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No. 8 Vincennes University men’s basketball seal win against Southeastern Illinois

HARRISBURG, Ill. – No. 8 Vincennes University (22-3) men’s basketball team defeated Southeastern Illinois (5-19) Saturday evening 73-50.

The Trailblazers led 39-24 at halftime and only allowed one Southeastern player to score double digits.

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Sophomore Chinedu Okanu (Gary, Ind.) put up 13 points.

Sophomore Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) led the Blazers on the night with 20 points.

Sophomore Colton Sandage (Bloomington, Ill.) had 11 points, three of which coming from behind the arc.

Next up

The Trailblazers host Olney Central on Wednesday, Feb.12 at 7 p.m. EST in the Vincennes University P.E. Complex.

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JAKE JACKSON, Assistant Sports Information Director

812-888-6831 office, VUAthletics@vinu.edu, jjackson@vinu.edu

MARCIA MARTINEZ, Sports Information Director & University Life Reporter

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

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

 

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