Illini to Play in 2014 Paradise Jam
March 25, 2014
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois women's basketball team will compete in the 2014 Ezybonds Global Payments U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam over Thanksgiving weekend, head coach Matt Bollant announced Tuesday. It will be the Illini's first Paradise Jam appearance in the program's 41-year history.
The Illini will join Ohio State, Clemson, Kentucky, Mississippi State, Oklahoma, South Florida and Wichita State at the event, which will feature two four-team pools. Each team will play the three other teams in its pool Nov. 27-29 at the $11 million, state-of-the-art University of the Virgin Islands' Sports and Fitness Center.
Fans can purchase travel packages through tournament organizer Basketball Travelers Inc., online.