COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Backed by a 50-point performance in the first half, followed by 52 points in the second half, the Iowa Western Community College men’s basketball team toppled the Northeast Community College men’s basketball team 102-67 Saturday in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Ben Moxness (Scribner, Neb.) led the Hawks with 20 points and five rebounds on 6-of-10 shooting from the field, while Caleb Rihanek (Spencer, Neb.) had 16 points and six boards. Joel Ufele (London, United Kingdom) chipped in 10 points, seven rebounds and three blocks in the loss.
The Hawks (9-10, 0-3 ICCAC) were held to 35 percent shooting from the field.
Northeast takes on Hastings College JV for a 7 p.m. tip tonight at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Despite shooting 53 percent from the field, the Northeast Community College women’s basketball team was unable to knock-off rival Iowa Western Community College, falling 67-61 in conference action Saturday in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
The Hawks had the upper hand in the third quarter, allowing only nine points to the Reivers to take a 51-48 lead heading into the fourth quarter. But, it was the Reivers that rallied to record 19 points in the final stanza to hand the Hawks their first conference loss of the season.
Eriana Brown (Des Moines, Iowa) netted a career-high 19 points, three rebounds and two steals. Jade Blackburn (Surrey, England) added nine points, four rebounds and two blocks, while Kyla Moore (Norfolk, Neb.) added eight points in the loss.
Northeast welcomes Hastings College JV for a 5 p.m. tip-off tonight at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk.