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INA, Ill.  – Eighth-seeded Lewis & Clark and No. 9 seed Shawnee will be pitted against each other on Monday in a play-in game before the NJCAA District 16/Region 24 Tournament that begins Wednesday at Rend Lake College in Ina, IL. The winner of Monday’s play-in game at Lewis & Clark’s River Bend Arena will advance to Wednesday’s quarterfinal round to face...

The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team recorded the program’s second unbeaten regular season when the Trailblazers turned away visiting Kaskaskia, 89-71, Saturday night to improve to 30-0 on the season.  VU’s first unbeaten regular season came during the 1971-72 campaign when the Trailblazers went on to finish 33-0 and win the school’s third and last NJCAA Div. I Men’s...

Sophomore Nicole Dodd scored 22 points and just missed a double-double with nine rebounds Saturday night to lead the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team to an 81-66 win over visiting Kaskaskia in the Trailblazers’ regular-season finale and Sophomore Night ceremonies. VU’s 27 th  win of the season was the final appearance at the VU P.E. Complex for Dodd and fellow...

Help VU say thank you to the eight sophomore players and the sophomore team manager from this season's NJCAA No. 1-ranked VU Men's Basketball Team! Sophomore Night will be Saturday when the Trailblazers take on Kaskaskia at the VU P.E. Complex. The guys will be honored prior to their 7 p.m. game.

Help VU say thank you to the four sophomores from this season's VU Women's Basketball Team! Sophomore Night will be Saturday when the Trailblazers take on Kaskaskia at the VU P.E. Complex. The ladies will be honored prior to their 5 p.m. game.


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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Click here to learn more about Kay Yow and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund

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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If you miss a game, bring a friend(s) and get them in the gate on your season ticket list. Contact the athletic office for season ticket information at 812-888-4511.


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