MASON CITY – For the first time since the 2015-16 season, the NIACC men’s basketball team has landed at least one player on the all-NJCAA Region XI first team.
Freshmen Deundra Roberson and Quentin Hardrict were both first-team selections for the Trojans, who advanced to the regional tournament title game for the first time since 1995.
Roberson averaged 16.6 points per game and Hardrict averaged 15.5 points per game.
Roberson led the Trojans with 65 3-point goals and 64 steals.
Hardrict led the team with 161 assists, which currently ranks 10th in NJCAA Division II.
Also for the Trojans, freshmen Wendell Matthews and James Harris were both second-team all-region picks.
Matthews averaged 15.0 points per game and led the team with 249 rebounds. Harris averaged 13.2 points per game and was third on the team with 43 three-point goals and 128 rebounds.
NIACC’s Mark Mohl was selected as the region’s coach of the year.