The US Virgin Islands Men’s National Basketball Team defeated James Madison University, 96-71, Wednesday night to conclude the Paradise Jam Summer Tour. It was the first time in 15 years that the team had played on St. Thomas.
On Aug. 21, the entire team and staff departed for Trinidad and Tobago for the CONCACAF Caribbean Women’s U-17 Qualifier. They are placed in Group A with Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada and Curacao.
In the midst of Saturday’s professional boxing card, Julian “The Hawk” Jackson’s camp took time between matches to honor the Boxing Hall of Famer with a replica of his first title belt, which was stolen after he won it in the late 1980s.
In the second consecutive game between the Dukes of James Madison and the Brock Badgers, it was the Badgers who prevailed Monday night, notching a 78-75 victory at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center.
Over 800 nominations of martial arts experts were received to be inducted into the AMAA Who’s Who Legends Hall of Fame. Grandmaster Jerry Otto was one of 250 who were selected for this honor.
The Dukes of James Madison University opened their campaign in the Paradise Jam Summer Tour with victories over a par of Canadian college basketball teams – the Brock University Badgers and the Carelton Ravens.
In preparation for the 2017 AmeriCup, the Virgin Islands Senior Men’s National Basketball Team will host James Madison University on Wednesday at UVI.
This is the schedule for the 10 Paradise Jam Basketball Summer Tour games to be played on St. Thomas.
Eddie Lovett represented the Virgin Islands in the IAAF World Championships in London this past weekend and became the first V.I. 110-meter hurdler to advance to the semi-finals with a season best of 13.41.
Making some history, the Virgin Islands Women’s National Basketball Team defeated 8th ranked Brazil in overtime, 67-60.