2017-18 Men's Basketball News

  • Storm comeback falls short in IIAC Tournament loss to Wartburg
    February 20, 2018
    The Simpson men's basketball team erased an 18-point, second-half deficit but couldn't come up with the game-tying shot in the final seconds as Wartburg escaped with a 76-72 win in the first round of the Iowa Conference Tournament on Tuesday.
  • MBB Preview: Storm host Wartburg in IIAC Tournament
    February 19, 2018
    The fourth-seeded Simpson men’s basketball team hosts the fifth-seeded Wartburg Knights in the first round of the Iowa Conference Tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Cowles Fieldhouse. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.
  • Amsbaugh powers Storm to 75-72 win over Coe
    February 17, 2018
    Sam Amsbaugh had a Senior Day to remember, finishing with 33 points and nine rebounds, and the Simpson men's basketball team held on to beat Coe 75-72 in Saturday's regular season finale at Cowles Fieldhouse.
  • Storm finish regular season against Loras, Coe
    February 14, 2018
    The Simpson men’s basketball team finishes the regular season this week when it travels to Loras on Wednesday, Feb. 14 before hosting Coe for Senior Day on Saturday, Feb. 17.
  • Loras edges Storm in wild finish
    February 14, 2018
    Demond George made the go-ahead layup with 2 seconds left and Kyle Wagner couldn’t tie the game from the free throw line with no time remaining as Loras beat the Simpson men’s basketball team 87-86 in Iowa Conference action Wednesday night.
  • MBB Preview: Storm host Central on Wednesday
    February 07, 2018
    The Simpson men’s basketball team hosts rival Central in a key Iowa Conference clash in the lone game of the week on Wednesday evening.
  • Riordan goes for 39, Storm beat Central 96-85
    February 07, 2018
    Conor Riordan scored 39 points on 14-for-17 shooting, Sam Amsbaugh finished three assists shy of a triple-double and the Simpson men's basketball team beat Central 96-85 in Iowa Conference action on Wednesday.
  • Wartburg’s late run trips up Storm
    February 03, 2018
    Sawyer Herman scored a game-high 28 points and Wartburg used a late run to beat the Simpson men’s basketball team 85-77 in Iowa Conference action on Saturday.
  • Riordan continues tear, Storm cruise past Luther
    January 31, 2018
    Conor Riordan scored 26 points, Simpson matched a season-high with 14 3-pointers and the Storm beat Luther 92-75 on Wednesday, winning their second game in a row.
  • Storm travel to Luther, Wartburg this week
    January 30, 2018
    The Simpson men’s basketball team hits the road this week for a pair of Iowa Conference contests, going to Luther on Wednesday evening and to Wartburg on Saturday afternoon.
  • Riordan scores 32, Storm hit big shots late to beat Nebraska Wesleyan
    January 27, 2018
    Conor Riordan scored a career-high 32 points, Taylor Filbert and Kyle Wagner hit big shots down the stretch and the Simpson men's basketball team knocked off league-leading Nebraska Wesleyan 102-97 in overtime on Saturday.
  • Storm can’t hold early lead in loss to Dubuque
    January 24, 2018
    TJ Lake scored 27 points, including back-to-back 3s to break open a tie game in the final minutes, and Dubuque came back to beat the Simpson men’s basketball team 80-76 on Wednesday night.
  • Storm host Dubuque, Nebraska Wesleyan in crucial week
    January 23, 2018
    The Simpson men’s basketball team sets to turn around its recent fortunes when it hosts a pair of Iowa Conference games at Cowles Fieldhouse this week. The Storm (9-8, 5-4) welcome the Dubuque Spartans on Wednesday, Jan. 24 and host the league-leading Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolves on Saturday, Jan. 27. Wednesday’s tipoff is set for 8 p.m. while Saturday’s game slated for a 4 p.m. start.
  • Storm can’t slow hot-shooting Buena Vista
    January 20, 2018
    Thomas Wisecup scored 15 points to lead six players in double figures and hot-shooting Buena Vista beat the Simpson men’s basketball team 88-82 on Saturday.
  • Amsbaugh reaches milestone in loss to Central
    January 17, 2018
    Kyle Smith scored 24 points, Malik Wildermuth had 23 and Central took advantage of an off night from the free throw line to beat the Simpson men’s basketball team 93-87 on Wednesday night.
  • Storm take league’s longest winning streak on the road
    January 16, 2018
    The Simpson men’s basketball team takes a six-game winning streak on the road this week as the Storm travel to face the Central Dutch on Wednesday, Jan. 17 before making the trek to face the Buena Vista Beavers on Saturday, Jan. 20. Wednesday’s tipoff is set for 8 p.m. while Saturday’s game slated for a 7 p.m. start.
  • Riordan scores 27, Storm knock off No. 21 Wartburg 86-81
    January 13, 2018
    Conor Riordan scored 27 points, John Barbee provided a big spark off the bench and the Simpson men's basketball team beat No. 21 Wartburg 86-81 on Saturday at Cowles Fieldhouse, extending its winning streak to six games.
  • Storm set free throw record, beat Coe 79-69
    January 10, 2018
    The Simpson men’s basketball team set a school record by going 28-for-29 from the free throw line and Sam Amsbaugh scored a game-high 30 points as the Storm beat Coe 79-69 on Wednesday.
  • Storm look to continue winning ways against Coe, Wartburg
    January 09, 2018
    The Simpson men’s basketball team carries a four-game winning streak into the week as the Storm travel to face the Coe Kohawks on Wednesday, Jan. 10 before hosting the No. 21 Wartburg Knights on Saturday, Jan. 13. Wednesday’s tip-off in Cedar Rapids is set for 8 p.m. while Saturday’s tip is set for 4 p.m. at Cowles Fieldhouse.
  • Amsbaugh notches double-double, Storm knock off defending IIAC champs
    January 06, 2018
    Sam Amsbaugh scored a game-high 25 points, Tyler Stumbo added 17 and the Simpson men's basketball team made enough free throws down the stretch -- including four on technical fouls -- to beat Loras 97-88 on Saturday at Cowles Fieldhouse.
  • Riordan’s 24 lifts Storm past Luther, 83-60
    January 03, 2018
    Conor Riordan scored 24 points and the Simpson men’s basketball team used two big runs in the first half to pull away for an 83-60 win over Luther on Wednesday night at Cowles Fieldhouse.
  • Storm look to carry momentum into new year, host Luther and Loras this week
    January 02, 2018
    The Simpson men’s basketball team opens 2018 with a pair of home games as the Storm host the Luther Norse on Wednesday, Jan. 3 at 8 p.m. and the Loras Duhawks on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 4 p.m. inside Cowles Fieldhouse.
  • Filbert’s seven treys lead Storm over Ave Maria 84-78
    December 19, 2017
    Taylor Filbert made seven 3-pointers, Sam Amsbaugh had 21 points and the Simpson men’s basketball team beat Ave Maria 84-78 Tuesday in its final game at the Cruzin’ Classic.
  • Storm beat Husson 88-82 behind 30 from Amsbaugh
    December 18, 2017
    Sam Amsbaugh scored a game-high 30 points, Ben Rajewski made a pair of clutch free throws with 42 seconds left and the Simpson men’s basketball team held on to beat Husson 88-82 Monday at the Cruzin’ Classic.
  • Storm fall to Olivet 78-75 in final seconds
    December 17, 2017
    Chase Brocker came off the bench to score a game-high 22 points, Jalen Adams made the game-winning jumper with 31 seconds left and Olivet beat the Simpson men’s basketball team 78-75 on Sunday at the Cruzin’ Classic.
  • MBB Preview: Storm travel to Florida for winter break
    December 15, 2017
    The Simpson Storm men's basketball team will play three games in three days to close the 2017 regular season schedule at the Cruzin’ Classic in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. beginning Sunday, Dec. 17. Simpson plays Olivet on Sunday at 6 p.m. ET, Husson on Monday at 6 p.m. ET and Ave Maria at 10 a.m. ET from the Broward County Convention Center.
  • Amsbaugh, Stumbo help Storm hold on to beat Dubuque
    December 06, 2017
    Sam Amsbaugh and Tyler Stumbo scored 22 points apiece and the Simpson men’s basketball team led by as many as 16 points in the first half, but still had to rally in the closing minutes to beat Dubuque 87-83 on Wednesday.
  • MBB Preview: Storm go to Dubuque looking for first conference win
    December 05, 2017
    The Simpson Storm men's basketball team looks for its first Iowa Conference win of the season when it travels to the Key City to face the Dubuque Spartans on Wednesday, Dec. 6
  • Stumbo’s career game not enough against Nebraska Wesleyan
    December 02, 2017
    Tyler Stumbo scored 33 points in his first start but the Simpson men’s basketball team couldn’t fully recover from a slow start, losing to Nebraska Wesleyan 94-85 on Saturday.
  • MBB Preview: Storm open conference play this week
    November 29, 2017
    The Simpson men’s basketball team opens Iowa Conference play this week with a home and road split. The Storm host the Buena Vista Beavers at Cowles Fieldhouse on Wednesday, Nov. 29 before going to Lincoln, Neb. to face the Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolves on Saturday, Dec. 2.
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