Pairings Announced for Paradise Jam


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Edmonds, WA - Game times and pairings for the 2001 U.V.I. Paradise
Men's Basketball Tournament in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands were
announced Monday by Basketball Travelers, Inc., the tournament's
organizers.


Clemson, which will participate in the tournament Nov. 17-20 to open
the 2001-02 season, will play Morris Brown in the opening round of
the tournament on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 8:00 PM. In the second round,
the Tigers will face La Salle on Monday, Nov. 19 at 5:30 PM.


Clemson, La Salle and Robert Morris are paired together in the "St.
John" Bracket, which opposes the "St. Thomas" bracket, which will
consist of UAB, Eastern Michigan and Miami (FL). Each team will play
the other two teams in its bracket, with the bracket winners playing
for the championship on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Each team is guaranteed of
playing three games in the tournament. There will be two consolation
games also played on Nov. 20.


All the games will be played at the University of the Virgin Islands
Sport and Fitness Center (SFC). The brand new, state-of-the-art,
air-conditioned facility seats 2,500. The SFC is the largest indoor
venue of its kind in the Eastern Caribbean and has two levels,
measuring more than 64,000 square feet. The venue is equipped with an
official size portable wooden floor, a training room, weight room,
locker rooms and a concession area.


Paradise Jam Schedule

Saturday, Nov. 17
	UAB vs. Eastern Michigan	5:30 PM
	Clemson vs. Morris Brown	8:00 PM
Sunday, Nov. 18
	La Salle vs. Morris Brown	5:30 PM
	Miami (FL) vs. Eastern Michigan	8:00 PM
Monday, Nov. 19
	Clemson vs. La Salle	5:30 PM
	Miami (FL) vs. UAB	8:00 PM
Tuesday, Nov. 20
	Consolation game	TBA
	Consolation game	TBA
	Championship game	TBA

All times Eastern Standard Time

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