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...
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VINCENNES, Ind. – How do Vincennes University’s defending NJCAA Division I men’s basketball champions move forward into a new season? According to ninth-year Vincennes University coach Todd Franklin, who welcomes a host of players back from a team that finished 36-2 and decked Ranger, Texas, 87-77 in the national title game in March, a key is to take pride in it, and carry on. ...
VINCENNES, Ind. — The Vincennes University men’s basketball team will begin the 2019-2020 season where it finished in 2018-2019 — as the top team in the land. The defending national champion Trailblazers were voted to the No. 1 spot in the NJCAA Division I preseason poll, which was released on Oct. 21. Last season, the Trailblazers downed Ranger College (Texas), 87-77, in the...
VINCENNES, Ind. - Smith and Street released its men’s college basketball preview magazine this week and defending Division I national champion Vincennes University is No. 1 in the NJCAA preseason poll. Along with the preseason poll Smith and Street released their preseason All-American watch list for the 2019-20 season which includes sophomore Kevin Osawe (Third Team) and Craig...
VINCENNES, Ind. - The 2019 NJCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Champion Trailblazers have officially announced their schedule for the 2019-20 season. Be sure to follow the link, mark your calendars and above all else, show your support for the defending national champions. https://www.vinu.edu/web/athletics/basketball/mens/schedule
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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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.