WKU basketball to play in the US Virgin Islands/Paradise Jam this season

According to a news release, Western Kentucky will open play in the 20th US Virgin Islands Paradise Jam on Friday November 22nd against Bowling Green at 8 pm Central time.

WKU will face either Illinois State or Cincinnati in its second game depending on the outcome of its matchup with Bowling Green. That contest will either be at 7:30 pm Central on November 24th in the semifinals or 5 pm on November 23rd in the consolation bracket.

Other schools in the eight team event are Valparaiso, Grand Canyon, Fordham and Nevada. The championship game is slated for 8 pm on November 25th.