UCLA continued to dominate SCAA Div I College Basketball that season. But at Vincennes University and locales such as Moberly, Mo., Burlington, Iowa, Muskegon, Mich., and Hutchinson, Kan. (a.k.a. “Hutch”), it was the VU Trailblazers making opponenets a deal they couldn’t refuse.
The Trailblazers of 1971-72 were sophomores Bill Butler, Tony Byers, Dennis Shidler, Clarence “Foots” Walker and Dave Woodall, as well as freshmen Jerry Bohman, Mike Darrett, Dave Edmonds, Eartha Faust and Harold Miles. They were coached by the late Allen Bradfield. He was assisted by Dan Sparks.
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