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February 4, 2019 / Shawnee no match for No. 2 Trailblazers   VINCENNES, Ind. - Shawnee came out swinging Monday night, but it was the Vincennes University men’s basketball team who delivered the knockout punch. And it came early. The No. 2 Trailblazers used a 32-3 run in the first half to take a commanding 36-9 lead with 7 minutes, 16 seconds remaining in the first half. The...

February 4, 2019 / Lady 'Blazers respond with bounce-back win VINCENNES, Ind. - A disappointing loss to Southeastern Illinois last Wednesday left a sour taste in the mouths of the Vincennes University women’s basketball team. The Lady ‘Blazers took out their frustration on Shawnee Monday evening inside the P.E. Complex with a 95-36 romp of the Saints. Fess Hawkins ...

February 2, 2019 / Trailblazers cruise past Lakers MATTOON, Ill. - Six players reached double figures in scoring to pace the No. 2 Vincennes University men’s basketball team to a road win Saturday afternoon. Lony Francis, Jr. poured in a game-high 26 points to led the Trailblazers to a 114-58 romp over Lake Land. With the win, VU improves to 21-1 on the season and earned its third ...

January 30, 2019 / Trailblazer men win in rout HARRISBURG, Ill. - The Vincennes University men’s basketball team scored the first 13 points of the game and never let up Wednesday night. The No. 2 Trailblazers improved to 20-1 on the season with a lopsided 122-41 District 16 road win over a depleted Southeastern Illinois team. The Falcons only had seven players dressed for the game. ...

January 30, 2019 / Lady 'Blazers suffer heartbreaking loss HARRISBURG, Ill. -- There are losses, and then there is what the Vincennes University women’s basketball team experienced Wednesday night. The Lady Trailblazers turned the ball over three times and were outscored 7-0 in the final 26 seconds of the game for a disappointing 72-71 loss to Southeastern Illinois. The loss drops...