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Blazers offense helps defeat Tuskegee

Tuesday night, the No. 22 ranked VSU Men’s Basketball team cruised into a 107-81 win over the Tuskegee Tigers in a non-conference matchup at The Complex. Coming off their first loss last week to West Florida, the squad came back in dominant form to get their seventh win of the season. The Blazers were vicious on both ends of the ...

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Samone’ Dixon shoots, scores at VSU

Kenya Samone’ Dixon is a star on the court but her life off the court is the reason she can succeed on the court. Samone’ Dixon started all 32 games last season and had an outstanding year for VSU Women’s Basketball. She led the team in three-pointers made with 78 and was seventeenth in the nation for three-point percentage with ...

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No. 15 Blazers open conference play against UWF

The VSU men’s basketball team will be traveling to Pensacola, Florida for the first conference game of the season against the University of West Florida Argonauts. Both teams have perfect records thus far, so one team will be getting their first loss of the season this weekend. “The game is going to be a dog fight,” senior forward Jimmy Kodet ...

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Shooter’s Shoot: Justice making his own name at VSU

On the hardwood, Beau Justice and the hoop have a very special relationship. Justice, a sharpshooting junior guard for the scorching 2017-2018 Blazers basketball team, shattered nearly every scoring record during his high school career and has continued to perform here at VSU. Growing up in Peebles, Ohio, a small town 64 miles east of Cincinnati, Justice was deemed the ...

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Lady Blazers stay perfect after torching tournament opponents

This past weekend, the No. 8 ranked VSU Lady Blazers basketball team defeated Fort Valley State and Albany State in lopsided affairs. The Lady Blazers faced Fort Valley State in the season opener on Friday night and took home an 87-53 win. Preseason All-GSC member Madi Mitchell was inactive for the game due to a leg injury but her teammates ...

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Women’s Basketball starts journey for fourth title

The VSU Women’s Basketball team brought home their third championship last year, and Friday marks the start of the road to the fourth. The VSU Lady Blazers top the preseason conference polls, as voted by the league’s head coaches. In last year’s preseason poll, the Lady Blazers were predicted to finish the season in ninth place. The ranking isn’t a ...

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Blazers drop preseason exhibition in Athens

The VSU Men’s Basketball team got their first taste of the 2017-2018 season during a preseason exhibition matchup Thursday night against the Georgia Bulldogs in a 117-74 loss. Defense was certainly a major entity of the contest that was held at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia. The first score of the game came after two minutes of play when Co-SEC ...

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Blazer Basketball debuts high in preseason conference polls

Blazer Basketball looks poised to pick up where they left off last year, the most successful season in collective Men’s and Women’s basketball history at VSU. The Men’s team compiled a record of 27-6 and won the regular season Gulf South Conference title. Head coach Mike Helfer was voted as GSC Coach of the Year and Jerimiah Hill was selected ...

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