NIACC men cruise past Luther JV, 108-70

NIACC's Deundra Roberson slams home two points in Tuesday's win.
NIACC's Deundra Roberson slams home two points in Tuesday's win.

MASON CITY - For the fourth straight game, the NIACC men's basketball team has reached century mark.

NIACC (8-2 overall) put four players in double figures and cruised to a 108-70 nonconference victory over the Luther College Junior Varsity Tuesday night in the NIACC gym. James Harris scored 17 points with eight steals, six assists and five rebounds to lead the Trojans to their seventh straight win.

In its last four games where NIACC has scored at least 100 points, the Trojans have outscored their opponents, 420-283.

It is the first time since the 1971-72 season that a NIACC men's team has scored at least 100 points in four straight games. The Trojans scored 100 points in five straight games in 1971-72.

The last time a NIACC men's team won seven straight games was the 2012-13 season when the Trojans' rattled off eight straight wins at one point.

In Tuesday's win over the Norse, the Trojans also received 13 points from Quentin Hardrict, 12 points from Trey Sampson and 11 points from Chandler Dean.

Dean led the Trojans with nine rebounds and three blocked shot. Kyle Lang scored nine points with five assists, four rebounds and one steal.

NIACC opens ICCAC play Saturday at No. 2 Southwestern. Game time in Creston is slated for 3 p.m.

2018-19 season (8-2 overall)

DCTC 91, NIACC 80

NIACC 97, Bay College 77

Iowa Western 100, NIACC 76

NIACC 78, Marshalltown CC 73

NIACC 99, RCTC 67

NIACC 94, Southeastern CC 86

NIACC 109, Wartburg College JV 77

NIACC 101, DCTC 65

NIACC 105, Northeast CC 71

NIACC 108, Luther College JV 70

NIACC men's basketball team 2018-19

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

In November                                                    7-2

In December                                                    1-0

Plays at home                                                  2-1

Plays on road                                                   3-1

Plays on neutral court                                       3-0

Leads at halftime                                              6-0

Trails at halftime                                                2-2

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                             3-0

Scores 100 or more points                                 4-0

Allows less than 60 points                                  0-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             2-0

Allows between 70-79 points                             5-0

Allows between 80-89 points                             1-0

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                             1-1

Game decided by 11-14 points                           0-0

Game decided by 15+ points                             6-1

 

TEAM SEASON HIGHS

Points - 109 vs. Wartburg College JV (11-26-18)

3-point goals - 14 vs. Wartburg College JV (11-26-18)

Rebounds - 62 vs. DCTC (11-28-18)

Assists - 24, twice.

Steals - 21 vs. Luther College JV (12-4-18)

 

INDIVIDUAL SEASON HIGHS

Points - 30, Wendell Matthews vs. Northeast CC (11-30-18)

3-point goals - 4, Kyle Lang vs. Wartburg College JV (11-26-18)

Rebounds - 14, Wendell Matthews vs. Southeastern (11-16-18)

Assists - 10, James Harris vs. Wartburg College JV (11-26-18)

Steals - 8, James Harris vs. Luther College JV (12-4-18)

 

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 100 points: 108 vs. Luther College JV (12-4-18)

Had 10 3-point goals: 10 vs. Northeast CC (11-30-18)

Had 50 rebounds: 54 vs. Luther College JV (12-4-18)

Had 20 assists: 24 vs. Luther College JV (12-4-18)

Had 15 steals: 21 vs. Luther College JV (12-4-18)

 

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: 30, Wendell Matthews vs. Northeast CC (11-30-18)

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: 13, Wendell Matthews vs. DCTC (11-28-18)

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

10 assists: 10, James Harris vs. Wartburg College JV (11-26-18)

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

5 steals: 8, James Harris vs. Luther College JV (12-4-18)

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

Double/double: Wendell Matthews 19 points/13 rebounds vs. DCTC (11-28-18)