No. 14 NIACC outscores Iowa Lakes, 119-110

Quentin Hardrict converts a reverse layup against Iowa Lakes.
Quentin Hardrict converts a reverse layup against Iowa Lakes.

MASON CITY - The No. 14 NIACC men's basketball team outscored Iowa Lakes 119-110 Thursday in an ICCAC contest.

NIACC (16-3 overall, 6-1 in the ICCAC) trailed 53-45 at the half but outscored the Lakers 74-57 in the second half to gain the 19-point victory.

The 119 points by NIACC is tied for the 13th most in school history. The 119 points is the most the Trojans have scored in a game against Iowa Lakes since they topped the Lakers 128-99 in the 1978 regional tournament.

The 119 points is also the second most in the Mark Mohl era. The Trojans topped the Mount Mercy Junior Varsity 125-98 earlier this season.

Quentin Hardrict recorded his first career double/double with 26 points, a career-high 13 assists and career-best six steals to lead NIACC. The 13 assists is tied for third on NIACC's single-game assist list and most since Trei Mitchell had 13 in a game in 2014-15 season.

Also for the Trojans on Thursday, Wendell Matthews scored 20 points with 13 rebounds and Deundra Roberson scored 22 points with four assists and four steals. It was Matthews' eighth career double/double.

NIACC returns to action Saturday at home against Southwestern. Game time is slated for 3 p.m. in the NIACC gym.

NIACC's 2018-19 season (16-3 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 104, Southwestern 81

NIACC 125, Mount Mercy JV 98

NIACC 86, Iowa Central 75

NIACC 106, DMACC 100

Kirkwood 83, NIACC 65

NIACC 108, St. Ambrose JV 72

NIACC 110, Little Priest Tribal College 85

NIACC 86, Ellsworth 54

NIACC 119, Iowa Lakes 110

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 100 points: 119 vs. Iowa Lakes (1-31-19)

Had 10 3-point goals: 10 vs. DMACC (1-16-19)

Had 50 rebounds: 61 vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-23-19)

Had 20 assists: 28 vs. Iowa Lakes (1-31-19)

Had 15 steals: 18 vs. Iowa Lakes (1-31-19)

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: 37, Quentin Hardrict vs. DMACC (1-16-19)

5 3-point goals: 5, Deundra Roberson vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-23-19)

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. Iowa Lakes (1-31-19)

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

10 assists: 13, Quentin Hardrict vs. Iowa Lakes (1-31-18)

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

5 steals: 6, Quentin Hardrict vs. Iowa Lakes (1-31-19)

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

Double/double: Wendell Matthews 20 points/13 rebounds and Quentin Hardrict 26 points/13 assists vs. Iowa Lakes (1-31-19)

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