NIACC men fall to DCTC, 91-80

MASCON CITY - The NIACC men's basketball team dropped a 91-80 decision to DCTC on Friday night on the opening night of the Konigsmark Klassic.

No. 16 (NJCAA Division II) DCTC was led by Kit Piepkorn with 25 points, including six three-point goals. Adreon Wadlington and Jerimiah Coddon both scored 19 points for the Blue Knights.

DCTC has won two straight games in the series against NIACC. The last win by the Trojans in the series was a 64-63 win in the 2016-17 season.

NIACC was led by Wendell Matthews and Quentin Hardict with 18 points apiece. Christian Kelly led the Trojans with eight rebounds and Kyle Lang and Naeem Freeman both  grabbed six rebounds.

DCTC led 36-35 at the half and outscored NIACC 55-45 in the second 20 minutes.

Before Friday, NIACC had won 12 straight season openers. It was NIACC's first loss in a season opener since the Trojans dropped a 96-93 decision to North Central Missouri in the 2005-06 season under head coach Bryan Martin.

NIACC (0-1 overall) returns to action at 5 p.m. Saturday agaisnt Bay College on day two of the Konigsmark Klassic.

NIACC VS. DCTC OVERALL SERIES (DCTC leads series, 6-2)

2011-12

DCTC 89, NIACC 78

DCTC 98, NIACC 95 (OT)

2014-15

DCTC 85, NIACC 73

DCTC 64, NIACC 58

2015-16

NIACC 79, DCTC 77

2016-17

NIACC 64, DCTC 63

2017-18

DCTC 85, NIACC 65

2018-19

DCTC 91, NIACC 80

 

NIACC men's basketball team 2018-19

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

In November                                                    0-1

Plays at home                                                  0-1

Plays on road                                                   0-0

Plays on neutral court                                       0-0

Leads at halftime                                              0-0

Trails at halftime                                                0-1

Tied at halftime                                                  0-0

Plays in overtime                                                0-0

Scores less than 60 points                                 0-0

Scores between 60-69 points                             0-0

Scores between 70-79 points                             0-0

Scores between 80-89 points                             0-1

Scores between 90-99 points                             0-0

Scores 100 or more points                                  0-0

Allows less than 60 points                                  0-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             0-0

Allows between 70-79 points                             0-0

Allows between 80-89 points                             0-0

Allows between 90-99 points                             0-1

Allows 100 or more points                                  0-0

Game decided by 1-3 points                               0-0

Game decided by 4-6 points                               0-0

Game decided by 7-10 points                             0-1

Game decided by 11-14 points                           0-0

Game decided by 15+ points                             0-0

NIACC MEN'S SEASON SINGLE-GAME HIGHS

TEAM

Points - 80 vs. DCTC (11-2-18)

3-point goals - 3 vs. DCTC (11-2-18)

Rebounds - 46 vs. DCTC (11-2-18)

Assists - 13 vs. DCTC (11-2-18)

Steals - 6 vs. DCTC (11-2-18)

INDIVIDUAL

Points - 18, Quentin Hardict, Wendell Matthews vs. DCTC (11-2-18)

3-point goals - 1, Orrington Hamilton, James Harris, Deaundra Robinson vs. DCTC (11-2-18)

Rebounds - 8, Christian Kelly vs. DCTC (11-2-18)

Assists - 3, Hamilton, Hardict vs. DCTC (11-2-18)

Steals - 2, Matthews, Kelly vs. DCTC (11-2-18)