INA, Ill. – Wednesday will be yet another installment of The Battle of the Trailblazers. The NJCAA No. 1 Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team’s first opponent Wednesday in the NJCAA District 16/Region 24 Tournament will be Lewis & Clark after L&C defeated Shawnee, 78-73, in overtime earlier tonight to set up the 1 p.m. (EST or “Vincennes time”) Wednesday...
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INA, Ill. – The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team’s first opponent in the NJCAA District P/Region 24 Tournament will be Lincoln Trail. The Statesmen topped Shawnee, 97-49, earlier tonight to earn the match-up vs. second seeded VU (27-3) at 6 p.m. (EST) Tuesday at neutral site, Rend Lake College in Ina, IL. For the complete brackets of both the women’s and...
The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team's bus will leave the VU P.E. Complex at about 1 p.m. Tuesday to head to the NJCAA District P/Region 24 Tournament at Rend Lake College in Ina, IL. The team's first game of the tournament is set for 6 p.m. (EST or "Vincennes Time") on Tuesday. The VU Men's Basketball Team's bus will leave at 4 p.m. Tu esday to head to Ina and support the...
The weather continues to have a tight grip on the Vincennes University Baseball Team's early-season schedule. VU Coach Chris Barney has announced that Tuesday's game vs. Lake Land College of Mattoon, IL, has been cancelled because of Jerry Blemker Field's conditions. No scheduled make-up date has been set at this point. Barney also said the status o f Friday's scheduled...
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...
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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.