Northeast Men’s Basketball Can’t Recover in Loss

Adam Grosserode, Reporter

The Northeast Community College men’s basketball team lost to Iowa Western Community College 83-67 on Saturday.

Iowa Western built up a strong lead in the first half by making 7 of 17 three-pointers in their half-court offense. Devin Brooks helped carry Iowa Western with 26 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists. Tavian Pomlee also chipped in 26 points, including 5 three point shots.

Northeast tried to rally back in the second half, but Iowa Western used a superior frontcourt to outrebound Northeast 55-43. KJ Bluford led Northeast with 15 points and seven rebounds, while Khapri Alston contributed 13 points and six rebounds at the center position.

                                      1st        2nd       Total

Iowa Western CC      42        41        83

Northeast CC             29        38        67

Iowa Western: Points- Brooks, D and Pomlee, T –26

                           Rebounds- Brooks, D –10

                           Assists- Brooks, D –5

Northeast CC: Points- Bluford, K –15

                           Rebounds- Scott, S –10

                           Assists- McGary, S –8

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