Tennessee basketball fans will have a unique opportunity to spend a week in the Bahamas while cheering on the Vols and Lady Vols at Battle 4 Atlantis 2022 next November.
The fields for the 2022 men’s and women’s tournaments were announced on Tuesday. The Lady Vols spotlight an eight-team women’s group to be contested November 19-21, immediately followed by the eight-team men’s event featuring the Vols November 23-25.
The 2022 women’s field also includes Louisville, South Dakota State, Rutgers, UCLA, Marquette, Texas and Gonzaga.
Butler, BYU, Dayton, Kansas, NC State, Southern Cal and Wisconsin join the Vols in the 2022 men’s field.
Since its inception in 2011, Battle 4 Atlantis has earned a reputation for bringing powerhouse teams to the Bahamas for an unforgettable experience that includes top-level competition in a sprawling, lush resort setting.
This will mark Lady Vols’ first appearance at Battle 4 Atlantis, but it will be their third trip to the Bahamas, having twice competed in the Junkanoo Jam Tournament. In 2013-14, the Tennessee Women went 2-0 and won the Lucaya Division at the event in Freeport on the island of Grand Bahama. In 2018-19, the Lady Vols traveled to Resorts World on Bimini Island and won both matches there to claim the Junkanoo Division crown. A visit to Atlantis on Paradise Island will mark the program’s third different island in the country.
The Tennessee men have made two previous Battle 4 Atlantis appearances in 2013 and 2017. The Big Orange are 4-2 at the event and earned a third-place finish on their last trip to Paradise Island.
Vols win 78-75 in overtime against 18and-ranked Purdue to open the 2017 Battle 4 Atlantis signaled the arrival of a Tennessee team that won the SEC Championship.
Atlantis Paradise Island is a lush resort located on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. A dynamic destination that was launched as a modern marvel of nature and engineering, the first of its kind, Atlantis is tied to a meaningful connection to the ocean, Bahamian culture and the spirit of its team members. beloved. The resort’s immersive new programming connects guests to the rich history, art, people, food and festivities of the Bahamas.
Atlantis offers six unique places to stay, from the iconic The Royal at The Beach, The Coral and Harborside Resort to luxury accommodations at The Cove, Health Security VERIFIED™ by Forbes Travel Guide The Reef. The resort was centered around Aquaventure, an innovative 141-acre waterscape of thrilling waterslides and river rides, swimming pools and white-sand beaches. Home to the world’s largest open-air marine habitat, more than 50,000 marine animals of 250 species live in ocean-fed environments.
From unparalleled meeting and convention space to the well-appointed Atlantis Marina that can accommodate yachts up to 220 feet overlooking Marina Village, a Bahamian marketplace, the Atlantis experiences are endless. Other resort amenities include the tranquil 30,000-square-foot Mandara Spa, Atlantis Kids Adventures (AKA) for kids ages 3 to 12, and CRUSH, a teen nightclub.
The award-winning 18-hole golf course designed by Tom Weiskopf, the famous Atlantis Casino and duty-free shopping complemented by restaurants and lounges with famous culinary masterpieces including Fish by José Andrés, Nobu by Nobu Matsuhisa; Olives, by Todd English and Casa D’Angelo by Angelo Elia. Dolphin Cay, the resort’s 14-acre marine mammal habitat, is an advanced marine education center and animal rescue rehabilitation hospital whose first residents include 17 Hurricane Katrina survivor dolphins. Visitors to Dolphin Cay can participate in creative, non-disruptive “interactions” that build awareness, stir emotions, and help fund the resort’s conservation efforts. A portion of the cost of each interaction and those offered by Atlantis Marine Adventures goes to the Atlantis Blue Project Foundation (ABPF), the resort’s 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to saving marine life and life. their extraordinary habitats in and around the Bahamas. Caribbean seas.
For more information on Atlantis Paradise Island, please visit AtlantisBahamas.com.