The Eastern Kentucky Colonels will play in the 2018 Paradise Jam event in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Here is a release from EKU:
RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky's men's basketball team will play in the 2018 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam.
The field of eight will play three games each. The tentative dates for the event are Nov. 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2018. Complete pairings will not be announced until the summer of 2018.
"We are thrilled to be participating in the 2018 Paradise Jam," Head Coach Dan McHale said. "I have been fortunate enough to participate in it twice and can't wait to take the Colonels to the Virgin Islands."
Accommodations, ground travel and ticket packages will be available for Colonel fans through Basketball Travelers, Inc.
The eight participants in last year's field included Seton Hall, Illinois State, Old Dominion, Clemson, Gardner-Webb, LSU, Weber State and Nevada. The 2015 field includes DePaul, Florida State, Hofstra, Indiana State, Norfolk State, Ohio, South Carolina and Tulsa.
"We will play against top-notch competition and our players and fans will be treated to an amazing experience," said McHale. "We look forward for the EKU faithful joining us and being a part of something special."
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