Trailblazers maintain No. 2 ranking in national poll - External Relations
Trailblazers maintain No. 2 ranking in national poll
February 26, 2019 / Trailblazers maintain No. 2 ranking in national poll
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball
team kept the No. 2 ranking for the fifth straight week in the
national poll released Tuesday.
VU received 385 points and one first-place vote.
The Trailblazers owned a 27-1 overall record and a 17-1 District 16
record prior to Tuesday night’s game against Shawnee in Ullin, Illinois.
VU claimed the District 16 regular season championship with a 98-78
win over Southwestern Illinois on Saturday. It has won or shared seven
District 16 regular season titles. VU has been ranked as high as No. 1
and has spent 11 consecutive weeks among the top four nationally.
Florida SouthWestern State continues to occupy the No. 1 ranking. It
earned 397 points and 14 first-place votes. Coffeyville is ranked No.
3 with one first-place vote and 370 points. Ranger is ranked fourth
with 352 points. John A. Logan moved up to spots to No. 5 with 323 points.
VU plays its regular-season finale against Wabash Valley on Friday
night in Mount Carmel, Illinois. Wabash Valley entered Tuesday's
poll at No. 25 after receiving votes last week.
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