The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team will be the No. 2 seed in the 2016 NJCAA District P Tournament and the VU Men's Basketball Team will be the No. 2 seed in the 2016 NJCAA District 16 Tournament. The VU women will begin their tournament by hosting Wabash Valley at 7 p.m. ("Vincennes time") Tuesday in a first round tournament matchup. The VU men will begin play at 7 p.m....
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The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team lost an outright NJCAA District 16 regular-season championship Friday night when the Trailblazers dropped a 109-104 double-overtime decision to visiting Shawnee at the VU P.E. Complex in the regular-season finale for both teams. The loss, coupled with Southwestern Illinois' 77-72 win Friday night over Lake Land, means the Trailblazers and...
The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team positioned itself to have the second seed in the upcoming NJCAA District P Tournament when the Trailblazers posted a 90-64 win over top seed Shawnee Friday night at the VU P.E. Complex in the regular-season finale for both squads. It was also Sophomore Night for Trailblazers Chelsea Bentley, Brooke Dossett, Emily Lueken, Imani Taylor, Kyra...
INA, Ill. - Although much of the eventual lineup of games is yet to be decided, the NJCAA District 16 Tournament for the Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team and neighboring Region 24 will begin on Monday, Feb. 29, with three "play-in games" at the higher seeds' home sites, and the NJCAA District P women's basketball tournament will tip off for the VU women and region 24's...
MATTOON, Ill. - The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team fought off a furious comeback attempt by host Lake Land Tuesday night and posted an 84-75 win over the Lakers to move a step closer to the Trailblazers' fourth straight District 16 regular-season championship. The Trailblazers (23-6) got scoring career-highs from sophomore Makur Puou (19) and freshman Jordan Manse (18)...
Play 4 Kay
The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and The V Foundation, is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women's cancers through raising money for scientific research, assisting the underserved and unifying people for a common cause. Kay Yow was a college head coach for 38 years and past president and founding member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Her name is synonymous with North Carolina State. She is a member of the Naismith National Basketball Hall of Fame and achieved more than 700 career victories. Yow was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987. She passed away in 2009 after an on-again, off-again battle with the disease.
Basketball National Champs
At VU, we believe sports play an important role in the overall purpose of an educational institution. We support a well-rounded intercollegiate sports program for both men and women and have a strong presence in the NJCAA where we can claim several national championships. But we are equally proud of our individual All-American and All-American Academic athletes who have used their talent to continue their education at four-year colleges.
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Trailblazer Scholarship Fund - The VU Foundation awarded a record $1.4 million scholarship dollars of VU Foundation and University funds for the 2015-2016 school year to incoming and returning VU students.
These included awards to students from 10 states across the country and 4 international awards.
Currently the VU Foundation manages over 540 scholarship and department funds, with 259 new funds created in just the last 10 years.
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