Simpson shows strength against William Jessup
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - Simpson University men's basketball team faced conference rival William Jessup University for the second time this season on Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Heritage Student Life Center in Redding, Calif. Simpson showed improvement from the first match up but could not pull off the victory. The Warriors bested the Red Hawks 79-73.
The Red Hawks had a 41-35 lead at halftime. Simpson shot 46 percent from the field and 36 percent from the three-point line. Simpson held the Warriors to 16 percent shooting from the three-point line.
In the second half, William Jessup came out hot, shooting 75 percent behind the arc (6-for-8). The Warriors took the lead back late in the second and never turned back. William Jessup defeated Simpson 79-73.
Simpson returns to action on Thursday, Feb. 10 against Holy Names University in Oakland, Calif. Holy Names won the first meeting between these two teams. Tip-off set for 7:30 p.m.
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