In Memory of the Ten, Oklahoma Mourns


Wednesday, January 31st 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


The memorial service for the ten men who died in Saturday's tragic plane crash will be televised live at 3:00 PM today on KOTV Channel 6. The men include:

Daniel Lawson, 21, junior guard from Detroit, Mich., played in two of the first three games last season at OSU, then sat out the rest of the year.

Nate Fleming, 21, freshman from Edmond, Okla., was a walk-on who played in four games last year. Fleming broke his nose in practice in December and returned to the court against Texas A&M on Wednesday.

Pat Noyes, 27, director of basketball operations, was in his second year as the Cowboys' administrative assistant. He spent the 1998-99 season at Georgia State as an administrative assistant under coach Lefty Driesell.

Will Hancock, 31, was in his fifth year as coordinator of media relations. He joined the staff in 1996. He is the son of Bill Hancock, director of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. He is married to Karen Hancock, coach of the OSU women's soccer team.

Brian Luinstra, 29, originally from Augusta, Kan., was an athletic trainer for the Cowboys. He joined Oklahoma in December 1999 after four years as assistant athletic trainer at Wichita State.

Bill Teegins, 48, the play-by-play voice of the OSU basketball and football broadcasts and sports director of KWTV in Oklahoma City. He was named Oklahoma Sportscaster of the Year six times. This was Teegin's 11th season with the Cowboys. He had been with KWTV 13 years.

Jared Weiberg, student manager and nephew of Big 12 commissioner Kevin Weiberg.

Kendall Durfey, a broadcast engineer for OSU educational television services.

Bjorn Falistrom, co-pilot.

Denver Mills of Oklahoma City, pilot. He had flown Oklahoma State University athletic teams for several years.

Oklahoma State University has set up a web site that users can visit and leave messages. In addition, the O-S-U website will streaming live video and audio from the memorial service. CLICK HERE to be immediately transported to the O-S-U web site.