It was raining triples at the VU P.E. Complex on Saturday night as the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team routed Kankakee Community College 101-60 in the final game of the Kiwanis Invitational. Freshman Isaiah Tisdale scored the game’s first points nearly right off the tip, and VU would go on a 6-0 run to start the game, leading to a Kankakee timeout to regroup. The...
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Cincinnati, OH – Stifling defense was the key to another lopsided victory by the Lady Trailblazers Basketball team in its second and last game at the Cincinnati State Classic on Saturday afternoon. In the first three quarters of the game VU allowed: 13 points, 6 points, and 7 points. The Trailblazers managed to have a commanding lead of 57 -19 at the half and stretched that lead even...
The VU women’s basketball team opened up their 2016-2017 season with a resounding, 100-35 victory over Oakland Community College at the Cincinnati State Classic on Friday night. The Blazers were led with a pair of double doubles from Sophomore Laurhen Pickett who totaled 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Sophomore Unique Conner who scored 12 points, and pulled down 10 boards, in...
The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team moved to 2-0 on Friday night on the way to recording their second consecutive blowout by beating Jefferson Tech 107-51. Sophomore Romaro Gill scored the game’s first points with an easy layup, and the Blazers would jump out to a 12-0 lead. More than six minutes would elapse before Jefferson Tech would manage to get on the board. VU...
NOTICE: The VU Homecoming crowning will be conducted PRIOR TO the Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team's 7 p.m. game Saturday night at the Kiwanis Invitational at the VU P.E. Complex. Crowning will be at approximately 6:35 p.m. and the Trailblazers will tip off vs. Kankakee at 7 p.m. This is a change from the original scheduled and advertised...
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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.
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At VU, we believe sports play an important role in the overall purpose of an educational institution. We support a well-rounded intercollegiate sports program for both men and women and have a strong presence in the NJCAA where we can claim several national championships. But we are equally proud of our individual All-American and All-American Academic athletes who have used their talent to continue their education at four-year colleges.
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Trailblazer Scholarship Fund - The VU Foundation awarded a record $1.4 million scholarship dollars of VU Foundation and University funds for the 2015-2016 school year to incoming and returning VU students.
These included awards to students from 10 states across the country and 4 international awards.
Currently the VU Foundation manages over 540 scholarship and department funds, with 259 new funds created in just the last 10 years.
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