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Vincennes Opens #1 In NJCAA Poll

Vincennes University (IN) opens the 2014-15 season with the #1 ranking in the preseason NJCAA poll.

Vincennes was 34-3 last year and advanced to the semifinals of the National Tournament at Hutch for the second year in a row.

Vincennes will get tested right out of the gate on Saturday night when they lock up with T.J. Dunans (Auburn) and #4-ranked Columbia State.

Trinity Valley (TX) is ranked #2, with #3 South Plains (TX), #4 Columbia State (TN) and #5 College of Southern Idaho rounding out the top five.

The complete Top 25 can be found with the link below.

NJCAA Top 25

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Jeremiah Davis Out Next 8-10 Weeks

Ball State's Jeremiah Davis will miss the next 8-10 weeks after suffering a foot injury in practice that will require surgery.

Davis transferred into the program from Cincinnati last year and was a likely starter in the Ball State backcourt.

Losing Davis, who is a native of Muncie, Indiana, is a blow to a Ball State team that lacks backcourt experience.

Ball State opens their season on November 14 at Utah.

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Video: Wearing Candy Stripes At IU

Here is Indiana University basketball video on what it is like to wear the candy stripes.


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C.J. Walker Commits To Purdue

Class of 2016 Indianpolis Arsenal Tech star C.J. Walker has committed to play his college basketball for head coach Matt Painter and the Purdue Boilermakers.

Walker, a 6'0 point guard, is a superb floor leader who excels at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. Walker ranks among the top prospects in the Indiana class of 2016.

Walker selected Purdue over a host of other offers including Cincinnati, Butler, Toledo, Ball State and others.

Walker competes on the travel team circuit with the Spiece Indy Heat.

Walker's verbal comes on the heels of 2016 star Kyle Guy of Lawrence Central committing to Virginia.

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Video: George Hill Talks Injury Recovery

George Hill of the Indiana Pacers gives an update on his injured left knee and his treatment plan.


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