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MEN’S BASKETBALL: NIC tops Snow

12/29/2018

North Idaho College rebounded from a tough loss Thursday night with a 68-58 victory over a familiar SWAC foe in the Fiesta Bowl Junior College Shootout in Mesa, Arizona.

The Cards, ranked #1 in the NWAC Coach’s poll, topped NJCAA 12th ranked Snow College 68-58 Friday night, a day after losing a hard-fought 69-68 game to the host Mesa Thunderbirds.

Sophomore Nate Pyror led the charge against the ((13-2) Badgers with a game-high 27 points. Sophomores Ray Quan Evans and Alphonso Anderson each chipped in 13 points apiece. Evans adding 7 rebounds while Anderson, pulled down 9 boards in a fine effort off the bench. Freshman Phillip Malatare, inserted into the starting lineup, provided the necessary spark with 9 points and 9 rebounds.

“I was really pleased with the way the guys come back from a tough loss,” said Head Coach Corey Symons. “We really played hard.”
NIC, (10-2) will now take on (4-8) Central Arizona Saturday afternoon at 5pm PST in the Consolation Championship. Catch the action live on our You Tube Channel at www.nicathletics.com.
More Information
Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Corey Symons
(208) 769-3352 and Corey.Symons@nic.edu