No. 5 NIACC tops Iowa Lakes, 84-69

NIACC's Autam Mendez looks to pass the ball during Wednesday's game against Iowa Lakes.
NIACC's Autam Mendez looks to pass the ball during Wednesday's game against Iowa Lakes.

MASON CITY - Sophomore Autam Mendez scored 31 points with 12 rebounds and a career-high seven assists to lift No. 5 NIACC to a 84-69 victory over Iowa Lakes in ICCAC women's basketball action Wednesday night in the NIACC gym.

Mendez was 11 of 31 from the field, including six 3-point goals. She also dished out four assists. It was Mendez' fourth double/double of the season and 12th of her career.

Also for NIACC, which won its 25th straight home game, Sierra Lynch scored 17 points and Kelcie Hale scored 13 points.

NIACC (17-1 overall, 4-0 in the ICCAC) returns to action Saturday at Ellsworth. Game time is slated for 1 p.m.

Notes: NIACC is 7-0 at home in the 2019-20 season ... The Lady Trojans were 15-0 at home in 2018-19 and won their last three home games in 2017-18 ... NIACC has won 21 straight games against Iowa Lakes.

NIACC's 2019-20 season (17-1 overall, 4-0 ICCAC)

NIACC 97, Grand View JV 86 (N)

NIACC 87, Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) 82 (N)

NIACC 82, Illinois Central 81 (H)

NIACC 91, Marshalltown CC 38 (H)

NIACC 89, Iowa Western 63 (H)

NIACC 92, Central CC-Columbus 39 (N)

NIACC 77, Northeast CC 66 (N)

NIACC 96, Grand View JV 91 (H)

NIACC 80, Central CC-Columbus 60 (H) 

NIACC 96, Southwestern 78 (A)

NIACC 82, John Wood 70 (A)

NIACC 84, Lincoln Land 81 (OT) (N)

Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) 65, NIACC 59 (N)

NIACC 94, Sauk Valley CC 33 (N)

NIACC 89, Sinclair CC 66 (N)

NIACC 112, Little Priest Tribal College 35 (H)

NIACC 77, DMACC 62 (A)

NIACC 84, Iowa Lakes 69 (H)

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