Nov. 18, 2009
ST. THOMAS, V.I. - The Saint Joseph's men's basketball team arrived in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, on Wednesday afternoon, after a day-long trip. The Hawks left the Ramsay Center at 4 a.m. on Wednesday morning, coming off a 69-67 win over Holy Cross just hours before.
The Hawks will practice on Thursday in preparation for Friday's game with Boston College at 6 p.m. EST (7 p.m. in the Virgin Islands). The Eagles are 2-0 and received votes in this week's AP Poll.
The Hawks are scheduled to take a catamaran and snorkeling trip on Thursday morning, sponsored by the Paradise Jam.
SJU's game with BC, and all of the preliminary games, will be streamed on foxcollegesports.com.
For the fifth consecutive year, Fox College Sports (FCS) will present live broadcasts of the 2009 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, beginning with the semifinals on Sunday, Nov. 22 (6 PM and 8:30 PM ET). On Monday, Nov. 23 at 6 PM ET, FCS will air the consolation game and the championship game (8:30 PM ET) which will be a simulcast with Fox Sports Net (FSN).
FCS once again, will offer live telecasts of the semifinals, consolation and championship games, while FSN will provide live national coverage of the championship and consolation game from the University of the Virgin Islands' Sports and Fitness Center. Dan McLaughlin calls play-by-play and Larry Conley provides the analysis while Samantha Steele will be reporting from the sid