NIACC men fall to Ellsworth, 83-76

NIACC's Hollis Hardwick drives to the basket during the first half of Wednesday's game against Ellsworth.
NIACC's Hollis Hardwick drives to the basket during the first half of Wednesday's game against Ellsworth.

MASON CITY - The NIACC men's basketball team dropped a 83-76 decision to Ellsworth Wednesday on Vance Baird Night in the NIACC gym.

Ellsworth, which led 33-28 at the half, outscored the Trojans 50-48 in the second half to claim the 7-point ICCAC victory.

Ellworth was led by Darius Lasley with 20 points and six rebounds. Isaiah Johnson and LJ Harris both scored 12 points for the Panthers.

Freshman guard Orrington Hamilton scored 23 points to lead NIACC. Sophomore Jaycob Payne scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his second career double-double.

It was the third double-double of the season for the NIACC men. Payne scored 14 points with 10 rebounds against Harper College on Nov. 11 and Nick Wurm scored 35 points with 10 rebounds against the Augustana College junior varsity on Dec. 10.

Also Wednesday, Wurm scored 18 points. Izaya Sims scored nine points with six rebounds.

NIACC (11-7 overall, 0-3 in the ICCAC) returns to action Saturday at DMACC. Game time is set for 3 p.m. in Boone.

NIACC men's 2017-18 season (11-7 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 96, Luther College JV 67

Southeastern 109, NIACC 58

NIACC 82, Northeast CC 60

NIACC 67, Central CC-Columbus 66

NIACC 95, St. Ambrose JV 58

Augustana College (Ill.) JV 101, NIACC 93 (OT)

NIACC 74, AFLBS 39

DCTC 85, NIACC 65

Kirkwood 76, NIACC 63

Iowa Central 86, NIACC 54

Ellsworth 83, NIACC 76

NIACC men's basketball team 2017-18

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

In November                                                    7-2

In December                                                    4-1

In January                                                        0-4

Plays at home                                                   4-3

Plays on road                                                    3-4

Plays on neutral court                                        4-0

Leads at halftime                                               11-0

Trails at halftime                                                0-7

Tied at halftime                                                  0-0

Plays in overtime                                                1-0

Scores less than 60 points                                  0-2

Scores between 60-69 points                              2-3

Scores between 70-79 points                             1-1

Scores between 80-89 points                             3-0

Scores between 90-99 points                             5-1

Scores 100 or more points                                 0-0

Allows less than 60 points                                  3-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             6-0

Allows between 70-79 points                             1-1

Allows between 80-89 points                             1-3

Allows between 90-99 points                             0-0

Allows 100 or more points                                 0-3

Game decided by 1-3 points                               1-0

Game decided by 4-6 points                               2-0

Game decided by 7-10 points                             0-2

Game decided by 11-14 points                           1-1

Game decided by 15+ points                             7-4

NIACC MEN'S SEASON SINGLE-GAME HIGHS

TEAM

Points - 95 vs. St. Ambrose JV (12-9-17)

3-point goals - 15 vs. St. Ambrose JV (12-9-17)

Rebounds - 68 vs. Riverland CC (11-21-17)

Assists - 27 vs. St. Ambrose JV (12-9-17)

Steals - 13, twice.

INDIVIDUAL

Points - 35, Nick Wurm vs. Augustana College (Ill.) JV (12-10-17)

3-point goals - 5, Nick Wurm vs. Northeast CC (12-1-17)

Rebounds - 18, Cam McPherson vs. AFLBS (12-16-17)

Assists - 8, Nick Wurm vs. St. Ambrose JV (12-9-17)

Steals - 5, Nick Wurm vs. Augustana College (Ill.) JV (12-10-17)

 

NIACC men clip DMACC, 56-55
January 27, 2018 NIACC men clip DMACC, 56-55
NIACC falls to DCTC, 85-65
January 10, 2018 NIACC falls to DCTC, 85-65
NIACC men cruise, 95-58
December 9, 2017 NIACC men cruise, 95-58
NIACC men fall to Southeastern
November 30, 2017 NIACC men fall to Southeastern
NIACC men move record to 5-1
November 20, 2017 NIACC men move record to 5-1