No. 3 NIACC men stop Luther JV, 105-58

Wendell Matthews scores two of his game-high 22 points in NIACC's 105-58 win over the Luther College JV Wednesday night.
Wendell Matthews scores two of his game-high 22 points in NIACC's 105-58 win over the Luther College JV Wednesday night.

MASON CITY - The No. 3 NIACC men's basketball team topped the Luther College Junior Varsity 105-58 on Wednesday night on Autism Awareness Night in the NIACC gym.

For the first time in school history, the NIACC men have started the season by scoring at least 100 points in five straight games. The 1971-72 team, which finished 22-5, started the season by scoring 100 points in its first four games.

Sophomore Wendell Matthews recorded a double/double with 22 points and 13 rebounds to lead NIACC.  It was Matthews' fourth double/double of the season and the 12th of his career.

Also for NIACC, Deundra Roberson scored 14 points with seven steals and six assists. Chandler Dean scored 13 points with five rebounds, Trey Sampson scored 12 points with five rebounds and McKelary Robertson scored 10 points.

NIACC returns to action Friday at home against the Grinnell College Junior Varsity. Game time is slated for 7:30 p.m. in the NIACC gym.

NIACC men's 2019-20 season (5-0 overall)

NIACC 119, Hibbing CC 74

NIACC 119, Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) 88

NIACC 100, Kansas City (Kan.) CC 95

NIACC 120, Quakderdale Prep Academy 62

NIACC 105, Luther College JV 58

2019-20 TEAM SEASON HIGHS

Points - 120 vs. Quakderdale Prep Academy (11-9-19)

3-point goals - 11, twice.

Rebounds - 67 vs. Quakderdale Prep Academy (11-9-19)

Assists - 32 vs. Quakderdale Prep Academy (11-9-19)

Steals - 19 vs. Hibbing CC (11-1-19)

Blocks - 11 vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19)

2019-20 INDIVIDUAL SEASON HIGHS

Points - 37, Deundra Roberson vs. Quakderdale Prep Academy (11-9-19)

3-point goals - 4, Deundra Roberson vs. Quakderdale Prep Academy (11-9-19)

Rebounds - 19, Wendell Matthews vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19)

Assists - 8, Anthony McDade vs. Quakderdale Prep Academy (11-9-19)

Steals - 7, Deundra Roberson twice.

Blocks - 4, Wendell Matthews vs. Kansas City (Kan.) CC (11-8-19)

NIACC men's basketball team 2019-20

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

In November                                                    5-0

Plays at home                                                  3-0

Plays on road                                                   0-0

Plays on neutral court                                       2-0

Leads at halftime                                              5-0

Trails at halftime                                               0-0

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                             0-0

Scores between 80-89 points                             0-0

Scores between 90-99 points                             0-0

Scores 100 or more points                                 5-0

Allows less than 60 points                                  1-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             1-0

Allows between 70-79 points                             1-0

Allows between 80-89 points                             1-0

Allows between 90-99 points                             1-0

Allows 100 or more points                                 0-0

Game decided by 1-3 points                               0-0

Game decided by 4-6 points                               1-0

Game decided by 7-10 points                             0-0

Game decided by 11-14 points                           0-0

Game decided by 15+ points                             4-0

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 100 points: NIACC 105, Luther College JV 58 (11-13-19)

Had 10 3-point goals: 11 vs. Quakderdale Prep Academy (11-9-19)

Had 50 rebounds: 60 vs. Luther College JV (11-13-19)

Had 20 assists: 22 vs. Luther College JV (11-13-19)

Had 15 steals: 17 vs. Luther College JV (11-13-19)

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, Deundra Roberson vs. Quakderdale Prep Academy (11-9-19)

5 3-point goals: 6, Deundra Roberson vs. Little Priest Tribal College (3-5-19) - Regional tournament game

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

15 rebounds: 19, Wendell Matthews vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19)

10 rebounds: 13, Wendell Matthews vs. Luther College JV (11-13-19)

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

10 assists: 10, Quentin Hardrict vs. Little Priest Tribal College (3-5-19)

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

5 steals: 7, Deundra Roberson vs. Luther College JV (11-13-19)

5 blocks: 6, Trey Sampson vs. Ellsworth (2-27-19)

Double/double: Wendell Matthews 22 points/13 rebounds vs. Luther College JV (11-13-19)