The Owens Community College men’s basketball team begins its postseason run toward a national title as the Express compete in the NJCAA Region XII (District 11) Men’s Basketball Championship on Friday and Saturday.
The semifinals and finals will take place at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College in Cincinnati.
Led by head coach David Clarke, the Express will take a 22-8 overall record into the single elimination tournament where they will play Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (21-8) in semifinal action at 6 p.m. Friday. If they would advance, the Express would play at 6 p.m. Saturday in the championship game.
Other teams participating in the tournament include Cuyahoga Community College (13-15) and Lakeland Community College (23-5).
In addition, Clark’s team finished in second place in the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (10-2 record).
The NJCAA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship will take place March 19-23 in Danville, Ill.
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