No. 8 NIACC cruises past Graceland JV, 109-53

NIACC's David Wanjara scores in the second half of Monday's game.
NIACC's David Wanjara scores in the second half of Monday's game.

MASON CITY - The No. 8 NIACC men's basketball team rolled to a 109-53 victory over the Graceland University Junior Varsity on Monday night in the NIACC gym.

NIACC led 70-28 at the half and outscored the Yellow Jackets 39-25 in the second half to improve its overall record to 21-3.

The 21 wins is the most in the Mark Mohl era, which began in the 2008-09 season. The Trojans were 20-11 in the 2013-14 season.

The 21 wins is the most since 2006-07 when the Trojans were 23-9 under head coach Bryan Martin.

NIACC, which has won nine straight games, was led by freshman Joshua Walker with 16 points. Duke Carey and Orrington Hamilton both scored 14 points for the Trojans.

Also for NIACC, Jalyn Walker scored 13 points and Chandler Dean scored 10 points. David Wanjara scored seven points with a career-high 10 rebounds.

NIACC returns to action Wednesday in an ICCAC contest at Iowa Lakes. Game time is slated for 7:30 p.m. in Estherville.

NIACC's 2018-19 season (21-3 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 University Junior Varsity 72

NIACC 110, Little Priest Tribal College 85

NIACC 86, Ellsworth 74

NIACC 119, Iowa Lakes 110

NIACC 96, Southwestern 83

NIACC 95, Iowa Central 82

NIACC 95, Kirkwood 81

NIACC 121, Little Priest Tribal College 101

NIACC 109, Graceland University JV 53

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 100 points: 109 vs. Graceland University JV 53 (2-18-19)

Had 10 3-point goals: 16 vs. Little Priest Tribal College (2-13-19)

Had 50 rebounds: 54 vs. Graceland University JV (2-18-19)

Had 20 assists: 26 vs. Little Priest Tribal College (2-13-19)

Had 15 steals: 17 vs. Graceland University JV (2-18-19)

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: 32, Deundra Roberson vs. Southwestern (2-2-19)

5 3-point goals: 5, Kyle Lang vs. Little Priest Tribal College (2-13-19)

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

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

10 rebounds: 10, David Wanjara vs. Graceland University JV (2-18-19)

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

10 assists: 12, Quentin Hardrict vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-31-18)

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

5 steals: 5, Deundra Roberson vs. Little Priest Tribal College (2-13-19)

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

Double/double: Trey Sampson 23 points/12 rebounds vs. Little Priest Tribal College (2-13-19)

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