Panthers get paired with LMU Lions

CEDAR FALLS – The Northern Iowa men’s basketball team has drawn Loyola Marymount for their first-round pairing in the 2013 Paradise Jam.

The tournament will be held Nov. 22-25 on the U.S. Virgin Islands and will be televised by CBS Sports Network.

Other opening-round match-ups will be Marist vs. Maryland, Providence vs. Vanderbilt, and Morgan State vs. LaSalle.

Loyola Marymount finished the 2012-13 campaign with an 11-23 record. UNI finished 21-15 after its deep run into the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.