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Simpson Defeats Men’s Basketball Wednesday

Simpson Defeats Men’s Basketball Wednesday

DUBUQUE, Iowa- On the final day of the University of Dubuque Tournament, the Illinois Institute of Technology dropped a close game to Simpson College. Simpson topped Tech 78-72.

How it Happened

  • Tech got off to a fast start with a 6-0 lead, which held for most of the half. Simpson took its first lead of the day on a three-pointer from Sabonis Smith in the middle of the first half, putting the Storm up 20-19.
  • Tech battled the rest of the way, but Simpson took a 67-59 lead late in the second half.
  • Simpson's lead would reach as large as 11, which proved to be too large a deficit for the Hawks to make up.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Samuel Rarick had one of the best individual efforts of the season for the Scarlet Hawks, tallying 29 points on 13-of-17 shooting to go along with 11 rebounds.
  • Anthony Mosley Jr. poured in 22 points with four rebounds and four assists.

Stats to Know

  • Tech lost despite shooting 51.1% from the floor.
  • Simpson was 20-of-24 from the free throw line compared to just 9-of-11 for the Scarlet Hawks.
  • The Storm outrebound Tech 36-33.

Up Next

  • The Scarlet Hawks will oppose University of Chicago at home on Saturday, January 2. Tip-off is set for 3:00 p.m.