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Vincennes University picks up 11th straight women’s basketball win

PARK HILLS, Mo. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team won 102-28 over Malcolm X on Saturday and defeated Grand Rapids 97-49 on Sunday at the Mineral Area Classic.

The Trailblazers have reeled off 11 consecutive victories on their way to a 14-3 overall record.

Vincennes University 102, Malcolm X 28

VU Statistical Leaders

Sophomore Jaynice Stovall (Covington, Ky.) tallied 26 points, eight steals, seven assists and four 3-pointers. Sophomore Jhala Henry (Jeffersonville, Ind.) added 25 points, 11 steals, five assists and three rebounds. Sophomore Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) recorded 15 points, 14 rebounds and two blocks.  Freshman Amani Brown (Terre Haute, Ind.) finished with 15 points, four assists, two steals and two rebounds.

Vincennes University 97, Grand Rapids 49

VU Statistical Leaders

Hawkins and Henry led the Trailblazers with 22 points apiece. Hawkins also grabbed 11 rebounds to secure her 13th double-double this season.

Henry added six rebounds, four steals and five assists.

Brown contributed 14 points and three assists.

Freshman Gara Jorge Garcia (Galdar, Spain) scored 13 points. She also had three rebounds and three steals.

Stovall posted 10 points, six assists, five rebounds and three steals.

Notes

  • The Trailblazers rank first in NJCAA Division I in points per game (89.6) and points (1,523).
  • Hawkins leads NJCAA Division I in field goal percentage at 69.8 percent.
  • Hawkins ranks fifth in the nation with 13.8 rebounds per game.

 

Next up

VU plays host to Mineral Area on Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. ET at P.E. Complex.

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