HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point University women’s basketball team is headed to the U.S. Virgin Islands to participate in the Paradise Jam Tournament. High Point will partake in the Reef bracket, which begins on Thursday, Nov. 23 and runs through Nov. 25.
The Panthers will head into the Paradise Jam Tournament with a 3-1 record, coming off a three-game win streak at home.
“I’m really excited about how we’re playing right now and the momentum we have after the win against Wofford,” HPU Head Coach Chelsea Banbury said. “The competition in these games is going to be a good test to see where we are at and I’m excited to see our girls step up to the challenge.”
High Point’s first matchup will be against South Florida on Thursday Nov. 23 at 6:45 p.m. This will be the third meeting between the two programs. The first meeting dates to the 2004-05 season in Tampa, Fla. High Point lost both matchups in 2005 and in 2022. HPU will be looking to grab their first win of the tournament on Thanksgiving Day. The Bulls are 4-1 as they head into the tournament.
On Friday, Nov. 24, HPU will take on No. 12 Texas at 9 p.m. This is the second ranked opponent High Point has faced this season. The Longhorns and the Panthers have yet to meet prior to the Paradise Jam. Texas is 4-0 on the season heading into this tournament.
High Point will play its last game of the tournament on Saturday, Nov. 25 against Arizona State at 6:45 p.m. This will be the first meeting between the Sun Devils and the Panthers. The Arizona State Sun Devils are 4-1 heading into the Virgin Islands.
A champion will be crowned after the final game on Saturday.
All games will be streamed on ESPN + and live stats can be viewed here.
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