NIACC men move to No. 12 in latest poll

NIACC's Christian Kelly defends in Saturday's win over SWCC in the NIACC gym.
NIACC's Christian Kelly defends in Saturday's win over SWCC in the NIACC gym.

MASON CITY - The NIACC men's basketball team is No. 12 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday.

NIACC (17-3 overall, 7-1 ICCAC) was No. 14 in the Jan. 29 poll and gained a pair of ICCAC home wins last week (119-110 over Iowa Lakes and 96-83 over Southwestern).

The No. 12 ranking is the highest for the Trojans since they were No. 3 in the Dec. 4, 2012 poll.

Kirkwood is ranked No. 1 and Potomac State is No. 2.

NIACC returns to action Wednesday at Iowa Central. The Trojans host No. 1 Kirkwood on Saturday.

NJCAA Division II poll (Feb. 5, 2019)

Kirkwood, Potomac State, Schoolcraft, South Suburban, Johnson County, Highland (Kan.), Parkland, Mott, Beaver County, Erie, Pima, NIACC, Milwaukee Area Tech, Morris, Scottsdale, Frederick, Illinois Central, St. Clair County, Edison State, Cuyahoga.

NIACC's 2018-19 season (15-3 overall)

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 108, St. Ambrose JV 72

NIACC 110, Little Priest Tribal College 85

NIACC 86, Ellsworth 74

NIACC 119, Iowa Lakes 110

NIACC 96, Southwestern 83

NIACC MEN IN THE POLLS (2018-19)

Dec. 11 - 19th

Dec. 18 - 14th

Jan. 8 - 14th

Jan. 15 - 15th

Jan. 23 - 17th

Jan. 29 - 14th

NIACC men move up to No. 14
December 18, 2018 NIACC men move up to No. 14
NIACC men play at DCTC
November 28, 2018 NIACC men play at DCTC
NIACC stops RCTC, 99-67
November 10, 2018 NIACC stops RCTC, 99-67