OCC Womens Hoops Coach Mike Wheeler notches 400th win

Mike Wheeler celebrates with his team after capturing his 400th win as OCC Head Coach

OCC Womens Basketball beat Jefferson Community College 63-45 on Tuesday night, advancing to familiar territory in the Regional Playoffs.

There's another exciting storyline tonight as well.

Head Coach Mike Wheeler, in his 16th year leading the Lazers, records his 400th win as OCC Head Coach.

"Wow, when I took over back in 2001, you know, it's been one heck of a ride. It's been an enjoyable one to say the least" Wheeler said after the game, holding his young son on his shoulder

"It's special but it's about all the programs I've had and all the great players that have come across that have played for me that have done this for me and along with that great staff" he adds.

OCC has made several Final Fours in the NJCAA playoffs in Wheeler's tenure, including a National Championship game appearance in 2010 with the only loss of the year coming in the final game.

He's averaging 25 wins per season, while consistently coaching the Lazers to a top-10 ranking.

Onondaga now advances to Regionals over the weekend.

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