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Tournament Est. 2020

YES US Virgin Islands HBCU Basketball Classic

Stream Games     I    December 15 th - 18th

2022 Games

West Virginia State University wins the YES US Virgin Islands championship defeating Tusculum University 73-59 at the Mark C. Marin Center at Antilles School St. Thomas, VI. Junior forward Anthony Pittman was named tournament MVP for his all around play throughout the tournament. West Virginia State University was ranked 16th in the country. Tusculum was led by Inady Legiste with 14 points and six rebounds.

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2023 Tournament

This year's YES US Virgin Islands HBCU Classic will feature eight HBCU teams from around the US coming to St. Thomas to play in the fastest growing tournament in the country. The games will be played at the University of The Virgin Islands December 15th to 18th, 2023. The games will be streamed for fans, students, alumni to view in real-time at 

For more information on the tournament, media requests, etc please email


The YES US Virgin Islands HBCU Classic gives our student / athletes a chance to experience the beauty and awesome culture of the US Virgin Islands. We encourage teams to visit beaches, restaurant, snorkeling and more...

The hotel(s) we stay at has concierge to assist teams with any tours or adventures they wish to experience while on island.

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Locations & Hours

Come See Great Games

University of Virgin Islands

St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie West

St. Thomas, VI, 00802


Dec 15, 2023 Four Games  9am - 5pm
​​Dec 16, 2023 Four Games 9am - 5pm
​Dec 17, 2023  Championship 1pm

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