The tournament has been successful in promoting interest in women's collegiate basketball on the islands.
This year the women's teams from Arizona, Illinois, Iowa State Layola Marymount, Texas El Paso, , Texas Southern, and Tulsa met in the tournament in two divisions.
Texas El Paso won the Lucayan Division that included Arizona and Texas Southern. Kayla Thornton of UTEP was the Most Valuable Player.
Iowa State won the Freeport Division over Illinois, Loyola Marymount and Tulsa. The Cyclones' Hallie Christopherson was the MVP.
Aside from basketball, the teams filled their off time by swimming with dolphins, and a beach party.
Thanksgiving night, Basketball Travelers Inc. held a buffet dinner attended by all of the teams, the staff and the referees, as well as sponsors and fans. Hostesses Cruteisha, Lorna, Daphne and Denise were awesome ambassadors.
The teams were also treated to the Junkanoo Parade after dinner.
|Hostesses Lorna, Daphne and Denise.|