Cardinals Men's Basketball shoot their way to another CDA INN-vitational Title
NIC men’s basketball had a historic night from behind the arc that helped them win the CDA INN-vitational 112-81 over Elite Prep. The Cardinals shot a season high of 22-34 from behind the arc. The 65% performance was led by freshman Niko Bevens who shot 73% on 11/15 from deep. Bevens finished the game with his career high of 36pts. The Cardinals finished with 4 players over 20pts. Adam Gotelli was 5/6 from deep and finished the game with a career high of 21pts. Markus Golder chipped in 20pts and 6 rebounds, but the Cardinals were led all week by tournament MVP Sam Dowd who contributed with 22pts and 9 assists.
CDA INN-vitational All Tournament Team
Salissou Abdoul Kader Medicine Hat
Michael Carter Elite Prep
Tre Ary-Turner Elite Prep
Garrett Kingman Elite Prep
Niko Bevens North Idaho
Markus Golder North Idaho
Sam Dowd North Idaho
The Cardinals move to 12-1 over all and remain #1 in the NWAC polls. The NIC men and women will open up league on January 7th hosting Yakima Valley College at Christianson gymnasium. Game times are 2pm and 4pm.
Head Men's Basketball Coach, Corey Symons
(208) 769-3352 or Corey.Symons@nic.edu