The Battle 4 Atlantis clinched that honor Tuesday with the announcement of an eight-team field rife with marquee programs.
National powers North Carolina, UCLA and Florida headline the 2014 incarnation of an event that has quickly emerged as one of the premier tournaments on the college hoops calendar. Recent Final Four teams Butler (2010, 2011), Georgetown (2007), Oklahoma (2002) and Wisconsin (2000) also will participate in the tournament, as will a UAB team that is on the rise under second-year coach Jerod Haase.
That the Battle 4 Atlantis was able to draw such a loaded field reflects its desire to unseat the Maui Invitational as the most prestigious holiday tournament. In the first few years of its existence, the Battle 4 Atlantis has drawn the likes of UConn, Duke, Louisville and Kansas to the Bahamas.
One of the advantages the Battle 4Read More »from North Carolina, UCLA and Florida headline loaded 2014 Battle 4 Atlantis field