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Ohio Men’s Basketball Releases Virgin Islands Tournament Schedule

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Ohio Bobcats men’s basketball announced they will be participating in the 2015 Ezybonds U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam. Joining them will be DePaul, Florida State, Hofstra, Indiana State, Norfolk State, South Carolina, and Tulsa.

The tournament, hosted by the University of the Virgin Islands, is held annually the week before Thanksgiving. The Jam is a single-elimination tournament, however, each participant is guaranteed to play three games. The Bobcats open up against Tulsa; the winner will play the victor of the Norfolk State and Indiana State matchup.

Past winners include Marquette, Connecticut, and Maryland. This is the first time Ohio has participated in the tournament.