Kentucky and Big Blue Nation (BBN) is headed to Toronto, Canada to represent the United States of America at the 2023 GLOBL JAM.
Following their second straight early exit from the NCAA March Madness tournament, head coach John Calipari hinted and assistant coach Chin Coleman confirmed, that the Wildcats will travel to Canada for the second annual FIBA sanctioned, under-23 international event hosted by Canada Basketball.
Running from July 7-16, 2023 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in downtown Toronto, the ten-day event will feature U-23 select teams from Canada, Germany and Africa.
Kentucky will kick off the men’s side of the GLOBL JAM FIVES tournament against Germany on July 12th, will face Canada on July 13th and will close out the round-robin portion of the schedule on July 15th in a tilt versus their African counterparts.
Sources: Sports Illustrated and BasketballBuzz
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