NIACC men face Iowa Lakes in tourney opener

ESTHERVILLE - The NIACC men's basketball team begins NJCAA Region XI tournament play at Iowa Lakes on Tuesday.

Game time is set for 7 p.m.

NIACC (14-15 overall, 1-11 in the ICCAC) enters the post-season as the No. 7 seed. Iowa Lakes (22-8, 9-3) is the No. 2 seed.

Iowa Lakes swept the season series against NIACC. The Lakers won 79-72 on Jan. 31 in Mason City and won 103-78 on Feb. 28 in Estherville.

The winner of the NIACC/Iowa Lakes game plays either sixth-seed DMACC or third-seed Southwestern on Thursday.

NJCAA Region XI tournament pairings

Tuesday's games (all games at 7 p.m.)

(8) Little Priest Tribal College (14-16) at (1) Kirkwood (23-5, 11-1)

(5) Iowa Central (19-11, 5-7) at (4) Ellsworth (16-13, 5-7)

(6) DMACC (17-12, 3-9) at (3) Southwestern (23-7, 8-4)

(7) NIACC (14-15, 1-11) at (2) Iowa Lakes (22-8, 9-3)

Note: Thursday's semifinals are at the highest remaining seed at 7 p.m. The championship game is set for Saturday at the highest remaining seed.

 

 

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