Simpson Earns Weekly Honor By

Ohio Wesleyan senior Ben Simpson
Ohio Wesleyan senior Ben Simpson

Ohio Wesleyan University senior point post Ben Simpson (Lake Bluff, IL/Lake Forest) was named to the Team of the Week for the week of February 5th, it was announced by

Simpson scored seven-consecutive points for Ohio Wesleyan as the Bishops broke a 64-64 tie, and went on to record an 82-77 win over No. 12 Denison last Wednesday.  He finished the game with 24 points and 11 rebounds as Ohio Wesleyan moved into tie for first place in NCAC standings. 

Simpson then scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for his second double-double of the week as the Bishops recorded a 92-71 win at Kenyon on Saturday.

In the two games combined, he shot 59 percent (17-of-29) from the field, to go along with tallying five assists, three blocks and three steals.

The Team of the Week recognizes five players -- two backcourt and three frontcourt players -- each week.

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