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Published 3/4/2005

Owens Express Men's Basketball Competes in NJCAA Region XII Tournament, Mar. 10-13

The Owens Community College men's basketball team begins its postseason run toward a third national title as the Express compete in the NJCAA Region XII (District 7) Men's Basketball Championships this coming weekend. The tournament will be held at Edison State Community College in Piqua, Ohio, Thursday-Sunday, March 10-13.

Coached by Jim Welling, the Express will take a 25-5 overall record into the single elimination tournament, where they will battle Clark State Community College at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 11. If they would advance, Owens will play the Columbus State Community College/Cincinnati State Community College winner at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 12. The championship game will occur at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 13.

Other teams participating in the tournament include Lakeland Community College, Cuyahoga Community College, Sinclair Community College, Edison State Community College and Southern State Community College.

Welling's teams have previously won seven Great Lakes Region XII championships to qualify for the national tournament. They also captured NJCAA national championships in 1992 and 1993 and finished as the national runner-up in 1994.

Owens completed their Ohio Community College Athletic Association (OCCAC) regular season in second place with an 11-3 record.

The NJCAA Division II Men's Basketball National Championships will be held Wednesday-Saturday, March 23-26 in Danville, Illinois. Owens Community College is one of the fastest-growing higher educational institutions in Northwest Ohio. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 45,000 credit and non-credit students, making it the number one choice for new college students. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 130 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Fine and Performing Arts, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, and Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.



 

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