No. 10 Lady Trojans roll past RCTC, 126-86

IOWA FALLS - The No. 10 NIACC women's basketball team connected on 25 3-point goals and cruised to a 126-86 victory over RCTC on Saturday the Dale Howard Classic on the Ellsworth campus.

The 25 3-point goals ranks second on the school's all-time single-game 3-point list. The school record for 3-point goals in a game is 26 by the 2017-18 team against Dakota-Bottineau.

The 126 points in Saturday's game ranks sixth on the school's all-time list for points in a game.

Freshman Mandy Willems led the Lady Trojans in Saturday's contest with 39 points, including nine 3-point goals. Freshman Jada Buford scored 27 points, including seven 3-point goals and sophomore Tahya Campbell scored a career-high 25 points, including five 3-point goals.

The 39 points by Willems is tied for 14th on the school's all-time single-game scoring list. Willems' nine 3-point goals is tied for eighth on the school's all-time single-game 3-point list.

Also for the Lady Trojans on Saturday, Lexi Jones scored 14 points and Alexa Loftus scored 13 points. Ty'neecia Longs led the way with 12 rebounds and Willems had eight rebounds.

Buford and Campbell both collected six assists. Campbell had five steals and three blocked shots and Jones had five steals and four assists.

NIACC (4-0 overall) returns to action Friday and Saturday in Overland Park, Kan. The Lady Trojans face Trinity Valley CC at 7:30 p.m. Friday and play No. 5 Johnson County CC at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

NIACC women's 2018-19 season (4-0 overall)

NIACC 95, Illinois Central 89  (OT)

NIACC 109, Bay College 74

NIACC 111, Marshalltown CC 65

NIACC 126, RCTC 86

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 100 points: 126 vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

Had 15 3-point goals: 25 vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

Had 50 rebounds: 53 vs. Illinois Central (11-2-18)

Had 20 assists: 27 vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

Had 15 steals: 22 vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

THE LAST TIME A LADY TROJAN HAD ...

50 points: 51, Trudy Peterson vs. Kennedy King College (11-21-15)

40 points: 45, Mandy Willems vs. Bay College (11-3-18)

30 points: 39, Mandy Willems vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

10 3-point goals: 10, Mandy Willems vs. Bay College (11-3-18)

5 3-point goals: 9, Mandy Willems vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

10 rebounds: 12, Ty'neecia Longs vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

15 rebounds: 16, Khalilah Holloway vs. Kirkwood (1-17-18)

10 assists: 10, Kelsie Willert vs. DMACC (2-24-18)

10 steals: 11, Jada Buford vs. Marshalltown CC (11-9-18)

5 steals: 5, Lexi Jones and Tahya Campbell vs. RCTC (11-10-18)

10 blocks: 10, Anna Eckert vs. DMACC (3-5-16)

Double/double: Jada Buford 30 points/11 steals vs. Marshalltown CC (11-9-18); Autam Mendez 26 points/12 rebounds vs. Marshalltown CC (11-9-18)

NIACC women's basketball team 2018-19

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

In November                                                    4-0

Plays at home                                                  2-0

Plays on road                                                   0-0

Plays on neutral court                                       2-0

Leads at halftime                                              4-0

Trails at halftime                                                0-0

Tied at halftime                                                  0-0

Plays in overtime                                               1-0

Scores less than 60 points                                 0-0

Scores between 60-69 points                             0-0

Scores between 70-79 points                             0-0

Scores between 80-89 points                             0-1

Scores between 90-99 points                             1-0

Scores 100 or more points                                 3-0

Allows less than 60 points                                  0-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             1-0

Allows between 70-79 points                             1-0

Allows between 80-89 points                             2-0

Allows between 90-99 points                             0-0

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                             0-0

Game decided by 11-14 points                           0-0

Game decided by 15+ points                             3-0

No. 10 NIACC rolls, 120-71
November 24, 2018 No. 10 NIACC rolls, 120-71