No. 10 NIACC women return to action

The Lady Trojans play defense against MCC at the Dale Howard Classic earlier this season.
The Lady Trojans play defense against MCC at the Dale Howard Classic earlier this season.

MASON CITY - The No. 10 NIACC women's basketball team returns to action Saturday and Sunday as hosts of the NIACC Thanksgiving Challenge.

NIACC (4-2) faces Kalamazoo Valley CC at 8 p.m. Saturday. The first game on Saturday pits Ellsworth and Bryant & Stratton (Wisconsin) at 6 p.m.

On Sunday, Ellsworth plays Kalamazoo Valley CC at noon and NIACC hosts Bryant & Stratton at 2 p.m.

NIACC dropped a pair of decisions Nov. 16-17 in Overland Park, Kan. to Trinity Valley CC (78-73) and Johnson County CC (82-74).

NIACC women's 2018-19 season (4-2 overall)

NIACC 95, Illinois Central 89  (OT)

NIACC 109, Bay College 74

NIACC 111, Marshalltown CC 65

NIACC 126, RCTC 86

Trinity Valley CC 78, NIACC 73

Johnson County CC 82, NIACC 74

2018-19 NIACC leaders

Points (588) - Mandy Willems 25.0 ppg. (150), Jada Buford 24.2 ppg. (145), Tahya Campbell 15.2 ppg. (91).

3-point goals (97) - Willems 150, Buford 23, Campbell 15.

Rebounds (254) - TT Longs 39, Willems 37, Autam Mendez 36.

Assists (104) - Campbell 20, Buford 18, Willems 16.

Steals (91) - Buford 24, Willems 15, Campbell 12.

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

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

Had 15 3-point goals: 15 vs. Trinity Valley CC (11-16-18)

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: 5, Mandy Willems and Jada Buford vs. Trinity Valley CC (11-16-18)

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                                                    4-2

Plays at home                                                  2-0

Plays on road                                                   0-1

Plays on neutral court                                       2-1

Leads at halftime                                              4-1

Trails at halftime                                                0-1

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                             0-2

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                             1-1

Allows between 80-89 points                             2-1

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                               1-1

Game decided by 7-10 points                             0-1

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