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Vincennes University women’s basketball upsets No. 21 Wallace State

MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team earned a huge victory on Saturday as the Trailblazers knocked off No. 21 Wallace State 89-74 in the Wabash Valley College Warrior Classic.

VU also played in the Warrior Classic on Friday, falling 76-71 to Moberly Area.

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Against Wallace State, the Trailblazers were led by sophomore Jaynice Stovall’s game-high 28 points. Stovall (Covington, Ky.) added five rebounds and three assists.

Sophomore Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.)  scored 23 points and collected a game-high 14 rebounds. She also had two blocks.

Sophomore Jhala Henry (Jeffersonville, Ind.) finished with 14 points, six rebounds, two assists and two steals.

Freshman Amani Brown (Terre Haute, Ind.) was in double figures with 12 points.

Against Moberly Area, Henry made seven of VU’s 10 3-pointer and rang up 27 points. She also tallied seven rebounds and two steals.

Stovall had 19 points, eight assists and five steals.


  • VU has a 4-3 overall record and two wins over nationally ranked opponents. In addition to beating No. 21 Wallace State, the Blazers defeated Georgia Highlands, which was ranked 21st at the time. VU won 86-83 over Georgia Highlands on Nov. 9.
  • Ahead 39-35 at halftime against Wallace State, VU dominated the Lions in the third quarter. The Blazers outscored them 24-12 for a 63-47 lead.
  • Against Wallace State, VU produced a strong shooting performance by making 30 of 62 shots from the field (48.4 percent).

Next up

VU plays Kaskaskia on Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. EST in Centralia, Ill.


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