UVI HBCU Basketball Classic is scheduled to be held on the Orville E. Kean Campus in the Elridge Wilbur Blake Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas.  The event opens with three games on Thursday, Nov. 3, four additional games on Friday, Nov. 4, and four games on Saturday, Nov. 5.  The event begins the first weekend in November and coincides with the university’s Homecoming festivities throughout the week.

 The event will open with Buc Night on Thursday, Nov. 3. Friday, Nov. 4, will be USVI High School Senior Night & Greek Night. All USVI high school seniors will be admitted to that day’s slate of games for free when they submit a university application to UVI or any of the other five institutions with a team playing at the HBCU Classic. Students who are not seniors will pay a reduced entry fee of $5.00.     

On Saturday, Nov. 5, will be the UVI Athletics Hall of Fame Night where UVI will celebrate and welcome all members of the Athletics Hall of Fame.        

Tickets may be purchased at https://lnkd.in/eNgr2Riu. Tickets are $15.00 per day or buy a UVI HBCU basketball Classic tournament pass and attend all of the games for just $30.00! Admissions are free to all UVI students.

There will be nightly halftime giveaway prizes sponsored by Adidas.

For more information, visit www.uviathletics.com or contact athletics@uvi.edu.   



12 p.m. | Philander Smith vs. Florida National (women)  

5 p.m. | Southern–New Orleans at UVI (women)  

7:30 p.m. | Southern–New Orleans at UVI (men)  


12 p.m. | Southern–New Orleans vs. Florida National (women)  

2:30 p.m. | Southern–New Orleans vs. St. Thomas (men)  

5:30 p.m. | Philander Smith at UVI (women)  

8 p.m. | Warner at UVI (men)  


11 a.m. | Philander Smith vs. Southern–New Orleans (women)  

1:30 p.m. | Southern–New Orleans vs. Warner (men)  

4 p.m. | Florida National at UVI (women)  

6:30 p.m. | St. Thomas at UVI (men)