Red Hawks Lose at Home to PUC

Simpson University Sports News

02.12.2015

REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University men’s basketball team received its first conference loss at the hands of the PUC Pioneers on Feb. 12. The Pioneers defeated the Red Hawks 88-80.

It was the great shooting effort put forth by the visiting Pioneers that led to the Red Hawk's demise, as they shot 53% from the field and 67% from three. The Red Hawks shot well as a team, going 50% from the field and 38% from three. After going into half with a six-point lead, the Pioneers put on a shooting clinic to oust the Red Hawks 88-80.

Shaquille Jones led Simpson with 20 points. Ian Corella added 15 points, and Dalton Thacker had 11 points and seven rebounds.

The Red Hawks will host the Menlo Oaks on Saturday, Feb. 14 for their Homecoming senior night at 7:30 p.m.

 

Written by Dalton Thacker

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Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.
dpringle@simpsonu.edu
(530) 226-4731