ST. PAUL, Minn. – Charles Swain scored a game-high 17 points, DJ Dafney finished two points shy of a double-double and the Simpson men's basketball team beat Northwestern (Minn.) 71-56 on Friday, the first day of the ACR Homes Tip-Off Tournament.
Swain shot 5-for-8 from the field, helping the Storm shoot 50 percent from the field. Dafney scored eight points and grabbed 10 rebounds.
Kyle Ooms scored 10 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Eagles (0-2).
Simpson closes the weekend against North Central (Minn.) on Saturday. Tipoff is set for 3 p.m.