NIACC women host Iowa Central Saturday

NIACC's Morgan Cuffe fights for a loose ball during a game earlier this season against Marshalltown CC.
NIACC's Morgan Cuffe fights for a loose ball during a game earlier this season against Marshalltown CC.

MASON CITY - The NIACC women's basketball team returns to action Saturday with a home ICCAC contest against Iowa Central.

Tipoff is set for 1 p.m. in the NIACC gym.

NIACC (9-8 overall, 1-1 in the ICCAC) topped Iowa Lakes 85-80 on Wednesday. Morgan Cuffe led the Lady Trojans with a career-high 19 points while Hattie Davidson and Taylor Laabs both scored 14 points.

Iowa Central (9-8, 1-1) dropped a 58-41 decision to No. 7 DMACC on Wednesday.

Games notes: The first meeting in women's basketball between the two schools was in the 1974-75 season with NIACC topping the Tritons 112-66 in the sub-regional tournament … Since the 2012-13 season, NIACC is 6-4 against Iowa Central … NIACC coach Todd Ciochetto is 3-2 against Iowa Central ... Cuffe has 337 career points, 197 career rebounds, 83 career assists and 54 career steals ... Courtney Larson has 352 career points, 43 career 3-point goals, 180 career rebounds, 80 career assists and 55 career steals.

 NIACC's 2016-17 season (9-8 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

DMACC 71, NIACC 58

NIACC 85, Iowa Lakes 80

NIACC women's basketball team 2016-17

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

Leads at halftime                                               6-2

Trails at halftime                                                2-6

Tied at halftime                                                  0-0

Plays in overtime                                                0-0

Scores less than 60 points                                  0-3

Scores between 60-69 points                             2-3

Scores between 70-79 points                             0-2

Scores between 80-89 points                             2-0

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                             3-4

Allows between 80-89 points                             1-2

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                               1-0

Game decided by 7-10 points                             0-2

Game decided by 11-14 points                           2-2

Game decided by 15+ points                             5-4