No. 3 NIACC men cruise, 111-82

Chandler Dean looks to feed the post in Friday's win over Central CC at the Great Western Shootout in Fort Dodge.
Chandler Dean looks to feed the post in Friday's win over Central CC at the Great Western Shootout in Fort Dodge.

FORT DODGE - Still perfect.

The No. 3 NIACC men's basketball team improved its record to 8-0 with a 111-82 victory over Central CC (Neb.) on Friday at the Great Western Shootout on the NIACC campus.

It is the eighth straight game to start the season that the Trojans have scored at least 100 points. NIACC's lowest output this season came in a 100-95 victory over Kansas City (Kan.) CC on the opening night of the Konigsmark Klassic.

The NIACC men are off to their best start to a season since the 2009-10 team started 9-0.

NIACC was led by sophomore Deundra Roberson with 24 points.

Also for the Trojans, sophomore Trey Sampson scored 22 points with 14 rebounds. It was Sampson's first double/double of the season and third of his career.

NIACC's Chandler Dean scored 17 points with eight rebounds, Wendell Matthews scored 17 points and James Harris scored 12 points.

NIACC returns to action Saturday against Northeast CC at the Great Western Shootout. Game time is slated for 2 p.m.

NIACC's 2019-20 season (8-0 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

NIACC 144, Grinnell College JV 107

NIACC 120, Wartburg College JV 107

NIACC 111, Central CC (Neb.) 82

NIACC MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM BEST STARTS

12-0 (2003-04)

11-0 (1977-78)

11-0 (1984-85)

9-0 (2009-10)

8-0 (2019-20)

2019-20 TEAM SEASON HIGHS

Points - 144 vs. Grinnell College JV (11-15-19)

3-point goals - 11, twice.

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

Assists - 35 vs. Grinnell College JV (11-15-19)

Steals - 20 vs. Grinnell College JV (11-15-19)

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

2019-20 INDIVIDUAL SEASON HIGHS

Points - 45, Deundra Roberson vs. Wartburg College JV (11-17-19)

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 - 11, Anthony McDade vs. Wartburg College JV (11-17-19)

Steals - 7, Deundra Roberson twice; 7, Jaden Horton vs. Wartburg College JV (11-17-19)

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                                                    8-0

Plays at home                                                  5-0

Plays on road                                                   0-0

Plays on neutral court                                       3-0

Leads at halftime                                              8-0

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                                 8-0

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                             2-0

Allows between 90-99 points                             1-0

Allows 100 or more points                                 2-0

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                           1-0

Game decided by 15+ points                             6-0

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 100 points: NIACC 111, Central CC (Neb.) 82 (11-22-19)

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

Had 50 rebounds: 56 vs. Central CC (Neb.) (11-22-19)

Had 20 assists: 32 vs. Wartburg College JV (11-17-19)

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

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: 45, Deundra Roberson vs. Wartburg College JV (11-17-19)

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: 14, Trey Sampson vs. Central CC (Neb.) (11-22-19)

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

10 assists: 11, Anthony McDade vs. Wartburg College JV (11-17-19)

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

5 steals: 7, Jaden Horton vs. Wartburg College JV (11-17-19)

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

Double/double: Trey Sampson 22 points/14 rebounds vs. Central CC (Neb.) (11-22-19)