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The Spartans played the fourth-ranked Kirkwood eagles on the road on Wednesday, January 22. They lost to the Eagles 66-44.
Head Coach Addae Houston said,"The challenge was everything we expected. It was closely contested game for most of the first half but a run near the end of the first half put Kirkwood up 32–21. Kirkwood was able to pull away with strong outside shooting from the three-point line in the second half."
The Spartans had their hand full hosting top-ranked NIACC on Saturday, January 18. Struggling with abundance of turnovers early and throughout the game, the Spartan struggled to keep pace with the Trojans offense that had 14 three-pointers on the evening. The final score was NIACC 104, Southwestern 49. Morgan Knorr led Spartan scoring with 12.
The Spartans will play next on Wednesday, January 22, when they travel to Cedar Rapids to play the fourth ranked Kirkwood Eagles.
The Spartans hosted the Ellsworth Panthers on Saturday, January 11, in their first home game of 2014. This back-and-forth matchup was a closely contested game throughout with Ellsworth heading into the locker room at the half up by seven, 30-23.
Head Coach Addae Houston said, “We are still struggling to play a complete game for forty minutes. We played well in spurts but that is not good enough in this conference to get wins. There are signs of improvement but we need to continue to get better.”
The Spartans headed to Boone on Wednesday, January 8 to take on the DMACC Bears for a tough conference matchup. A strong half court press from DMACC forced early turnovers which lead to some easy transition points for the Bears.
Head Coach Addae Houston commented, “We did our best to prepare for their pressure but trying to simulate what a team does best is difficult to practice and we struggled with it throughout the game.”
Despite playing better in the second half, the Bears lead was too much for the Spartans to overcome. Kristin Klocksiem led scoring for the Spartans with 10 points.