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Vincennes University men’s basketball holds strong at No. 8 in latest NJCAA rankings

VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team holds strong at No. 8 in the newest NJCAA Division I rankings released Feb.10.

In the past week, the Trailblazers have secured two road wins, 65-57 against Lincoln Trail College, and 73-50 against Southeastern Illinois.

VU received 304 points in the new rankings, up from 279 last week.

The top 10 teams are: Florida SouthWestern State (396), Pearl River (374), Ranger (347), Indian Hills (340), Mineral Area (335), Cowley (328), Tyler (309), Vincennes (279),Salt Lake (264), and Tallahassee (241).

VU (22-3) is hoping to continue its winning ways this week as it hosts Olney Central (20-4) Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. EST.

The VU women's team (22-4) remain unranked this week, receiving four votes in the poll, up from three last week.

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