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UVI Basketball Classic Set for October 26 – 28

The University of the Virgin Islands Classic is slated to run from October 26-28, 2018 at the Sports and Fitness Center in St. Thomas. The UVI Classic will feature Xavier University, Keiser University, and the University of the Virgin Islands.

The UVI Basketball Classic will get off to a start on Friday, October 26, when Xavier University’s Gold Rush will face Keiser University’s Seahawks. On Saturday, October 27 at 7:00 pm, Keiser University’s Seahawks will face the University of the Virgin Islands’ Buccaneers. The final match of the UVI Classic begins at 2 pm on Sunday, October 28, when Xavier University’s Gold Rush will compete against the University of the Virgin Islands’ Buccaneers.

Xavier University hails out of New Orleans, Louisiana. In the year 2017-2018, Xavier University made it to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) tournament and ranked 22nd nationally.

Keiser University hails out of West Palm Beach, Florida. They also made it to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) tournament in 2017-2018 in which they ranked 25th nationally.

The University of the Virgin Islands community, as well as the general public, are invited to attend and show our Buccaneer pride in support of our men’s basketball team.

The admission is $5 – age 13 and above and $3 – age 12 and under.

For more information, contact the Public Relations Office at 340-693-1059 or email pr@uvi.edu.