The 16th-ranked Iowa Lakes Men's Basketball team defeated Clinton Community College in their conference opener 74-53. The win is also Iowa Lakes coach Troy Larson's 100th at Iowa Lakes.
Ben Shellim led the Lakers with 23 points while Xzavion Jones led Clinton with 11 points.
Iowa Lakes (4-2 overall, 1-0 in league play) hosts NJCAA Div. 1 Iowa Western next Tuesday. The Reivers are undefeated on the season. Game time is 7:30 p.m. in Estherville.
The Iowa Lakes women's basketball team dropped a pair of games to start the week.
The Lakers opened league play with a 55-46 loss to Southeastern on Sunday. The Lakers then lost 48-45 to Mount Mercy JV on Monday.
Iowa Lakes (1-6 overall, 0-1 in league play) are on the road this weekend against Dodge City Community College on Friday and Hutchinson Community College on Saturday.