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Valparaiso’s Javon Freeman-Liberty, center, charges into Nevada’s Jazz Johnson during Paradise Jam men’s tournament semifinal play at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center on Sunday night on St. Thomas. Nevada romped over Valparaiso, 84-59, to move on the today’s finals against Bowling Green.

ST. THOMAS — Nevada head coach Steve Alford had one goal for his team for its trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands — win a tournament championship.

Well, the Wolf Pack are one game away from attaining that goal, advancing to the Paradise Jam finals with an 84-59 semifinal victory over Valparaiso on Sunday night at the University of the Virgin Islands’ Sports and Fitness Center.