Trailblazers improve to 10-0 with 72-59 win at Lake Land
December 6, 2012
MATTOON, Ill. - The sixth-ranked Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team posted a 72-59 win over host Lake Land Wednesday night to improve to 10-0 on the season and stay perfect in games vs. NJCAA Region 12 teams. The victory allowed VU to maintain its early-season chances at a favorable region tournament seed in March.
Sophomore Darius Carter had 19 to pace VU, while sophomore Tyran de Lattibeaudiere scored 11 of his 15 in the first half. Sophomore Jerrod Gaston finished with 11 points.
The Trailblazers led 43-26 at halftime and stretched the lead before the Lakers went on an 18-10 run to end the game.
VU will host Sinclair in a 5 p.m. game Saturday at the VU P.E. Complex. The game follows the VU women vs. Cincinnati State in the last game of the VU Classic at 3 p.m.
The men's game can be heard on Blazer 91.1 WVUB Radio. It will also be streamed live online at www.wvut.org. WVUT Channel 22 will air the game via tape-delay at 4 p.m. Sunday.