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History

The history of Tri-Center basketball started in 1959 and has had many trips to the state tournament.

TROJAN VARSITY TEAM SEASON RECORDS

YEAR WINS LOSSES PCT.
1959-60 19 4 0.826
1960-61 19 4 0.826
1961-62 13 9 0.591
1962-63 12 7 0.632
1963-64 12 6 0.667
1964-65 6 11 0.353
1965-66 8 11 0.421
1966-67 15 6 0.714
1967-68 23 2 0.920
1968-69 12 8 0.600
1969-70 24 4 0.857
1970-71 9 11 0.450
1971-72 8 11 0.421
1972-73 9 14 0.391
1973-74 11 8 0.579
1974-75 17 5 0.773
1975-76 17 7 0.708
1976-77 10 11 0.476
1977-78 20 5 0.800
1978-79 15 6 0.714
1979-80 16 9 0.640
1980-81 16 6 0.727
1981-82 12 10 0.545
1982-83 14 8 0.636
1983-84 12 9 0.571
1984-85 18 6 0.750
1985-86 23 4 0.852
1986-87 19 4 0.826
1987-88 11 10 0.524
1988-89 16 6 0.727
1989-90 18 6 0.750
1990-91 17 6 0.739
1991-92 3 16 0.158
1992-93 3 16 0.158
1993-94 13 8 0.619
1994-95 20 5 0.800
1995-96 20 2 0.909
1996-97 23 2 0.920
1997-98 8 13 0.381
1998-99 6 13 0.316
1999-00 8 11 0.421
2000-01 17 7 0.708
 2001-02 20  0.833 
2002-03 4 15 0.210
 2003-04 7 12 0.368
 2004-05 17 6 0.739
 2005-06 15 9 0.625
 2006-07 23 5 0.821
 2007-08 20 5 0.800
 2008-09 15 7 0.682
 2009-10 14 8 0.636
 2010-11 17 5 0.773
 2011-12 13 10 0.565
 2012-13 11 12 0.478
 2013-14 10 13 0.435
2014-151410 

778 438 0.639

RECORDS AGAINST ALL OPPONENTS

1959-PRESENT
OPPONENT WINS LOSSES PCT.
Iowa Deaf 37 0 1.000
Minden 5 0 1.000
Manning 4 0 1.000
Farragut 2 0 1.000
Hamburg 2 0 1.000
Malvern 2 0 1.000
Modale 2 0 1.000
Abe Lynx (Soph) 1 0 1.000
Clarinda Academy 4 0 1.000
CAM 4 0 1.000
Hampton-Dumont 1 0 1.000
Carroll Kuemper 1 0 1.000
Ida Grove 1 0 1.000
Iowa City Regina 1 0 1.000
Lake Mills 1 0 1.000
Murray 1 0 1.000
So. Cal (Lake City) 1 0 1.000
United Comm (Boone) 1 0 1.000
St. Joe (Neola) 8 1 0.889
Lewis Central 6 1 0.857
Walnut 47 9 0.839
Shelby Tennant 44 9 0.830
Magnolia 4 1 0.800
West Harrison 4 1 0.800
Logan-Magnolia 44 11 0.800
Woodbine 28 8 0.778
Missouri Valley 72 26 0.735
Oakland 39 15 0.722
Underwood 90 38 0.703
Carson-Macedonia 33 16 0.673
Manilla 6 3 0.667
West Monona 4 2 0.667
A-H-S-T 35 18 0.660
Griswold 52 30 0.634
Red Oak 5 3 0.625
Riverside 29 19 0.604
Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto 3 2 0.600
Elk Horn-Kimballton 33 24 0.579
Dunlap (Boyer Valley) 4 3 0.571
Avo-Ha 28 22 0.560
Audubon 30 28 0.517
Adair-Casey 1 1 0.500
CB-TJ 1 1 0.500
Nodaway Valley 1 1 0.500
Treynor 44 79 0.358
Atlantic 1 2 0.333
Exira 1 2 0.333
Panama 1 2 0.333
Sidney 1 2 0.333
St. Albert 7 24 0.226
IKM-Manning 1 8 0.111
CB AL 0 1 0.000
TJ Reserves 0 1 0.000
Paulina 0 1 0.000
LaPorte City 0 1 0.000
Corydon 0 1 0.000
Wall Lake View 0 1 0.000
Charter Oak-Ute 0 1 0.000
Unity Christian Orange City 0 1 0.000
Coon Rapids-Bayard 0 1 0.000
Osage 0 1 0.000
Battle Creek-Ida Grove 0 1 0.000
St. Ansgar 0 1 0.000
Mid Prairie 0 1 0.000
Fort Dodge, St. Edmond 0 1 0.000


765 433 0.639

Leading Game Scorers

59   

Cary Cochran   

2-18-97   

vs.   

EH-K

50   

Cary Cochran   

12-6-94   

vs.   

Treynor

49   

Cary Cochran   

1-14-95   

vs.   

Treynor

47   

Cary Cochran   

2-10-94   

vs.   

Treynor

46   

Dave Lefeber   

2-14-75   

vs.  

ISD

45   

Rick Lee   

1-9-68   

vs.   

Treynor

44 Cary Cochran 12-19-95 vs. Audubon

Career Scoring Leaders

1.   

Cary Cochran

2650 (State Record)

1997   

2 Kurt Spomer 1948 2008
3 Britton Barrier 1272 2013

4.   

Kevin White

1207   

1986

5. Shawn Dalton 1116 2002

6.   

Brad Armstrong

1071   

1985

7.   

Scott Krumwiede 

1053   

1987

8. Monte Larsen 989 2008

9.   

Kenny Kemmish

936   

1962

10.   

Jeff Harman

860 

1973


Britton Barrier, number 3 on all-time scoring list






Career Rebounding Leaders

1. Kurt Spomer 778 2008

2.   

Dave Barrier

686   

1975

3.   

Jeff Harman

594   

1973

4.   

Steve Brougham

570   

1975

5.   

Jim McDonald

538   

1976

6. Ryan Bennett 531 1996
7. Jesse Harman 521 2011

8. 

Gregg Barrier

519   

1981

9. Britton Barrier 518 2013

9.  

Scott Krumwiede

517   

1987

Career Assist Leaders

1.   

Cary Cochran

706   

1997

2 Kurt Spomer 458 2008
3. Britton Barrier 369 2013

4.   

Kevin White

345   

1986

5.   

Rob Larsen

336   

1990

6.   

Jim Dermody

316   

1990

7.   

Bryan White

300   

1987

8.   

Regan Schroder

292   

2000

9.   

Britton Barrier 245 2012
10.

Mike Larsen

238   

1979

Steals in a Career

1. Cary Cochran 244 1997
2 Kurt Spomer 233 2008
3 Monte Larsen 213 2008
4 Kevin White 175 1986
5. Marty Rogers 144 1981
6 Paul Larsen 142 2002
7. Mike Larsen 139 1979
8. Brad Armstrong 136 1985
9. Britton Barrier 134 2013
10. Rob Larsen 130 1990

Career 3 Point Goals

1. Cary Cochran 352 96-97
2 Kurt Spomer 226 07-08
3. Monte Larsen 182 07-08
4 Kevin White 153 85-86
5. Paul Larsen 125 01-02
6. Christian Way 115 12-13
7. Bryan White 110 86-87
8. Shawn Peterson 105 01-02
9. Nick Kuster 101 96-97
10. Shawn Dalton 88 01-02

Charges Taken:  Career

1. Kurt Spomer 24 2008
2 Jesse Harman 22 2011
3 Cary Cochran 21 1997
4 Ian Miller 20 2014
5. Noah Thielen 17 2002
6 Jay McDonald 16 1998
7. Dan Elliott 15 1991
8. Jim Dermody 14 1990
9 Josh Calhoon 12 2010
9. John Ratigan 12 1988
10. Kevin White 11 1986
10. Sam Elias 11 1984
10. Shawn Dalton 11 2002

 

IHSAA Hall of Fame Inductees

Cary Cochran    
1997 T-C graduate     Inducted into IHSAA Hall of Fame in March 2010
Coach Carl Cochran    
1975-2008 Basketball Coach at T-C      Inducted into IHSAA Hall of Fame in March 2009

Head Coaches

Harold McKercher 1959-66
Ken Frey 1967-69
Ron Mueller 1970-74
Carl Cochran
  • January 2006-- 500th career win
  • May 2008--Retired from coaching after coaching 40 years and 551 wins (the 12th highest total all-time in Iowa Prep basketball).
  • District Coach of the Year (Southwest Iowa) by the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association in 1981, 1986, and 1997). 
  • State Coach of the Year in Class 2A by the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association in 1986 and 2008.
  • Inducted into IHSAA Hall of Fame on March 14, 2009, in Des Moines.
1975- May 2008
Chad Harder 2008-2009 to present
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