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Blazers suit up for GSC tourney

Written by Shane Thomas Valdosta State men’s basketball will test its mettle in the Gulf South Conference tournament which tips off tonight in Birmingham, Ala.  The No. 4 seeded Blazers will look to prolong their season on Friday against No. 5 seed Delta State. Head Coach Mike Helfer and his team did not close out their regular season as well ...

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Basketball team set for season finale

Written by Shane Thomas   The Valdosta State men’s basketball team goes back on the road for its final two regular season games. Head Coach Mike Helfer and his team will try to continue their winning ways as they travel to Memphis, Tenn.,to take on rival Christian Brothers in the Canale Arena Thursday night. Following a come-from-behind overtime victory against ...

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Blazers prevail in final home game

The Valdosta State Blazers needed a second half surge and an extra period to prevail, defeating Gulf South Conference rival West Florida 86-81 in the final home game of the season Saturday afternoon.  In a game where VSU said farewell to its four seniors, the Blazers, trailing by 14 points with 9:28 left in regulation, used a 26-13 run to ...

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VSU says farewell to seniors

Written by Shane Thomas   Valdosta State men’s basketball team is gearing up for its final home game of the season, hosting West Florida Saturday afternoon. The Blazers enter the game on a three-game winning streak following a 70-69 victory over the West Alabama Tigers last Saturday at The Complex. UWF has won two consecutive games after defeating West Georgia ...

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Blazers to host Wolves Thursday

VSU welcomes their basketball teams home after a two-game road trip as the Blazers return to The Complex to face Wolves of conference rival West Georgia. Valdosta State comes into Thursday’s game with an overall record of 14-7, with a record of 6-7 in conference play.  After winning three of four games on their last home stand, the Blazers took ...

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Blazer basketball face Chargers

The Valdosta State basketball teams are hitting the road again Thursday night as they travel to Spragins Hall in Huntsville, Ala. to take on the Chargers of Alabama-Huntsville. The men’s team is currently No. 9 team in the nation, to tip off a two-game road trip. The Blazers enter Thursday night’s contest with a 13-6 record overall and 5-6 in ...

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Blazer basketball hoping to improve for next game

Written by Chris Kessler   With just nine games left, and a record of 10-7, it’s gut-check time for the Lady Blazers.   “We’re in a nine game season, our focus is to be the best team we can be each and every day. It’s the small things can be the big things and that’s our focus. We’ve got to ...

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Blazers win second straight

Valdosta, Ga. – Valdosta State (12-5) guard Patrick Diop’s team-high 20 points, four assists and four steals helped lift the Blazers to its seventh straight win over conference foe Delta State (7-10) Saturday afternoon in the P.E. Complex. Though the Statesmen made a convincing 10-1 run in the final minutes led by DSU guard Cornell Knight, the Blazers were able ...

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Blazers begin home stand tonight

By Shane Thomas   The Valdosta State Blazers men’s basketball team is back home Thursday night to host the Buccaneers of Christian Brothers University, tipping off a four-game home stand. Having lost four of their last five games, including a 99-93 loss to West Florida last Saturday, Head Coach Mike Helfer and his Blazers see this game as an opportunity ...

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Blazers hit the road against Argos

The Blazers are heading to the beach, but this isn’t a vacation trip, it’s strictly a business trip. The Valdosta State’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will travel to Pensacola, Fl. this Saturday to take on Gulf South Conference rival West Florida. The men’s team is coming off a thrilling 91-88 overtime victory at West Alabama, that snapped their three ...

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