Remember The Ten: OSU Community Remembers Those Lost In 2001 Plane Crash

Wednesday, January 27th 2016, 11:17 am
By: News 9

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, marks 15 years since a plane carrying ten members of the Oklahoma State University basketball team and staff crashed in Colorado.

On January 27, 2001 the OSU basketball team was returning from a game in Boulder, Colorado, when one plane crashed. The twin-engine Beech King Air 200 went down about 30 miles east of Denver during a light snow.

It was one of three small aircraft carrying members of the Oklahoma State University basketball team and staff.

The men lost in the crash were Denver Mills, Nate Fleming, Daniel Lawson, Jared Weiberg, Pat Noyes, Bill Teegins, Will Hancock, Brian Luinstra, Kendall Durfey and Bjorn Fahlstrom.

News 9 Special Coverage: Remember The Ten 

On Wednesday, the OSU community is honoring those lost with a series of events. The Southwest lobby of Gallagher-Iba Arena, better known as the Memorial lobby, will open at 8 a.m. for anyone who would like to pay their respects or leave a memento.

Coach Eddie Sutton, along with former players, alumni, friends and family members will be attend the day's events. Wednesday's game will be played 15 years to the date of the tragedy.

  • 8 a.m. – Memorial Lobby opens for visitors
  • 6:37 p.m. – OSU Library Carillon bells will toll 10 times in honor of each of those that have been lost.
  • 7:45 p.m. – Moment of silence.
  • 8 p.m. – Oklahoma State vs. Baylor tipoff.
  • Halftime – OSU Counseling Services will receive the proceeds from last year's Remember The Ten Run.

This year's Remember The Ten Run will take place on April 16. Visit the website to register or for more information.