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NIACC men and women beat Ellsworth


This news story was published on January 29, 2012.
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IOWA FALLS, Iowa – It took two overtimes, but the NIACC men’s basketball team ended a three game slide with a 108-103 win over Ellsworth Community College on Saturday afternoon.

NIACC (12-10 overall, 3-4 in ICCAC play) trailed 47-41 at half, but sent the game into overtime at 83-83.  The score was 93-93 after the first overtime.

The Trojans will play an out of conference game at Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount, Minnesota on Thursday night.  Tipoff will be at 7 p.m.

Sophomore guard Sadie Pittman (Cape Girardeau, MO) scored a career high 18 points to help the NIACC women (11-10, 3-4 in ICCAC) get by Ellsworth Community College 61-57 on Saturday afternoon.

Kika Greenlee (Fr., Saint Louis Park, MN) scored 14 points and Jennifer Nelsen (So., Mason City, IA) added 12 more points.  The Trojans outscored the Panthers 30-20 in the second half.

NIACC will next be at Marshalltown Community College on Wednesday night.

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