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CARTERVILLE, Ill. -  The Vincennes University women’s basketball team posted its fifth straight win with a 99-84 victory over John A. Logan on Tuesday. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) notched her seventh double-double this season. She totaled 25 points and 12 rebounds. Hawkins was 10-for-11 from the field. Sophomore Jhala Henry (Jeffersonville, Ind.)...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Men’s Basketball moved up three spots in the NJCAA Division I rankings, landing at No. 3 in the poll released on Nov. 25. The Trailblazers hold an 8-1 overall record. They received 352 points for third in the rankings. Ranger is No. 1 for the second straight week. It earned 15 first-place votes and 399 points. Hutchinson jumped from fourth to No. ...

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  VINCENNES, Ind. — The sixth-rated Vincennes University men’s basketball team held Harry S. Truman scoreless for more than seven minutes at the outset of the game Saturday night, and breezed to a 102-65 win at the P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers kept the Falcons off the scoreboard for the first 7:15, while building a 15-0 lead. That led to a 45-28 lead at halftime. Although Harry S....

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University women’s basketball team had its best defensive effort of the season on Saturday, as it closed out the Sodexo Classic with a 105-32 win over the Indiana Tech junior varsity squad. Previously, VU’s best defensive outing was in Friday’s 123-40 win over the Lindenwood-Belleville junior varsity team. The Lady Trailblazers scored the final 10 points...

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VINCENNES, Ind. — Sophomore Jhala Henry (Jeffersonville, Ind.) scored a career-high 32 points on Friday, as the Vincennes University women’s basketball team rolled past the Lindenwood-Belleville junior varsity squad, 123-40, on the opening night of play in the Sodexo Classic in the P.E. Complex. The Lady Trailblazers had a 13-0 scoring run, which led to a 25-6 lead at the end of the...

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  CENTRALIA, Ill. – The sixth-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team opened Region 24 play with an 87-57 win against Kaskaskia on Wednesday. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) poured in a career-high 24 points, including 15 in the second half. Sophomore Craig Porter (Terre Haute, Ind.) contributed 11 points. Freshmen Randy Tucker...

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CENTRALIA, Ill. – Five Vincennes University women’s basketball players scored in double figures and the Trailblazers dominated Kaskaskia 92-42 in a Region 24 opener on Wednesday. VU Statistical Leaders Freshman Gara Jorge Garcia (Galdar, Spain) poured in 23 points off the bench. She sank 10 of 14 shots from the field. She finished with four steals, four rebounds and two assists....

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University dropped from No. 1 to sixth in the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball rankings released Monday afternoon. The 6-1 Trailblazers received 304 points. The top five teams are Ranger (399), Florida SouthWestern State (382), Indian Hills (367), Hutchinson (339) and Chipola (336). Ranger earned 15 first-place votes, while Hutchinson received one...

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MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team earned a huge victory on Saturday as the Trailblazers knocked off No. 21 Wallace State 89-74 in the Wabash Valley College Warrior Classic. VU also played in the Warrior Classic on Friday, falling 76-71 to Moberly Area. VU Statistical Leaders Against Wallace State, the Trailblazers were led by sophomore Jaynice ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. — All 12 Vincennes University men’s basketball players made their way into the scoring column Saturday night, as the top-ranked and defending national champion Trailblazers bounced back from their first loss of the season by defeating visiting Lincoln Land, 115-46. The win was the fifth in six games for the Trailblazers, and comes on the heels of their first loss of...

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FREEPORT, Ill. –  The No. 1 Vincennes University men’s basketball team fell 63-60 to Highland on Wednesday night. The Trailblazers struggled with shooting. They shot 33.3 percent from the field (20-for-60). VU made 8 of 28 shots (28.6 percent) in the first half and trailed 36-20 at halftime. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) was one of two VU ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. — The Vincennes University women’s basketball team moved above the .500 mark for the first time this season by defeating the Brescia University junior varsity team on Tuesday, 108-52 at the P.E. Complex. The Lady Blazers, who are now 3-2 on the season, led by scores of 28-12, 50-19 and 79-38 at the quarter stops. VU led by as many as 31 points in the opening half and...

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PANAMA CITY, Fla. -  The Vincennes University women’s basketball team won 86-83 against No. 21 Georgia Highlands at the Gulf Coast Classic on Saturday, a day after the Trailblazers fell 90-67 to top-ranked Gulf Coast State. VU Statistical Leaders Against Georgia Highlands, redshirt sophomore Jaynice Stovall (Covington, Ky.) scored a game-high 21 points and dished out six assists....

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The first NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball regular-season poll was released Nov. 11 and Vincennes University maintained its No. 1 spot. The Trailblazers were also ranked first in the preseason poll. VU received 13 of 15 first-place votes and 396 points in the regular-season rankings. The Blazers are off to a 5-0 start. Ranger, which VU beat in the title game of the 2019...

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VINCENNES, Ind. — Freshman Christian Wells made the most of his first career start in the P.E. Complex Saturday night, pacing four players in double figures as the top-rated Vincennes University Trailblazers won for the fifth time without a loss, 66-47, over Columbia State Community College (Tennessee), to conclude the 30th annual Sodexo Classic. Wells (Muncie, Ind.) scored 10 of his...

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VINCENNES, Ind. — Sophomore Chinedu Okanu posted a double-double to lead five players in double figures as the top-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team opened play in the 30th annual Sodexo Classic with an 83-62 win over Kankakee Community College at the P.E. Complex on Friday. Okanu (Gary, Ind.) hit 10 of 16 shots from the floor and scored a game-high 22 points, as the...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - Sophomores Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario) and Chinedu Okanu (Gary, Ind.) combined for 41 points and 23 rebounds as the Vincennes University men’s basketball team, ranked No. 1 in the NJCAA poll, outlasted Danville Area, 81-73, at the P.E. Complex on Monday. The win was the third in four days for the Trailblazers (3-0), who last Friday and Saturday claimed the Kiwanis...

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SEDALIA, Mo. -  The Vincennes University women’s basketball team kicked off the 2019-20 season at the State Fair Tournament. The Trailblazers opened with a 79-66 win against State Fair on Friday, but fell 61-43 to Kirkwood on Saturday. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Jhala Henry (Jeffersonville, Ind.) poured in a team-high 23 points against State Fair. Redshirt sophomore Jaynice...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - Colton Sandage (Bloomington, Ill.) scored a career-high 24 points, and the No. 1-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team completed a 2-0 Kiwanis Classic weekend with a 78-58 victory over 19th-ranked Harcum, Pa. on Saturday. Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario), with 11 points and 13 rebounds, and Chinedu Okanu (Gary, Ind.) with 10 points and 13 rebounds, provided ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Defending national champion Vincennes University will kick off the men’s basketball season on Nov. 1 in the P.E. Complex by unveiling the NJCAA Division I national championship banner and recognizing VU Coach Todd Franklin’s 600 career wins. VU’s opponent for the season-opening game is Southwest Tennessee at 7 p.m. EDT. Admission is free for fans who wear VU apparel....

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Play4Kay

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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