'Blazers slip in latest basketball poll - External Relations
'Blazers slip in latest basketball poll
January 15, 2019 / ‘Blazers slip in latest basketball poll
VINCENNES, Ind. - The stay at the top of the National Junior College
Athletic Association Division I Poll for the Vincennes University
men’s basketball team was short-lived.
With a 98-96 overtime loss to District 16 foe Olney Central
on Jan. 9, the ‘Blazers fell to No. 4 in the latest poll which was
released on Tuesday afternoon.
VU received 357 points and did not receive a first-place
vote for the first time in the last four polls.
South Plains (15-1) moved up a spot to take over the top
spot with 397 points and 13 first-place votes. Florida Southwestern
State (18-1) received the other three first-place votes and moved up
one spot to No. 2 with 385 points.
Another District 16 opponent, John A. Logan (15-1) moved up
two spots to No. 3. The Vols only loss this season came against VU.
Coffeyville (16-2) rounds out the top 5.
Olney Central (15-1) moved up to No. 22 after spending the
last two polls receiving votes.