NIACC men stop Riverland, 82-54

NIACC's Jaycob Payne passes the ball in the first half of Tuesday's game against Riverland CC.
NIACC's Jaycob Payne passes the ball in the first half of Tuesday's game against Riverland CC.

MASON CITY - Harrison Mills scored 16 points and Mac Skogen scored 14 points to lead the NIACC men's basketball team to a 82-54 victory over Riverland CC Tuesday night in the NIACC gym.

NIACC (6-1) also received 11 points from Nick Wurm and eight each from Orrington Hamilton and Gunnar Myers.

Jaycob Payne scored seven points and led the Trojans with 13 rebounds.

NIACC led 39-14 at the half and outscored the Blue Devils 43-40 in the second 20 minutes to claim the 28-point victory.

NIACC returns to action Monday at the Luther College Junior Varsity.

Note: It is the third time in the last five seasons that the NIACC men have started 6-1 ... The Trojans were 6-1 in the 2013-14 season and the 2016-17 season.

NIACC men's 2017-18 season (6-1 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 65

NIACC 90, Wartburg College JV 70

NIACC 82, Riverland CC 54

NIACC men's basketball team 2017-18

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

Leads at halftime                                               6-0

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                             2-0

Scores between 90-99 points                             3-0

Scores 100 or more points                                 0-0

Allows less than 60 points                                  1-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             3-0

Allows between 70-79 points                             1-0

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                             3-1