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Northeast Men top Central

Northeast Men top Central
Melkisedek Moreaux (34), of Northeast Community College, drives the lane to score two of his 17-points in against Central Community College Wednesday in the Cox Activities Center on the Northeast campus in Norfolk. The Hawks defeated the Raiders 93-85. (Courtesy Northeast Community College)

NORFOLK, NE – Four players scored in double figures as Northeast Community College defeated Central Community College in men’s basketball Wednesday at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk.

The Hawks jumped out to a 24-point lead in the first half on 55-percent shooting from the field and 39-percent from behind the arch. For the game, Northeast shot 53-percent from the field and 30-percent from three-point range. Behind a solid first half on the defensive end and sharing the ball offensively, the Hawks put away the Raiders late to end a
two-game skid.

Steve Wooten led Northeast with 28 points, nine rebounds, and two assists. Melkisedek Moreaux added a double-double of his own with 17 points and 13 rebounds, along with four blocks and four steals. Jaquan Sanders finished with 14 points and five assists. Allen Anderson had 12 points and six assists on the night.

The Hawks (13-10) will be back in action this Saturday when it travels to Council Bluffs, IA, to take on Iowa Western in a 7 p.m. game.

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