Sports

Lakers stay 8th in national rankings

Tue 2-4-2020

COLORADO SPRINGS - Iowa Lakes Community College is again eighth in this week's National Junior College Athletic Association Division II men's basketball ratings.

The Lakers, 19-3 on the season, host No. 17 NIACC (17-5) at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Laker Gym. That night has been designated as a 'Red Out,' with fans encouraged to wear red.

There are several special events scheduled, with proceeds going to the American Heart Association. Scheduled are a bake sale, chuck-a-duck, pass the bucket and silent pie auction.

Two other Iowa Community College Athletic Conference teams are ranked, with Des Moines Area (20-3) seventh and Kirkwood (17-4) 12th.

The Iowa Lakes women's basketball team will host NIACC (23-1) at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Trojans are rated first in the country this week.

Another ICCAC team, Kirkwood (21-2) is rated second.