Red Hawks Open Season with Win Over Eastern Oregon

Simpson University Sports News


LA GRANDE, Ore. - The Simpson University men’s basketball team kicked off the 2014-2015 season with an 84-81 win over Eastern Oregon on Oct. 24.

Simpson came out strong in the first half and took an early 8-2 lead. The Red Hawks remained in the lead the entire first half and went into the half up 55-41. Eastern Oregon came out of the half battling back, getting within three around the 9:00 minute mark. During the last two minutes of the game, the Mountaineers tried to take the lead but were not successful. The Red Hawks made some clutch free throws at the end of the game to win 84-81.

Shaquille Jones led the Red Hawks with 19 points, and Anthony Williams had seven rebounds and seven steals.


Written by Katie Ratfield

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