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No. 11 Vincennes University men’s basketball defeats No. 14 John A. Logan

VINCENNES, Ind. – The No. 11 Vincennes University men’s basketball team defeated No. 14 John A. Logan 81-67 Saturday night at the P.E. Complex.

This win ties the district at the top with VU and John A. Logan both now 11-2 in the district. John A. Logan was on a 13-game winning streak heading in to the game. 

The game started off incredibly close with the first half coming to a close 42-36 in favor of the Trailblazers.

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Sophomore Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) put up 26 points and nine rebounds.

Freshman Randy Tucker (Rock Island, Ill.) scored 12 on the night, with five rebounds, and four 3-pointers.

Sophomore Craig Porter (Terre Haute, Ind.) had 14 points, nine rebounds, six blocks as well as 11 assists

Sophomore Kevin Kone (Osny, France) chipped in with 15 points, eight rebounds, and four steals.

VU Coach Todd Franklin says. . .

“Well the biggest thing was, No. 1 it was obviously important to us, we needed to win to get back even in the district. We had to get this win to get back even. It was a huge night. Nationally it was a huge game. Two teams who are top teams in the country and if they get it right down the stretch, could beat anybody.”

“We’ve been up and down and haven’t really had that edge until this week, and our guys, especially our sophomores knew it was time.”


  • VU owns a 20-3 overall record. The Trailblazers are 16-0 at home.

Next up

The Trailblazers travel to Lincoln Trail College on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 8:30 p.m. EST at Robinson, Ill.


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