Ellsworth Rally Sinks Tigers
IOWA FALLS, IA - The NJCAA Division I 21st ranked Marshalltown Community College men's basketball team (11-1) was unable to overcome an 18-4 run by host Ellsworth Community College (6-3) in the beginning of the second half, resulting in a 80-79 defeat in Iowa Falls.
The Tigers took a 44-29 advantage into the locker room at halftime, fueled by 13 points from sophomore forward Chris Caird (England). Caird finished the evening with a team high 23 points.
The Tigers held a one point advantage 79-78 with 36 seconds left in the contest, but a last second shot by the Panthers would give the home team a 80-79 victory.
MCC will head to Freeport, Illinois to face Lake Land College on December 14th in the William R. Bear Classic, hosted by Highland Community College. Tip-off with the Lakers is scheduled for 1 pm.