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Vincennes University men’s basketball fights way back to to No. 9 in final NJCAA DI rankings of the season

VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team has climbed to No.9 from No.12 in the final NJCAA DI rankings released on March 2.

This new ranking comes after the Blazers final home game of the season, winning 78-48 against Southwestern Illinois.

VU received 248 points in the new rankings, up from 221 last week.

The top 10 teams are: Florida SouthWestern State (397), Pearl River (378), Ranger (367), Indian Hills (358), Salt Lake (326), Clarendon (296), Northern Oklahoma Tonkawa (288), John A. Logan (262), Vincennes (248), and Colby (244).

VU (26-4) are heading in to the postseason Monday, March 2 for the Central District Tournament. The No.2 seeded Blazers will travel to Ina, Ill. to face off against No.10 seed Lake Land at 6 p.m. EST.

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