Spirit Lake Basketball Alum In The NCAA Division II Quarterfinals
Owen Coburn, formerly of the Spirit Lake boys basketball program, will be with the Truman State University men's team as they prepare for the NCAA Division II quarterfinals. The Truman State Men's Basketball team won the Midwest Regional this past week by defeating Ashland 82-63 and then won a close game over Michigan Tech 65-62. Truman will play in the Elite Eight for the first time since the 1999 season. Owen is a sophomore on the team and has played in 15 games this season. His best game was January 14th against Missouri S&T when he scored 11 points, had 3 assists and 2 rebounds. Truman State is 20-2 on the season and coached by former Iowa basketball player Jeff Horner. The Bulldogs will face Flagler College out of Florida coming up tonight at 8:45 PM in the quarterfinals. Truman State University is located in Kirksville, Missouri.