Red Hawks earn first conference loss

Simpson University Sports News

01.25.2014

VALLEJO, Calif. - Simpson University men’s basketball team traveled to Vallejo, Calif., to play the CSU Maritime Keelhaulers on Saturday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. The Red Hawks lost 98-85, making their conference record 5-1.

The Red Hawks came out strong in the first half. Ball movement, drives and kick outs gave guards Jonnie Washburn and Anthony Williams open looks beyond the three-point line. With a run by the Keelhaulers, the Red Hawks went into the half ahead 49-45.

In the second half, Simpson kept up with Maritime until the last five minutes of the game. The Keelhaulers pulled away by scoring numerous points in the paint and finished the game with a 98-85 victory.

Simpson was led offensively by Williams, who finished with 21 points. Washburn finished with 18 points, Dalton Thacker with 15, Ian Corella with 12 and Marc Kirkland with 10 points.

The Red Hawks will travel to UC Merced on Thursday, Jan. 30. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

 

Written by Nichole Jones

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Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.
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