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INA, Ill. - The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team earned a trip to the NJCAA Div. I Women's Basketball National Championship Tournament when the Trailblazers turned away Shawnee, 70-61, Friday night in the championship game of the NJCAA District P Tournament at Rend Lake College in Ina, IL. VU, the tournament's second seed, earned its 28th victory of the season behind 22...

INA, Ill.  - The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team created the ideal final scenario for a tournament setting when the Trailblazers registered a 78-73 victory over John A. Logan Thursday night to earn a spot in Friday's championship game of the NJCAA District 16 Tournament at Rend Lake College in Ina, IL. VU, the tournament's second seed, will face top seed Southwestern...

INA, Ill.  - Sophomore Brooke Dossett scored 16 of her 27 points in the second half Thursday to lead the No. 2 seed Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team to a 66-57 win over third-seeded John A. Logan, earning the Trailblazers a spot in the tournament's championship game Friday vs. top-seeded Shawnee.   VU had to overcome first half foul trouble and early...

Freshman guard Chris Darrington scored 25 points, dished out nine assists and pulled down six rebounds, while sophomore Makur Puou recorded a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds to lead the second-seeded Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team to a 76-59 win over seventh-seeded Wabash Valley Wednesday night in a quarterfinal game of the NJCAA District 16 Men's Basketball Tournament...

The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team continued to play its best basketball of the season Tuesday night when the second seeded Trailblazers topped No. 7 seed Wabash Valley, 84-66, in the opening/quarterfinal round of the NJCAA District P Tournament. Sophomore Chelsea Bentley led VU with 17 points and added five assists, four rebounds and three steals. Freshman Laurhen...


The Vincennes University Athletic Department hosts Play4Kay and raises donations for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund annually. VU Women’s Basketball Coach and Athletic Director Harry Meeks has a special connection to the late Yow, who was the longtime coach at North Carolina State. He had the pleasure of meeting her while he was an assistant coach at Western Carolina University. This left a lasting impression on him and made this cause important to him and the Trailblazers.

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NJCAA spring sport cancellation

The NJCAA announced on March 16 the cancellation of all spring sport competition and all upcoming basketball championships, effective immediately, due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Spring competition includes all practices, regular season, postseason, and national championship play.

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