NIACC women remain No. 2 in latest rankings

MASON CITY - The NIACC women's basketball team remained No. 2 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Wednesday.

The Lady Trojans (20-5 overall) moved up to No. 2 with a 68-62 win over Kirkwood on Feb. 9. They topped Little Priest Tribal College 101-66 in their lone game last week.

NIACC has been in the top 10 in all 11 polls so far this season. The Lady Trojans were ranked 10th in the preseason poll.

Illinois Central is ranked No. 1 and Kirkwood is ranked fifth. The Lady Trojans have split with Illinois Central and Kirkwood this season.

NIACC, which has won eight straight games, returns to action Thursday at Iowa Lakes. Game time is slated for 5:30 p.m.

NJCAA Division II poll (Feb. 20, 2019)

Illinois Central, NIACC, Moraine Valley, Kansas City (Kan.), Kirkwood, Lincoln Land, Highland (Kan.), Niagara County, Johnson County CC, Labette, Catawba Valley, Muskegon, Lake Land, Monroe CC, South Suburban, Pima, Sinclair, North Arkansas, Union County, Cape Fear.

NIACC women's 2018-19 season (20-5 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

NIACC 119, Ellsworth 54

NIACC 99, Iowa Lakes 70

NIACC 107, Southwestern 72

NIACC 74, Iowa Central 63

NIACC 68, Kirkwood 62

NIACC 101, Little Priest Tribal College 66

NIACC's 2018-19 season in the polls

Feb. 20 - 2nd

Feb. 12 - 2nd

Feb. 5 - 5th

Jan. 29 - 7th

Jan. 23 - 9th

Jan. 15 - 5th

Jan. 8 - 4th

Dec. 18 - 3rd

Dec. 11 - 3rd

Dec. 4 - 3rd

Oct. 29 - 10th

NJCAA Divison II results
March 19, 2019 NJCAA Divison II results
No. 10 NIACC rolls, 120-71
November 24, 2018 No. 10 NIACC rolls, 120-71