NIACC stops RCTC, 99-67

IOWA FALLS - Wendell Matthews scored a career-high 28 points to lead the NIACC men's basketball team to a 99-67 victory over RCTC Saturday at the Dale Howard Classic on the Ellsworth campus.

NIACC (3-2 overall) also received 15 points from Deundra Roberson, 11 points from Orrington Hamilton and 10 each from Chandler Dean and Quentin Hardrict.

NIACC returns to action Tuesday at home in a nonconference contest against the Luther College Junior Varsity. Game time is set for 6:30 p.m. in the NIACC gym.

NIACC men's 2018-19 season (3-2 overall)

DCTC 91, NIACC 80

NIACC 97, Bay College 77

Iowa Western 100, NIACC 76

NIACC 78, Marshalltown 73

NIACC 99, RCTC 67

TEAM SEASON HIGHS

Points - 99 vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

3-point goals - 11 vs. Bay College (11-3-18)

Rebounds - 48, twice.

Assists - 24 vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

Steals - 17 vs. Bay College (11-3-18)

INDIVIDUAL SEASON HIGHS

Points - 28, Wendell Matthews vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

3-point goals - 3, James Harris, Orrington Hamilton vs. Bay College (11-3-18); Hamilton 3 vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

Rebounds - 13, Wendell Matthews vs. Bay College (11-3-18)

Assists - 7, Harris vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

Steals - 5, Deundra Roberson vs. Marshalltown CC, 11-9-18)

NIACC men's basketball team 2018-19

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

In November                                                    3-2

Plays at home                                                  1-1

Plays on road                                                   0-1

Plays on neutral court                                       2-0

Leads at halftime                                              2-0

Trails at halftime                                                1-2

Tied at halftime                                                  0-0

Plays in overtime                                                0-0

Scores less than 60 points                                 0-0

Scores between 60-69 points                             0-0

Scores between 70-79 points                             1-1

Scores between 80-89 points                             0-1

Scores between 90-99 points                             2-0

Scores 100 or more points                                  0-0

Allows less than 60 points                                  0-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             1-0

Allows between 70-79 points                             2-0

Allows between 80-89 points                             0-0

Allows between 90-99 points                             0-1

Allows 100 or more points                                  0-1

Game decided by 1-3 points                               0-0

Game decided by 4-6 points                               1-0

Game decided by 7-10 points                             0-1

Game decided by 11-14 points                           0-0

Game decided by 15+ points                             2-1

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 100 points: 103 vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-5-17)

Had 10 3-point goals: 11 vs. Bay College (11-3-18)

Had 50 rebounds: 50 vs. AFLBS (12-16-17)

Had 20 assists: 24 vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

Had 15 steals: 16 vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

THE LAST TIME A TROJAN HAD ...

50 points: 51, Dennis Shaffer vs. Southeastern (1972-73); 50, Dennis Shaffer vs. Iowa Central (1972-73)

40 points: 46, Walter Smith vs. Iowa Lakes (1973-74)

30 points: 31, Nick Wurm vs. Iowa Lakes (2-18-18)

5 3-point goals: 5, Nick Wurm vs. Iowa Lakes (3-6-18)

25 rebounds: 25, Terry McKissick vs. Marshalltown (1971-72)

15 rebounds: 18, Cam McPherson vs. AFLBS (12-16-17)

10 rebounds: 11, Wendell Matthews vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

15 assists: 16, Mike Eckenrod vs. Kirkwood (1987-88)

10 assists: 13, Trei Mitchell vs. AFLBS (1-16-15)

10 steals: 10, Jade Watson vs. Normandale (1993-94)

5 steals: 5, Deundra Roberson vs. Marshalltown CC (11-9-18)

5 blocks: 6, Matthew Don vs. Iowa Lakes (2-12-14)

Double/double: Wendell Matthews 28 points/11 rebounds vs. RCTC (11-10-18)