NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP)- NPCC basketball hosted Eastern Wyoming College for a double header at McDonald-Belton Gymnasium Saturday afternoon.
First up, the women's teams were in a dead heat at halftime, but the Lancers pulled away thanks to a strong third quarter.
Poor shooting doomed the Knights in the second half, as they only shot 18.2% in the half.
Nahatabaa Nacona led the Knights with 12 points, she also tied Dehje Belmore for the team lead in rebounds, with seven.
The Knights lost 57-40.
Meanwhile, the men's team looked to improve upon their 7-1 record.
The Knights never trailed in the game, they built a 23-4 lead in the first half, and led 43-29 at halftime.
Three Knights players hit double-digits in points; Jakub Karwowski had 21, Edgars Kaufmanis had 20, and Tim Johnson had 15. Karwowski also added 12 rebounds and five blocks.
The Knights won 82-57, and improve to 8-1 on the season.