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NIACC women remain No. 1 in latest poll


This news story was published on January 8, 2014.
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niacc_trojans_logoMASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team remained No. 1 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Wednesday.

NIACC (14-1 overall, 3-0 in the ICCAC) placed third at the Illinois Central Holiday tournament Dec. 28-30 and topped Marshalltown 99-77 on Jan. 4 in Marshalltown.

At the Illinois Central tournament, NIACC topped No. 18 Kankakee Community College 98-64, dropped a 82-81 decision to No. 3 Illinois Central in the semifinals and topped No. 11 Kiskwaukee College 77-66 in the consolation game.

Illinois Central, which was sixth in the Dec. 18 poll, topped then No. 2 Kirkwood 65-53 in the tournament’s championship game. Illinois Central moved up three spots to third in the Wednesday poll and Kirkwood fell from second to fourth.

NIACC owns a 101-86 victory over Illinois Central on Nov. 8 at home during the Konigsmark Klassic.

NIACC returns to action Wednesday at home against Iowa Lakes (4-11, 1-1) in an ICCAC contest. Game time is set for 5:30 p.m.

NJCAA Division II women’s poll

Team Record

NIACC 14-1

Johnson County CC 15-0

Illinois Central 12-2

Kirkwood 13-3

Highland CC 16-0

Owens CC 14-1

Cape Fear CC 11-0

Mesa CC 9-3

Kansas City (Kansas) CC 14-1

Chesapeake College 15-0

Kishwaukee College 13-4

Iowa Central 12-2

Louisburg College 8-2

Pima CC 9-7

Lake Michigan College 10-3

Cincinnati State Technical & CC 9-6

Dean College 9-1

Kankakee CC 10-5

Monroe College 9-7

St. Clair County CC 8-2

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