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Simpson College - Recap

From site: Basketball (men)

Date:January 29, 2020
Time:7:30 pm
Location:Indianola, Iowa

Simpson College jumped out to an early 16-point lead en route to an 88-57 victory over Luther tonight in the Cowles Center. The Storm blistered the nets connecting on 57.6% that included a 50% effort from behind the arch. Luther struggled offensively shooting 29.6%.

Aaron Blumberg was the lone Norse in double digits with 13. Rahul Bagga was next with eight, while Ray Whitlock, Jadyn Torres and James Kappas all finished with seven.

Simpson's Conor Riordan had a huge night. Riordan finished with 25 points, 18 in the first half, and missed just two shots (11-of-13). He was also credited with eight rebounds and a game high five assists.

Box Score

The loss was the third in a row for the Norse who are now 2-8 in the A-R-C, 6-13 overall. Simpson posted its third consecutive win at home and improved to 4-6 in league play, 10-9 overall.

Luther returns to action this Saturday, Feb. 1 when it will host Buena Vista University. Tip-off is slated for 4:00 p.m. in the Regents Center. 

Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586

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