Men's Basketball

Saturday Feb 16
Men's Basketball 3:00 PM
vs. Iowa Lakes Community College

Wilson stars as No. 3 Eagles sink Lakers

Wilson stars as No. 3 Eagles sink Lakers

Thursday, 24 January 2019 05:49 Metro Sports Report 

ESTHERVILLE - All-American Doug Wilson turned in another stellar performance for the Kirkwood Eagles Wednesday night.

Wilson collected 25 points, 11 rebounds, and four assists as the third-ranked Eagles trimmed Iowa Lakes, 80-76, in a key ICCAC  conference game in Estherville.

Wilson shot 10-for-14 from the field and continued his good work at the foul line by hitting 5-of-7.

Kirkwood opened a two-game lead in the conference race at 6-0, with Iowa Lakes (4-2) and NIACC (3-1) essentially tied for second place.

Allante Pickens popped in five 3-pointers and scored 17 points for Kirkwood, which raised its overall record to 17-2. Brady Sartorius contributed 13 points and Connor Kasperbauer notched 10. 

Kevin Jennings scored 18 points for Iowa Lakes (13-6).

KIRKWOOD (80): Sims 0 0-0 0, Pickens 6 0-0 17, Kasperbauer 3 3-4 10,  Wilson 10 5-7 25, Appel 0 3-4 3, Thedford 0 1-2 1, Sartorius 5 2-2 13,  Stephenson 2 0-0 6, Gosnell 2 1-2 5, Arrington 0 0-0 0. Totals 28  15-21 80.

IOWA LAKES (76): M. Clayton 2 2-2 7, Grimes 5 0-0 12, Jennings 8 1-4  18, S. Clayton 6 2-4 14, Rau 2 3-4 7, Lewis 2 2-2 6, Zehnder 0 0-0 0,  Friesner 0 0-0 0, Kikwaki 0 0-0 0, Robinson 5 2-4 12, Heifner 0 0-0 0.  Totals 30 12-20 76.

Halftime - Kirkwood 42, Iowa Lakes 36. 3-point goals - Kirkwood 9  (Pickens 5, Stephenson 2, Kasperbauer 1, Sartorius 1), Iowa Lakes 4  (Grimes 2, M.Clayton 1, Jennings 1).