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NIACC weekly sports update


This news story was published on December 11, 2012.
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(12-10-12)

MEN’S BASKETBALL

What’s next: The No. 3 NIACC men’s basketball team returns to action Sunday at home against the Waldorf College junior varsity. Game time is set for 2 p.m. in the NIACC gym. NIACC topped the Waldorf junior varsity 90-54 on Nov. 14 in Forest City.

After Sunday’s game, NIACC wraps up the 2012 portion of its schedule Dec. 18 at Indian Hills in Ottumwa.

Last time out: NIACC (10-3 overall) stopped Madison College 90-51 last Sunday in Mason City. Freshman Sam Skogen (Mason City, Ia.) led the Trojans with a career-high 17 points. Freshman Matthew Don (London, England) recorded career highs in points (14) and rebounds (10).

First in line: Sophomore Chris Davis (Colorado Springs, Col.) leads the ICCAC in scoring at 21.4 points per game and leads the league with 45 3-point goals … Freshman David Humphries (Adelaide, Australia) leads the league in rebounding (8.8 per game) … Sophomore Josiah Lee (Peyton, Col.) leads the league wth 54 steals.

By the numbers: NIACC, which averages 88.2 points points per game, is 7-0 when it scores at least 90 points. The Trojans are 3-1 when scoring at least 80 points and 0-2 when they score less than 70 points.

By the numbers II: Humphries averages 18.8 points per contest … Sophomore Mike Wagner (LaPorte, Ind.) averages 10.6 points per contest … Skogen averages 9.5 points per game … Don averages 8.7 points per game.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

What’s next: The NIACC women’s basketball team returns to action Wednesday at home against Marshalltown Community College in its ICCAC opener. Game time is set for 7 p.m. in the NIACC gym.

On the radio: Wednesday’s game will be broadcast by KGLO-AM 1300, Mason City. Broadcast time is 6:45 p.m.

Wednesday’s game is the Lady Trojans final contest until Dec. 28 when they play South Suburban Community College in the opening game of the llinois Central Tournament in Peoria, Ill.

Last time out: NIACC (5-5 overall) topped Madison College 78-50 on Sunday in Mason City. The Lady Trojans received 21 points from freshman Lateeka Thompson (Burnsville, Minn). Freshman Allysa Meyer (Rockwell, Ia.) scored 12 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and had 5 steals.

Among the leaders: Thompson averages 13.9 points per game (3rd in ICCAC), 7.7 rebounds per game (7th in ICCAC), 3.0 assists per game (7th in ICCAC) and 2.8 steals per game (6th in ICCAC) … Chelsey Jacox (Plymouth, Minn.) averages 12.0 points per game (6th in ICCAC), 5.4 assists per game (2nd in ICCAC) and 4.0 steals per game (2nd in ICCAC) … Lashae Brooks (Nett Lake, Minn.) averages 8.4 rebounds per game (5th in ICCAC) and 2.4 blocks per game (3rd in ICCAC).

WRESTLING

What’s next: The NIACC wrestling team returns to action Jan. 5 t the William Penn Open in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

For the record: Sophomore Basil Minto (Cape Coral, Fla.) is 10-1 at 184 pounds … Freshman Shakheim Chapman (Gumee, Ill.) is 11-4 at 197 pounds … freshman Sam Solis (Clarion, Ia.) is 9-6 at 141/149 pounds … sophomore Alex Stockton (Gardner, Ia.) is 6-5 at 285 pounds.

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