No. 2 NIACC women cruise past Ellsworth, 131-56

NIACC's Mandy Willems connects on one of her 11 3-point goals in Wednesday's win over Ellsworth.
NIACC's Mandy Willems connects on one of her 11 3-point goals in Wednesday's win over Ellsworth.

MASON CITY - The No. 2 NIACC women's basketball team rolled to a 131-56 victory over Ellsworth Wednesday in an ICCAC contest in the NIACC gym.

NIACC received a career-high 46 points, including 11 3-point goals, from freshman Mandy Willems. Freshman Jada Buford scored 31 points, sophomore Tahya Campbell scored 17 points and freshman Autam Mendez scored 12 points.

The 46 points by Willems is the most ever by a NIACC women's player in an ICCAC contest. The previous most in a league game was 44 by Chelsey Jacox against Iowa Central in the 2013-14 season.

The 46 points by Willems ranks second on the school's career single-game list. Trudy Peterson holds the single-game record with 51 points against Kennedy King in the 2015-16 season.

The 11 3-point goals by Willems is tied for third on the all-time single-game list. Jennifer Currier (1987-88) and Trudy Peterson (2015-16) share the single-game record of 12 3-point goals in a game.

The 131 points by the Lady Trojans is tied for third on the school's single-game scoring list. The women's all-time single-game record came in a 135-33 win over Hibbing CC in the 2013-14 season.

NIACC women's 2018-19 season (22-5 overall)

NIACC 95, Illinois Central 89  (OT)

NIACC 109, Bay College 74

NIACC 111, Marshalltown CC 65

NIACC 126, RCTC 86

Trinity Valley CC 78, NIACC 73

Johnson County CC 82, NIACC 74

NIACC 120, Kalamazoo Valley CC 71

NIACC 117, Bryant & Stratton 95

NIACC 79, Northeast CC 68

NIACC 113, Southwestern 92

NIACC 77, Bryant & Stratton 70

Illinois Central 84, NIACC 77

NIACC 88, Parkland 76

NIACC 79, Iowa Central 62

NIACC 110, DMACC 85

Kirkwood 77, NIACC 71

NIACC 102, Southeastern 69

NIACC 116, Little Priest Tribal College 69

NIACC 119, Ellsworth 54

NIACC 99, Iowa Lakes 70

NIACC 107, Southwestern 72

NIACC 74, Iowa Central 63

NIACC 68, Kirkwood 62

NIACC 101, Little Priest Tribal College 66

NIACC 98, Iowa Lakes 74

NIACC 131, Ellsworth 56

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 100 points: 131 vs. Ellsworth (2-27-19)

Had 15 3-point goals: 16 vs. Ellsworth (2-27-19)

Had 50 rebounds: 63 vs. Ellsworth (2-27-19)

Had 20 assists: 20 vs. Ellsworth (2-27-19)

Had 15 steals: 29 vs. Ellsworth (2-27-19)

Beat a rated team: No. 5 NIACC 68 No. 2 Kirkwood 62 (2-9-19)

THE LAST TIME A LADY TROJAN HAD ...

50 points: 51, Trudy Peterson vs. Kennedy King College (11-21-15)

40 points: 46, Mandy Willems vs. Ellsworth (2-27-19)

30 points: 31, Jada Buford vs. Ellsworth (2-27-19)

10 3-point goals: 11, Mandy Willems vs. Ellsworth (2-27-19)

5 3-point goals: 6, Mandy Willems vs. Little Priest Tribal College (2-13-19)

10 rebounds: 10, Tahya Campbell and Autam Mendez vs. Ellsworth (2-29-19)

15 rebounds: 15, Autam Mendez vs. Ellsworth (1-26-19)

10 assists: 10, Kelsie Willert vs. DMACC (2-24-18)

10 steals: 11, Jada Buford vs. Marshalltown CC (11-9-18)

5 steals: 7, Kelcie Hale and Mandy Willems vs. Ellsworth (2-27-19)

10 blocks: 10, Anna Eckert vs. DMACC (3-5-16)

Double/double: Tahya Campbell 17 points/10 rebounds and Autam Mendez 12 points/10 rebounds vs. Ellsworth (2-27-19)

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