No. 3 NIACC hosts Little Priest in tourney opener

MASON CITY - No. 3 NIACC will host Little Priest Tribal College on Tuesday in the opening round of the NJCAA Region XI tournament.

Game time is slated for 7 p.m. in the NIACC gym.

NIACC, which shared the ICCAC regular season title with Kirkwood, is the No. 2 seed for the league tournament. Kirkwood garned the top seed based on strength of schedule.

If NIACC (23-4) wins its tournament opener, the Trojans would host the Iowa Lakes/Iowa Central winner at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

NIACC swept the regular-season series against Little Priest Tribal College. The Trojans won 110-85 in Mason City and 121-101 at Little Priest.

1st Round - Tuesday, March 5
(8) Southwestern at (1) Kirkwood - Cedar Rapids - 7 p.m.
(5) Ellsworth at (4) DMACC - Boone - 7 p.m.
(6) Iowa Central at (3) Iowa Lakes - Estherville - 7 p.m.
(7) Little Priest at (2) NIACC - Mason City - 7 p.m.

Semifinals - Thursday, March 7
 
Winner of 4/5 vs. Winner of 1/8 at Higher Seed - 7 p.m.
Winner of 3/6 vs. Winner of 2/7 at Higher Seed - 7 p.m.

Championship - Saturday, March 9
 
At Higher Seed - 3:00 p.m. or 7 p.m. if women's semifinals at the same site.

NIACC'S 2018-19 season (23-4 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

NIACC 107, Iowa Lakes 94

NIACC 86, Ellsworth 64

DMACC 96, NIACC 89

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