No. 6 NIACC men stop Kansas City CC, 100-95

NIACC's Trey Sampson dunks in Friday's win over Kansas City (Kan.) CC at the Konigsmark Klassic.
NIACC's Trey Sampson dunks in Friday's win over Kansas City (Kan.) CC at the Konigsmark Klassic.

MASON CITY - Wendell Matthews scored 25 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked four shots to lead the No. 6 NIACC men's basketball team to a 100-95 victory over Kansas City (Kan.) CC on Friday night at the Konigsmark Klassic.

It is the third double/double of the season for Matthews and the 11th of his career.

NIACC (3-0 overall) also received 18 points from Trey Sampson and 17 points each from Deundra Roberson and Quentin Hardrict.

It is the third straight game this season with at least 100 points for the Trojans. It is the first time a NIACC men's basketball team has started the season with at least 100 points in three straight games since the 1971-72 season under coach Herb Konigsmark when the Trojans started the season with four games with at least 100 points.

The Trojans also started the 1967-68 season with three straight games with at least 100 points.

Hardrict led the Trojans with seven assists.

NIACC returns to action on Saturday at the Konigsmark Klassic. The Trojans face Quakerdale Prep Academy at 3 p.m.

2019-20 TEAM SEASON HIGHS

Points - 119, twice.

3-point goals - 11 vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19)

Rebounds - 49, twice.

Assists - 23 vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19) 

Steals - 19 vs. Hibbing CC (11-1-19)

Blocks - 11 vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19)

2019-20 INDIVIDUAL SEASON HIGHS

Points - 28, Wendell Matthews vs. Hibbing CC (11-1-19)

3-point goals - 3, James Harris vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19)

Rebounds - 19, Wendell Matthews vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19)

Assists - 7, Quentin Hardrict twice.

Steals - 7, Deundra Roberson vs. Hibbing CC (11-1-19)

Blocks - 4, Wendell Matthews vs. Kansas City (Kan.) CC (11-8-19)

NIACC men's basketball team 2019-20

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

In November                                                    3-0

Plays at home                                                  1-0

Plays on road                                                   0-0

Plays on neutral court                                       2-0

Leads at halftime                                              3-0

Trails at halftime                                               0-0

Tied at halftime                                                  0-0

Plays in overtime                                                0-0

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                             0-0

Scores between 90-99 points                             0-0

Scores 100 or more points                                 3-0

Allows less than 60 points                                  0-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             0-0

Allows between 70-79 points                             1-0

Allows between 80-89 points                             1-0

Allows between 90-99 points                             1-0

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                             2-0

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 100 points: NIACC 100, Kansas City (Kan.) CC 95

Had 10 3-point goals: 11 vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19)

Had 50 rebounds: 52 vs. Ellsworth (2-27-19)

Had 20 assists: 20 vs. Kansas City (Kan.) CC 95

Had 15 steals: 16 vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19)

THE LAST TIME A TROJAN HAD ...

50 points: 51, Dennis Shaffer vs. Southeastern (1972-73); 50, Dennis Shaffer vs. Iowa Central (1972-73)

40 points: 46, Walter Smith vs. Iowa Lakes (1973-74)

30 points: 32, Deundra Roberson vs. Southwestern (2-2-19)

5 3-point goals: 6, Deundra Roberson vs. Little Priest Tribal College (3-5-19) - Regional tournament game

25 rebounds: 25, Terry McKissick vs. Marshalltown (1971-72)

15 rebounds: 19, Wendell Matthews vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19)

10 rebounds: 10, Wendell Matthews vs. Kansas City (Kan.) CC (11-8-19)

15 assists: 16, Mike Eckenrod vs. Kirkwood (1987-88)

10 assists: 10, Quentin Hardrict vs. Little Priest Tribal College (3-5-19)

10 steals: 10, Jade Watson vs. Normandale (1993-94)

5 steals: 7, Deundra Roberson vs. Hibbing CC (11-1-19)

5 blocks: 6, Trey Sampson vs. Ellsworth (2-27-19)

Double/double: Wendell Matthews 25 points/10 rebounds vs. Kansas City (Kan.) CC (11-8-19)