Knights Men Eliminated From NJCAA Tourney

The North Platte Knights’ record-setting season is over. The Knights fell to top-seeded Iowa Western 79-74 in second-round play at the NJCAA Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas yesterday afternoon. After falling behind by 14 in the second half, the Knights battled back and took a 74-72 lead in the waning moments, but the Reivers made seven of eight free throws in the final minute for the victory. Ethan Montalvo led the Knights with 27 points in the loss. The Knights finish with a program-best 30-6 record.