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2013 Paradise Jam Champions Crowned in St. Thomas

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2013 Paradise Jam Champions Crowned in St. Thomas

Just when the Terrapins thought they had the game in hand with a 19 pt. lead, Providence staged a late comeback to get within 2 pts. with 1:30 left in the game, but Maryland was able to get the key shots in the end to close out the championship. The Friars’ Bryce Cotton lead all scorers with 19 pts. and Maryland got a double-double from Evan Smotrycz who scored 13 pts. and pulled down 11 rebounds. Providence (52) vs. Maryland (56)

All Tournament Team

  • ANTHONY IRELAND, LOYOLA MARYMOUNT
  • NATE BUSS, UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA
  • IAN CHILES, MORGAN STATE
  • TYLER HARRIS, PROVIDENCE
  • EVAN SMOTRYCZ, MARYLAND
  • MOST VALUABLE PLAYER: DEZ WELLS, MARYLAND
Final Standings

  1. Maryland
  2. Providence
  3. University of Northern Iowa
  4. Vanderbilt
  5. LaSalle
  6. Loyola Marymount
  7. Morgan State
  8. Marist

 

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ISLAND DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP

Duke (73) vs. Kansas (40)
The Bluedevils cruised to another win over Kansas to go undefeated for the tournament and capture the Island Division championship. Tricia Liston lead all scorers with 19 pts. and was named tournament MVP. KU had trouble all night from the field finishing with just 20% for the game, but was able to get 11 pts. from Keyla Morgan and Elizabeth Williams was named to the All Tournament Team.

Island Division All-Tournament Team: SHATYRA HAWKES – Xavier; NIKI DIGUILIO – Central Michigan; CECE HARPER – Kansas; ELIZABETH WILLIAMS – Duke; MVP: TRICIA LISTON, Duke

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REEF DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP

 Texas A&M (63) vs. Syracuse (78)
Syracuse showcased their quickness and outside shooting to down the Aggies to win the Reef Division championship and stay undefeated on their season. Tourney MVP Brianna Butler poured in a game high 29 pts. – nailing 7 shots from behind the arc. TAMU’s Courtney Walker lead her team with 26 pts. and was named to the All-Tournament Team.
Reef Division All-Tournament Team: ARIEL HEARN, Memphis; BRADY SANDERS, Texas; COURTNEY WALKER, Texas A&M; BRITTNEY SYKES, Syracuse; MVP: BRIANNA BUTLER, Syracuse

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