Derek Merwick hit the game-winning basket with 13 seconds left to give CCC a 70-69 home win over Iowa Western last night.
Merwick filled the scorebook with 14 points, five steals and four assists. Trey Deveaux had a team-high 17 points as the Raiders improved to 5-1.
Meanwhile, the Central women fell to Hastings College JV 70-60 at the Raider Fieldhouse. Amy Mitchell led CCC with 23 points, but the Raiders slipped to 5-3 on the season.