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Former Eagle basketball player making presence known at Texas Christian

Former Eagle basketball player making presence known at Texas Christian

Owen Aschieris was the focal point in one of college basketball’s best feel good stories of the season. A sophomore walk-on at Texas Christian University, the former Santa Fe Christian hoops star was rewarded at mid-season with a scholarship by Horned Frog Head Coach Jamie Dixon.

On Jan. 14, a police officer walked in on a TCU team meeting, asking for Aschieris. After a few seconds of concern and confusion, the San Diego native learned about the scholarship and received an enthusiastic endorsement from his teammates. The announcement, which had been orchestrated by the basketball staff, was documented on video, posted on the TCU Men’s Basketball Twitter account and went viral....

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