NIACC women begin ICCAC slate vs. No. 8 DMACC

NIACC's Cierra Stanciel drives to the basket in nonconference game against Marshalltown earlier this season.
NIACC's Cierra Stanciel drives to the basket in nonconference game against Marshalltown earlier this season.

MASON CITY - A total of 15 nonconference games are in the books.

The ICCAC season starts Saturday for the NIACC women's basketball team when No. 8 DMACC comes to town. Game time is set for 1 p.m. in the NIACC gym.

NIACC enters the conference season with an 8-7 mark. DMACC begins league play at 13-2.

NIACC is coming off a 77-62 loss at Iowa Western last Saturday. Freshman UU Longs led the Lady Trojans with 15 points against the NJCAA Division I Reivers.

Freshman Cierra Stanciel averages 11.4 points per game to lead NIACC in scoring. Freshman Taylor Laabs is next in line at 10.8 points per game and Hattie Davidson averages 10.0 points per game.

In the last five seasons, the NIACC women are 9-3 against DMACC. The Lady Trojans nipped the Bears 83-80 in last season's NJCAA Region XI title game.

In other league games Saturday, No. 17 Southeastern plays at Iowa Central, No. 1 Kirkwood plays at Southwestern and Iowa Lakes plays at Ellsworth.

NIACC's 2016-17 season (8-7 overall)

NIACC 95, Illinois Central 76

NIACC 116, Bryant & Stratton-Milwaukee 76

NIACC 109, Little Priest Tribal College 65

NIACC 102, Lake Land College 68

Northeast CC 98, NIACC 53

NDSCS 61, NIACC 50

Marshalltown 75, NIACC 68

NDSCS 70, NIACC 61

NIACC 103, Dakota-Bottineau 64

NIACC 87, MCC-Penn Valley 73

Johnson County CC 88, NIACC 72

Kalmazoo Valley CC 85, NIACC 70

NIACC 65, South Suburban College 54

NIACC 75, Cincinnati State Tech and CC 71

Iowa Western 77, NIACC 62

NIACC women's basketball team 2016-17

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

Leads at halftime                                               6-1

Trails at halftime                                                1-6

Tied at halftime                                                  0-0

Plays in overtime                                                0-0

Scores less than 60 points                                  0-2

Scores between 60-69 points                             2-3

Scores between 70-79 points                             0-2

Scores between 80-89 points                             1-0

Scores between 90-99 points                             1-0

Scores 100 or more points                                 4-0

Allows less than 60 points                                  1-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             2-1

Allows between 70-79 points                             3-3

Allows between 80-89 points                             0-2

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                             0-2

Game decided by 11-14 points                           2-1

Game decided by 15+ points                             5-4