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Kevin Osawe earns NJCAA All-American honors

VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University men’s basketball forward Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) has been selected by the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee as a third team All-American.

Kevin Osawe was a part of the 18-19 Blazers basketball team that won the NJCAA Division I National Championship, and played a large role in the Trailblazers receiving an at-large bid to the 19-20 National Tournament that unfortunately never took place.

Osawe averaged 17.2 points and 9.8 rebounds per game in his Sophomore year at Vincennes University. He also managed to hold the number one spot for total defensive rebounds this season with 255.

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JAKE JACKSON, Assistant Sports Information Director

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MARCIA MARTINEZ, Sports Information Director & University Life Reporter

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VINCENNES UNIVERSITY, Department of Sports Information, www.govutrailblazers.com

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The Vincennes University Athletic Department hosts Play4Kay and raises donations for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund annually. VU Women’s Basketball Coach and Athletic Director Harry Meeks has a special connection to the late Yow, who was the longtime coach at North Carolina State. He had the pleasure of meeting her while he was an assistant coach at Western Carolina University. This left a lasting impression on him and made this cause important to him and the Trailblazers.

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NJCAA spring sport cancellation

The NJCAA announced on March 16 the cancellation of all spring sport competition and all upcoming basketball championships, effective immediately, due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Spring competition includes all practices, regular season, postseason, and national championship play.

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