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VU Men's Basketball occupies No. 1 spot in final regular season poll; Trailblazers end regular season rankings activity right where it started

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The unbeaten Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team will close out the regular season just where it started the year in the NJCAA’s Div. I Men’s Basketball rankings: on top.

In the final regular season poll, which was released today from the NJCAA headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, the Trailblazers (28-0) once again received all 16 first place votes to outdistance runner-up Connors State, 350-334 in points. With the exception of a two-week period in the middle of the season, VU has been the No. 1 team since the preseason poll in October.

After Connors State (27-1), which moved up from No. 4 last week, the rest of this week’s Top 10 looks like this: 3. Hill (27-2), 4. Trinity Valley (26-3), 5. Northwest Florida State (26-2), 6. Eastern Florida State (27-3), 7. Butler (27-2), 8. College of Southern Idaho (28-2), 9. Harcum (27-3), 10. Mineral Area (24-3).

The Trailblazers will travel to Lewis & Clark in Godfrey, IL, on Wednesday. VU will then return home to host Kaskaskia on Saturday as the Trailblazers look to wrap up an undefeated regular season.

For a complete look at the latest NJCAA Div. I Men’s Basketball Poll, visit:

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