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Northeast men drop conference opener to Indian Hills

Northeast men drop conference opener to Indian Hills

OTTUMWA, Iowa– Down by 11 points heading into halftime, the Northeast Community College men's basketball team allowed 55 points in the second half to No. 14 Indian Hills Community College as the Warriors dropped the Hawks 97-73 on Saturday in Ottumwa, Iowa.

Four Hawks (9-8) scored double-digits, but it wasn't enough as the Warriors went on to shoot 47 percent from the field to hand Northeast its first ICCAC loss of the season.

Moses Byekwaso (London, United Kingdom) led the Hawks with 20 points and eight rebounds, while Seth Coatta (Minnetonka, Minn.) had 17 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the field. Emmette Page (Brooklyn Park, Minn.) chipped in 14 points and Daniel Akuei (Melbourne, Australia) had 10 points in the loss.

Northeast battles Southeastern Community College in ICCAC play at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk.

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