Men's Basketball

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3-Time NJCAA National Champions: 1965  1970  1972
29 NJCAA National Tournament Appearances
Over 1,500 All-Time Wins
42 NJCAA All-Americans

Men's Basketball News

Sunday's VU Men's Basketball Jamboree tips off Trailblazers' preseason action

The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team officially begins its short list of preseason dates with Sunday’s 2014 VU Men’s Basketball Jamboree at the VU P.E. Complex.
The Trailblazers will play three games in the jamboree and then host NAIA Div. I Lyndenwood-Belleville at 1 p.m. Oct. 25 at the P.E. Complex. The preseason tune-ups lead up to the Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 2014 Kiwanis Invitational at the P.E. Complex to start the 2014 regular season.

2014-15 VU Men's Basketball Player Capsules









Last season: 34-3; finished 3rd in the nation
Coach Todd Franklin (Entering 5th season at VU; 113-23 at VU in 4 seasons; 442-120 overall in 17 junior college seasons)



VU completes recruiting class with Cory Thomas’ signing; Louisville product was Kentucky’s No. 3 scorer

The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team has completed its recruiting class for 2014-15 by signing Coryontez “Cory” Thomas, the third-leading high school scorer in the state of Kentucky last season.
Thomas, a 6-1, 180-pound combo guard from Fairdale High School in Louisville who brings VU’s roster to 15 players, averaged 26.4 points, 7.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game for the Bulldogs.