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Northeast men topple Quakerdale Prep on Monday night

Northeast men topple Quakerdale Prep on Monday night

NORFOLK, Neb. – All five starters for the Northeast Community College men's basketball team scored in double figures as the Hawks cruised over Quakerdale Prep Academy 122-64 on Monday at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk.

Scoring wasn't an issue for the Hawks as they took a 71-37 lead heading into halftime. In the first half alone, Northeast shot a blistering 66 percent from the field and 60 percent from three-point land.

"I thought we shot the ball well tonight," head coach Dan Anderson said. "We were able to jump on them fairly quickly and got to play a lot of guys. Now we need to get ready for NIACC on Friday."

The Hawks (6-4) held the Eagles to 30 percent shooting from the field in the contest, while Northeast finished shooting 59 percent from the field.

Northeast was led by 6-foot-9 freshman Luke Rollman (Humphrey, Neb.) as he had a career-high 20 points and 11 rebounds, good for a double-double.

Emmette Page (Brooklyn Park, Minn.) added 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field. Joel Ufele (London, United Kingdom) had 16 points, six rebounds and four assists, while Junior Oscar (St. Helens, United Kingdom) chipped in 15 points.

Sharp-shooting sophomore Seth Coatta (Minnetonka, Minn.) had 13 points, five rebounds and four assists. Moses Byekwaso (London, United Kingdom) added 12 points, while Daniel Akuei (Melbourne, Australia) had a double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds and Ben Moxness (Scribner, Neb.) tallied 10 points off the bench.

The Northeast men will compete in the Great Western Classic at 3 p.m. Friday, taking on North Iowa Area Community College in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

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