NORFOLK, Neb. – The Northeast Community College men’s basketball team snapped a six-game losing streak and Emmette Page (Crystal, Minn.) recorded his 1,000th-career point in a 75-48 ICCAC victory over Marshalltown Community College on Saturday at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk.
The Hawks (12-13, 2-4 ICCAC) shot 58 percent from the field and 46 percent from the three-point line to hold-off the Tigers. Northeast allowed no more than 25 points in each half, while ultimately holding Marshalltown to just 31 percent shooting from the field.
Page led all scorers with 28 points, eight assists and seven rebounds. Daniel Akuei (Melbourne, Australia) added a double-double with 17 points and 13 rebounds. Asher Scavella (Nassau, Bahamas) pitched in 12 points in 19 minutes of action.
Northeast battles Highway 81-foe, Central Community College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Raider Fieldhouse in Columbus, Neb.
NORFOLK, Neb. – The Northeast Community College women’s basketball team held Marshalltown Community College to just 17 points in the first half as the Hawks toppled the Tigers 81-41 in ICCAC play on Saturday night at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk.
The Hawks (24-3, 3-1 ICCAC) put up 43 points in the first half and never looked back, while holding the Tigers to only 31 percent shooting from the field. Northeast managed to shoot 49 percent from the field and a blistering 47 percent from beyond the arc.
Kyla Moore (Norfolk, Neb.) led the Hawks with 17 points and six rebounds. Emina Hadzihusejnovic (Mostar, Bosnia) added 16 points and nine boards, while Beth Matas (Girona, Spain) had 11 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Breanna Stouffer (David City, Neb.) and Julia Carbonell (Barcelona, Spain) each pitched in 10 points.
Northeast travels south to square off with Highway 81-rival, Central Community College at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Raider Fieldhouse in Columbus, Neb.