VINCENNES, Ind. – Matija Ilic is transferring to Vincennes University from NCAA Division I Idaho State. VU Men’s Basketball Coach Todd Franklin has added the 6-foot-7, 230-pound power forward and center to the 2019-20 roster. Ilic will be a freshman in eligibility. At Idaho State, he redshirted with a foot injury during the 2018-19 season. Ilic is originally from Belgrade, Serbia....
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VINCENNES, Ind. – Christian Wells, a forward from Muncie, is joining the 2019 Vincennes University men’s basketball signing class. The 6-foot-5, 220-pound Wells is the son of former NBA star and 1998 first-round draft pick Bonzi Wells. Christian Wells played last season for Washington Academy, a post-grad program in Greenville, North Carolina. He produced stellar numbers, averaging...
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Coach and Athletic Director Harry Meeks has added four recruits to the 2019-20 roster. The Trailblazers’ incoming class includes guard Elena Aznar (Zaragoza, Spain/IES Pedro de Luna), guard Amani Brown (Terre Haute, Indiana/Terre Haute South Vigo High School), forward Macy Michels (Dieterich, Illinois/Teutopolis High School)...
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Volleyball Coach Gary Sien has announced the signing of Morgen Tinkle for the 2019 season. Tinkle is a 5-foot-5 setter from Parke Heritage High School in Rockville, Indiana. She was an American Volleyball Coaches Association Under Armour All-American nominee in 2018. She amassed 870 assists last season, averaging 8.8 per set. She added 155...
PLYMOUTH, Ind. – Vincennes University Golf Coach Dennis Chattin praised Zach Hall for his play in the final round of the NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship on Friday. “He actually played much better than the score indicates,” he said. “A couple of shots here and there and he could have moved up quite a bit.” Hall finished tied for 49th in a field of 132. He shot a 7-over-par ...
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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.