Owens Community College lost to Hillsborough CC (Tampa, Fla.) 69-65 in the Express Tip-Off Classic.
Ironically, Owens (1-1) beat Hillsborough (3-0) one year ago last night when Express coach Jim Welling, who is retiring after this year, won his 500th game.
Hillsborough s Troy Pierson scored 30 points.
Deauntey Scott had 13 points for Owens.
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