North Platte – The North Platte Community College Knights and Lady Knights will host Northeastern Junior College at the McDonald – Belton Gymnasium on Wednesday, Jan 10.
The women’s game does not count as a regional game.
The Plainswomen of Northeastern are 6-8 on the season. The Plainswomen are led in scoring by Katie Diakhaby at 16.8 points per game. Diakhaby is the only Plainswoman in double figures. Tashika Burrell is next in scoring at 9.3 ppg. Diakhaby averages a double-double, leading the Plainswomen at 10.8 rebounds per game.
The Lady Knights are 1-9 on the season. Allison Tichy leads the Lady Knights in scoring at 13.6 ppg. Naria Hall is second on the Lady Knights in scoring at 10.3 ppg. Peighton Porter leads the Lady Knights in rebounding at 9.4 rpg.
The men’s game is a Region IX South Sub-Region contest.
The Plainsmen are 8-8 overall and 2-4 in the South Sub-Region. Marcus Burwell leads the Plainsmen in scoring at 19.7 ppg, followed by Keishon Parker at 12.2 ppg. Parker is coming off of back to back 19 points performances against Lamar and Otero. Ron Hall leads the Plainsmen in rebounding at five rebounds per game.
The Knights are 5-6 on the season and 2-2 in South Sub-Region play. Sophomore Godfrey Rolle leads the Knights in scoring at 18.6 ppg. Trajan Harris is the only other Knight in double figures at 13 ppg. Buom Dobuol leads the Knights in rebounding at 5.7 rpg.
The women’s game will tip-off at 5:30 pm. The men’s game will follow, approximately at 7:30 PM CST.
Both games will be broadcast on ESPN 1410 radio and on the Internet at www.northplattepost.com. They will also be live streamed at www.npccknights.com