will have the Hoosiers matchup against the defending national champion Lady Bears while tournament play wraps up against the Cougars on Saturday, November 30.
IU returns to the Paradise Jam for the first time since 2007-08 and will make their third appearance overall. It also competed in the event in 2003-04. More information on the 2019 Paradise Jam can be found online at paradisejam.com.
The rest of the 2019-2020 schedule will be announced at a later date.
Paradise Jam Schedule
Thursday, November 28 – Indiana vs. South Carolina (9 p.m. ET)
Friday, November 29 – Indiana vs. Baylor (6:45 p.m. ET)
Saturday, November 30 – Indiana vs. Washington State (6:45 p.m. ET)