Iowa Lakes Men’s Basketball has a great tradition of success with national tournament appearances in 1992, 1994, 2000 and 2013. The Lakers won the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference for the first time in school history during the 2012-2013 season. The Lakers have averaged over 20 wins the previous 6 seasons and were consistently ranked nationally highlighted by a #1 NJCAA national ranking during the 2009 – 2010 season. Lakers ranked in the final 9 polls of the 2012-2013 season finishing with the season ranked 11th. Coached by Troy Larson, who is entering his 7th year as head coach, the Lakers play an up-tempo, exciting style of basketball focusing on defending, rebounding and transition.
Since 2007, the Lakers have had 14 all region performers, two preseason All-Americans, two All-Americans and nine Academic All-Region performers. In the past 6 years, 22 Lakers have continued their academic / basketball careers at four-year institutions ranging from NCAA Division I, II as well as NAIA.
2013-2014 Men's Basketball Team