UC Santa Cruz defeats Simpson
Simpson University Sports News
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - Simpson University men's basketball team played the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs on Thursday, Feb. 3 in Santa Cruz, Calif. The Red Hawks were unable to come away with the win. They lost 82-54 to Division III UC Santa Cruz.
The Red Hawks could not get into a groove in the first half. The Banana Slugs were up 44-28 at halftime. Simpson shot 31 percent from the field and 12 percent from the three-point line.
In the second half, UC Santa Cruz outscored the Red Hawks 38-26. Simpson did not have a good shooting night; they shot 30 percent from the field and 13 percent from the three-point line. Simpson was able to force 20 turnovers.
Simpson returns to action on Saturday, Feb. 5 against conference rival William Jessup University at home. The Warriors won the last game between these two teams. Tip-off set for 4 p.m.
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