Tigers score conference win
IOWA FALLS, IA - The MCC Women's Basketball team (8-12, 3-5) picked up their third conference win, with a 54-49 victory over Ellsworth Community College (9-13, 2-6).
Sophomore Shakeria Slade (Milwaukee, WI) came off the bench and provided a spark for the Tigers, scoring 12 points and collecting 8 rebounds. Freshman Mackenzie Gott (Oskaloosa, IA) recorded her fifth double-double of the season matching Slade with 12 points and pulling down 10 rebounds to lead the Tigers.
The Tigers went to locker room down 31-27 after the first half, but came out strong to begin the second half and took over the lead at the 12 minute mark. The Tigers held on to the lead the remainder of the half, hitting key free throws down the stretch to record the win.
MCC will return home Saturday, Feb. 2, playing host to North Iowa Area Community College (12-9, 5-3). The ICCAC match-up versus the Trojans is scheduled for 5:00 pm.