NPCC basketball results, Feb. 15

NPCC basketball hosted Otero Junior College on Friday.

In the women's game, the Rattlers defeated the Knights 76-50.

Emily Joseph led the team with 12 points. Madsyn Francis added nine points and eight rebounds.

The Knights fall to 4-20 on the season.

In the men's game, the Knights overcame a 45-39 halftime deficit to win 94-76.

Ilya Tyrtyshnik led all scorers with 24, Tim Johnston added 22, and Luke Christen had a season high 18.

Jakub Karwowski had eight rebounds.

“I was proud of our player’s response to a poor first half effort wise,” Knights Assistant Coach, Chase Grabau said. “When our guys decide they want to defend, they usually lock down.”

The Knights are now 19-3 on the season, and 6-2 in the Region IX South Sub-Region.

Both teams host Trinidad State on Saturday.