16th annual Junkanoo Jam in Bimini

EIGHT Division-I women’s college basketball teams will compete in the 16th annual Junkanoo Jam at Gateway Christian Academy in Bimini November 22-24.

The tournament field will be split into two divisions of four teams, the Junkanoo and Bimini Divisions, and each division will crown a champion. Florida State, Iowa, Oklahoma, and Tennessee all return to the Bahamas as past Junkanoo Jam champions, with Oklahoma winning most recently in 2015.

The Junkanoo Division features Clemson, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and UAB. The Clemson Tigers and Tennessee Lady Vols will tip off at 3pm November 22, followed by UAB and Oklahoma at 5:15pm.

Losing teams will return to Gateway the following day to compete for third place with tipoff scheduled for 7:45pm.

The Bimini Division will tip off November 23 and feature Eastern Kentucky, Florida State, Iowa, and West Virginia. Eastern Kentucky and Florida State will compete in the opening game at 3pm followed by West Virginia and Iowa at 5:15pm. Competition concludes November 24 with the third-place game at 4:15pm and the championship game at 6:45pm.


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