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VU ranked No. 2 in NJCAA men’s basketball poll

VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University jumped one spot to No. 2 in the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Rankings released Dec. 9.

The Trailblazers earned 377 points. They own a 11-1 record and are riding a six-game win streak.

VU was ranked third the past two weeks.

Undefeated Ranger captured No. 1 by unanimous vote with 16 first-place votes and received 400 points. The top five teams in the rankings are Ranger, VU, Pearl River (359), Otero (338) and Florida SouthWestern State (329).

The Trailblazers beat Ranger in the national championship game last season.

VU has a big showdown coming up with undefeated Lincoln Trail on Dec. 11 at the P.E. Complex. Lincoln Trail, which received votes in this week’s rankings, brings in a 10-0 record. The Trailblazers are 9-0 at home this season.

Tip-off for Wednesday’s game is 7 p.m. ET.

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MARCIA MARTINEZ, Sports Information Director & University Life Reporter

   812-888-4164 office, 314-599-1519 cell, VUNews@vinu.edu, mmartinez@vinu.edu

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