Nov. 19, 2012
ST. THOMAS, U.S.V.I - The University of Connecticut men's basketball team plays New Mexico on Monday night in the championship game of the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam.
Connecticut defeated Wake Forest in the first round of the event and then played a thrilling double overtime game against Quinnipiac that ended in the wee hours of the Monday morning. UConn improved to 4-0 on the season with the win.
The Lobos have posted wins over Illinois-Chicago and a last minute come-from-behind win over George in the semifinals. New Mexico is a member of the Mountain West Conference and has a 3-0 record on the year with an opening win over Davidson.
The championship game will be televised by CBS Sports Network and heard on the UConn IMG Sports Radio Network.
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