NIACC men fall to Iowa Western, 115-65

NIACC's Orrington Hamilton drives to the basket in Saturday's game against Iowa Western.
NIACC's Orrington Hamilton drives to the basket in Saturday's game against Iowa Western.

MASON CITY - The NIACC men's basketball team dropped a 115-65 decision to No. 20 (NJCAA Division I) Iowa Western Saturday night in the NIACC gym.

Iowa Western led 56-36 at the half and outscored the Trojans 59-29 in the second half to claim the nonconference victory.

Patrick Dembley led the Reivers with 27 points. Also in double figures for the Reivers were Adalberto Diaz (12), Rhyss Lewis (12), Decardo Day (11) and Emmanuel Ugboh (10).

NIACC (4-1) was led by Jaycob Payne and Harrison Mills with 10 points apiece. Orrington Hamilton scored eight points and Nick Wurm and Mac Skogen both scored seven points.

Wurm dished out eight assists. Payne and Skogen led the Trojans with seven rebounds each.

NIACC returns to action Sunday at the Wartburg College Junior Varsity. Game time is set for 4 p.m. in Waverly.

NIACC men's 2017-18 season (4-1 overall)

NIACC 65, Fort Scott CC 60

NIACC 93, Bay College 87 (OT)

NIACC 81, Milwaukee Area Tech 69

NIACC 91, Harper College 61

Iowa Western 115, NIACC 6

NIACC men's basketball team 2017-18

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

Leads at halftime                                               4-0

Trails at halftime                                                0-0

Tied at halftime                                                  0-1

Plays in overtime                                                1-0

Scores less than 60 points                                  0-0

Scores between 60-69 points                              1-1

Scores between 70-79 points                             0-0

Scores between 80-89 points                             1-0

Scores between 90-99 points                             2-0

Scores 100 or more points                                 0-0

Allows less than 60 points                                  0-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             3-0

Allows between 70-79 points                             0-0

Allows between 80-89 points                             1-0

Allows between 90-99 points                             0-0

Allows 100 or more points                                 0-1

Game decided by 1-3 points                               0-0

Game decided by 4-6 points                               2-0

Game decided by 7-10 points                             0-0

Game decided by 11-14 points                           1-0

Game decided by 15+ points                             1-1