No. 9 NIACC women roll past Little Priest, 116-69

NIACC's Jada Buford gets ready to launch a 3-point goal in Wednesday's win over Little Priest Tribal College.
NIACC's Jada Buford gets ready to launch a 3-point goal in Wednesday's win over Little Priest Tribal College.

MASON CITY - The No. 9 NIACC women's basketball team cruised to a 116-69 victory over Little Priest Tribal College Wednesday night in an ICCAC contest in the NIACC gym.

Freshman Autam Mendez scored 30 points with a career-high 17 rebounds, four assists, two steals and one blocked shot as the Lady Trojans improved to 7-0 at home this season. The 30 points for Mendez matched her career high.

It was the fifth double-double of the season and second straight double-double for Mendez, who also scored 30 points with 12 rebounds in last Sunday's win over Southeastern.

NIACC (14-5 overall, 5-1 in the ICCAC) also received 31 points from Mandy Willems and 21 points from Jada Buford. Tahya Campbell and Alexa Loftus also both reached double figures with 14 points and 10 points, respectively.

NIACC returns to action Saturday at Ellsworth in an ICCAC contest. Game time is slated for 1 p.m.

NIACC women's 2018-19 season (14-5 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

NIACC 120, Kalamazoo Valley CC 71

NIACC 117, Bryant & Stratton 95

NIACC 79, Northeast CC 68

NIACC 113, Southwestern 92

NIACC 77, Bryant & Stratton 70

Illinois Central 84, NIACC 77

NIACC 88, Parkland 76

NIACC 79, Iowa Central 62

NIACC 110, DMACC 85

Kirkwood 77, NIACC 71

NIACC 102, Southeastern 69

NIACC 116, Little Priest Tribal College 69

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

In November                                                    7-2

In December                                                    3-1

In January                                                       4-2

Plays at home                                                  7-0

Plays on road                                                   2-4

Plays on neutral court                                       5-1

Leads at halftime                                              14-1

Trails at halftime                                                0-3

Tied at halftime                                                  0-1

Plays in overtime                                               1-0

Scores less than 60 points                                 0-1

Scores between 60-69 points                             0-0

Scores between 70-79 points                             3-4

Scores between 80-89 points                             1-1

Scores between 90-99 points                             1-0

Scores 100 or more points                                  9-0

Allows less than 60 points                                  0-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             5-0

Allows between 70-79 points                             4-2

Allows between 80-89 points                             3-3

Allows between 90-99 points                             2-0

Allows 100 or more points                                  0-0

Game decided by 1-3 points                               0-0

Game decided by 4-6 points                               1-2

Game decided by 7-10 points                             1-2

Game decided by 11-14 points                           2-0

Game decided by 15+ points                             10-1

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 100 points: 116 vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-23-19)

Had 15 3-point goals: 17 vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-23-19)

Had 50 rebounds: 64 vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-23-19)

Had 20 assists: 20 vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-23-19)

Had 15 steals: 18 vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-23-19)

Beat a rated team: No. 10 NIACC 117, No. 20 Bryant & Stratton 95 (11-25-18)

THE LAST TIME A LADY TROJAN HAD ...

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

40 points: 40, Jada Buford vs. Bryant & Stratton (11-25-18)

30 points: 31, Mandy Willems vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-23-19) and 30, Autam Mendez vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-23-19)

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

5 3-point goals: 6, Mandy Willems vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-23-19)

10 rebounds: 11, TT Longs vs. Bryant & Stratton (12-28-18)

15 rebounds: 17, Autam Mendez vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-23-19)

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

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

5 steals: 5, Mandy Willems vs. Southwestern (12-8-18)

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

Double/double: Autam Mendez 30 points/17 rebounds vs. Little Priest Tribal College (1-23-19)

NJCAA Divison II results
March 19, 2019 NJCAA Divison II results
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