The Daily Express

Owens Express Basketball Team Voted No. 1 - Again - in National Poll

  For the second week in a row, the Owens Community College men's basketball team has been voted No. 1 in the nation by the National Junior College Athletic Association among Division II junior/community colleges.

  Two-time national champions, the Owens Express now has an overall record of 17-1.

  The only other Ohio team in the Top 10 is Lakeland Community College, whom the Express defeated 80-63 on January 17.

  "We've had a strong start in our conference season," Head Coach Jim Welling said. "We're working hard and things are coming together nicely."

  The Owens Express plays next at Clark State Community College at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 24. The Express is undefeated in the Ohio Community College Athletic Association (OCCAC) with a 6-0 record.

Last modified on: Monday, January 26, 1998
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