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NATIONAL POWER DIXIE CRUSHES NIC

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Dixie College, ranked 14th in the national junior college polls, obliterated North Idaho College 125-85 at St. George to run its SWAC record to 2-0 and its overall record to 14-0. Seven Rebel players scored in double figures including former Mt. View standout Nate Chappell who had 19. Jason Stilson followed with 16, Sonny Watson added 14, Marc Schweigert chipped in 13, Kevin Simpson had 12 and Jason Jackman and Alphonso Hawes added 11 each.

Dixie used a smothering man to man defense to take an early lead which ballooned to a 64-31 halftime advantage. The Rebel offense was clicking as well, hitting 38 of 74 shots from the field and 41 of 56 from the line.Dixie travels north next weekend to face Utah Valley State College and Salt Lake Community