Liberty to Host 2017 Paradise Jam
Sept. 29, 2017

By Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeMBB)

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Basketball Travelers, the organizer of the Paradise Jam, announced Friday (Sept. 29) that the 2017 tournament will be played at the Vines Center on the campus of Liberty University. The tournament, originally scheduled to be played on St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, was moved due to the impact of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

The tournament will be played Friday-Sunday, November 17-19. Wake Forest will play Drake in the opening round of the tournament on Friday at approximately 8:30 p.m. Other first round matchups are host Liberty vs. Mercer (noon), Houston vs. Drexel (30 minutes after Game 1) and Colorado vs. Quinnipiac (6:00 p.m.).

Fans can stream all the games of the men’s 2017 Paradise Jam live at With a FloPRO subscription, fans can watch all 12 games of the men’s 2017 Paradise Jam, in addition to having unlimited access to FloHoops’ extensive scouting and live streaming coverage of college and high school basketball and recruiting.

Fans who purchased travel packages and tickets directly through the Paradise Jam website for the Virgin Islands have been fully refunded. For more information about the 2017 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, visit

Complete Schedule (all times ET)
Nov. 17, 2017

Mercer vs. Liberty at Noon
Drexel vs. Houston at approx. 2:30 p.m.
Quinnipiac vs. Colorado at 6 p.m.
Drake vs. Wake Forest at approx. 8:30 p.m.

Nov. 18, 2017
Loser #1 vs. Loser #2 at Noon
Loser #3 vs. Loser #4 at approx. 2:30 p.m.
Winner #1 vs. Winner #2 at 6 p.m.
Winner #3 vs. Winner #4 at approx. 8:30 p.m.



Nov. 19, 2017
7th Place Game at Noon
4th Place Game at approx. 2:30 p.m.
3rd Place Game at 6 p.m.
Championship Game at approx. 8:30 p.m.

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