NIACC men fall to Kirkwood, 83-65

NIACC's James Harris looks to drive to the basket in Saturday's game at Kirkwood.
NIACC's James Harris looks to drive to the basket in Saturday's game at Kirkwood.

CEDAR RAPIDS - No. 4 Kirkwood snapped No. 15 NIACC's 11-game winning streak with a 83-65 victory in an ICCAC men's basketball contest Saturday on the Kirkwood campus.

NIACC, which had not lost since November, was held to a sesason-low 65 points.

Kirkwood, which led 45-31 at the half, was led by Doug Wilson with 25 points. Connor Kasperbauer and Allanta Pickens both scored 11 points for the Eagles.

NIACC (12-3 overall, 3-1 in the ICCAC) was led by freshman guard James Harris with 11 points and seven rebounds. Wendell Matthews and Kyle Lang both scored nine points for the Trojans.

NIACC returns to action Sunday at the St. Ambrose University junior varsity.

NIACC's 2018-19 season (12-3 overall, 3-1 in ICCAC)

DCTC 91, NIACC 80

NIACC 97, Bay College 77

Iowa Western 100, NIACC 76

NIACC 78, Marshalltown CC 73

NIACC 99, RCTC 67

NIACC 94, Southeastern CC 86

NIACC 109, Wartburg College JV 77

NIACC 101, DCTC 65

NIACC 105, Northeast CC 71

NIACC 108, Luther College JV 70

NIACC 104, Southwestern 81

NIACC 125, Mount Mercy JV 98

NIACC 86, Iowa Central 75

NIACC 106, DMACC 100

Kirkwood 83, NIACC 65

NIACC men's basketball team 2018-19

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

In November                                                    7-2

In December                                                    2-0

In January                                                       3-1

Plays at home                                                  4-1

Plays on road                                                   5-2

Plays on neutral court                                       3-0

Leads at halftime                                              9-0

Trails at halftime                                                2-3

Tied at halftime                                                 1-0

Plays in overtime                                                0-0

Scores less than 60 points                                 0-0

Scores between 60-69 points                             0-1

Scores between 70-79 points                             1-1

Scores between 80-89 points                             1-1

Scores between 90-99 points                             3-0

Scores 100 or more points                                 7-0

Allows less than 60 points                                  0-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             2-0

Allows between 70-79 points                             6-0

Allows between 80-89 points                             2-1

Allows between 90-99 points                             1-1

Allows 100 or more points                                 1-1

Game decided by 1-3 points                               0-0

Game decided by 4-6 points                               2-0

Game decided by 7-10 points                             1-1

Game decided by 11-14 points                           1-0

Game decided by 15+ points                             8-2

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 100 points: 106 vs. DMACC (1-16-19)

Had 10 3-point goals: 10 vs. DMACC (1-16-19)

Had 50 rebounds: 50 vs. Mount Mercy University JV (1-6-19)

Had 20 assists: 23 vs. Mount Mercy University JV (1-6-19)

Had 15 steals: 15 vs. Mount Mercy University JV (1-6-19)

THE LAST TIME A TROJAN HAD ...

50 points: 51, Dennis Shaffer vs. Southeastern (1972-73); 50, Dennis Shaffer vs. Iowa Central (1972-73)

40 points: 46, Walter Smith vs. Iowa Lakes (1973-74)

30 points: 37, Quentin Hardrict vs. DMACC (1-16-19)

5 3-point goals: 5, James Harris vs. DMACC (1-16-19)

25 rebounds: 25, Terry McKissick vs. Marshalltown (1971-72)

15 rebounds: 18, Cam McPherson vs. AFLBS (12-16-17)

10 rebounds: 11, Wendell Matthews vs. Mount Mercy University JV (1-6-19)

15 assists: 16, Mike Eckenrod vs. Kirkwood (1987-88)

10 assists: 10, James Harris vs. Wartburg College JV (11-26-18)

10 steals: 10, Jade Watson vs. Normandale (1993-94)

5 steals: 8, James Harris vs. Luther College JV (12-4-18)

5 blocks: 6, Matthew Don vs. Iowa Lakes (2-12-14)

Double/double: Wendell Matthews 22 points/11 rebounds vs. Mount Mercy University JV (1-6-19)

 

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