Simpson College President Jay Simmons announced Wednesday that Bob Nutgrass, a long-time staff member and current assistant athletic director, will become the college’s next Athletic Director. He replaces Brian Niemuth, who has held the role for the past five years in addition to serving as the head women’s basketball coach.
Simpson’s Sam Amsbaugh added to his growing collection of awards last week when he earned all-district honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and all-region honors from D3hoops.com.
Sam Amsbaugh earned co-Most Valuable Player honors to highlight Simpson’s three selections to the 2017 All-Iowa Conference Men’s Basektball Team, as voted on by the league’s nine head coaches. Conor Riordan earned first team honors while Tyler Stumbo was an honorable mention pick.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.