23 Tamara Simpson
23 Tamara Simpson
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: North Babylon, N.Y.
High School: Portledge School
Position: G
Major: Psychology
Residential College: Jonathan Edwards
gp 23
pts/g 10.0
fg % 34.2
3pt % 22.9
ft % 42.0
reb/g 3.2
a/g 0.9

2015-16 Season: Started in 30 games… 11-time member of the Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll… Led the Ivy League and all Elis with 3.0 steals per game (11th NCAA) and 90 total… Recorded career-best nine steals and played career-high 37 minutes against Dartmouth on Feb 12… Scored career best 28 points making 11-of-25 field goals against Princeton on Feb. 19… Second on the team in points per game (11.4)… Had 111 rebounds, 42 assists and 13 blocks… Scored in double-figures 18 times.

 2015-16 Season-Highs

  • Points: 28, vs. Princeton, 2/19/16
  • FG Made: 11, vs. Princeton, 2/19/16
  • FG Attempts: 25, vs. Princeton, 2/19/16
  • 3-Point FG Made: 3, three times, last at Cornell, 2/6/16
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 8, twice, last at Cornell, 2/6/16
  • Free Throws Made: 8, vs. Wagner, 12/6/16
  • Free Throw Attempts: 12, twice, last vs. Columbia, 3/5/16
  • Rebounds: 10, at Cornell, 2/6/16
  • Assists: 3, five times, last vs. Dartmouth, 2/12/16
  • Steals: 9, vs. Dartmouth, 2/12/16
  • Blocked Shots: 3, at Cornell, 2/6/16
  • Minutes: 27, vs. Dartmouth, 2/12/16

2014-15 Season: Made appearances in all 28 games, including 19 starts... Earned team's Most Improved Player Award... Played an average of 22.5 minutes per game... Second on the team with 8.9 points per game, including 9.5 points per contest in Ivy League play... Had a team-high .430 field goal percentage (111-of-258)... Three-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week (1/19, 2/2, 3/9)... Four-time member of the Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll (12/1, 12/8, 12/22, 1/12)... Named ECAC Rookie of the Week for Division I New England on March 9... Led the Ivy League with 2.3 steals per game (75th in NCAA) and 63 total on the season... Had 60 rebounds, 32 assists, and seven blocks... Scored in double-figures 13 times... Scored 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting against Brown on Jan. 16... Had 17 points on 8-of-12 shooting against Harvard on March 6... Recorded career-high 20 points on 10-of-16 shooting in season finale against Dartmouth on March 7... Snagged career-best seven steals against Columbia on Feb. 22.

2014-15 Season Highs

  • Points: 20, vs. Dartmouth, 3/7/15
  • FG Made: 10, vs. Dartmouth, 3/7/15
  • FG Attempts: 16, vs. Dartmouth, 3/7/15
  • 3-Point FG Made:
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 2, twice, last vs. Boise State, 11/26/14
  • Free Throws Made: 5, vs. Maine, 1/7/15
  • Free Throw Attempts: 8, vs. Maine, 1/7/15
  • Rebounds: 6, vs. Brown, 1/16/15
  • Assists: 4, at Columbia, 2/22/15
  • Steals: 7, at Columbia, 2/22/15
  • Blocked Shots: 2, vs. Boise State, 11/26/14
  • Minutes: 31, twice, last at Harvard, 2/7/15

Off the Court:

  • Member of Athletes in Action
  • Working towards certification as a personal trainer

At Portledge School: Led Portledge School to its fifth straight Independent Private and Parochial Schools League championship as a senior... Accumulated over 2,000 career points... McDonald's All-America nominee... IPPSL All-League honoree and was named Player of the Year... Led team to the NYSAISAA Class C state tournament quarterfinals an 18-5 record and the No. 7 ranking in the New York State Association of Independent Schools Athletic Association.

Recent Games
Feb 3 Columbia L, 72-68
Feb 4 Cornell L, 76-63
Feb 11 at Dartmouth W, 57-50
Feb 12 at Harvard L, 76-56
Feb 17 Princeton L, 69-47
Feb 18 Penn W, 61-48
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 23 10
Games started 18 9
Minutes 628 305
Minutes per game 27.3 30.5
FG 94-275 42-121
FG Pct 34.2 34.7
3PT 22-96 12-49
3PT Pct 22.9 24.5
FT 21-50 9-19
FT Pct 42.0 47.4
Off rebounds 19 5
Def rebounds 55 21
Total rebounds 74 26
Rebounds per game 3.2 2.6
Personal fouls 46 14
Disqualifications 2 0
Assists 21 13
Turnovers 41 16
Assist to turnover ratio 0.5 0.8
Steals 67 36
Blocks 5 3
Points 231 105
Points per game 10.0 10.5
Points per 40 min 14.7 13.8
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 13 Binghamton W, 57-48 - 25 4-11 36.4 1-4 25.0 3-6 50.0 12
Nov 15 at Manhattan L, 63-57 - 20 4-10 40.0 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 10
Nov 18 at Army West Point L, 59-55 - 19 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 20 Vermont W, 77-48 - 20 5-14 35.7 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 12
Nov 22 at Illinois St. W, 59-45 1 31 6-16 37.5 2-7 28.6 2-4 50.0 16
Nov 27 at Holy Cross W, 71-70 1 23 1-5 20.0 0-3 0.0 2-4 50.0 4
Nov 30 at Wagner W, 66-52 1 31 8-16 50.0 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 19
Dec 1 at LIU Brooklyn W, 75-44 1 29 6-14 42.9 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 14
Dec 3 Albany W, 64-53 1 27 5-10 50.0 0-2 0.0 0-4 0.0 10
Dec 7 Boston College L, 71-64 1 36 6-27 22.2 2-10 20.0 0-3 0.0 14
Dec 11 at New Hampshire W, 64-58 1 24 4-9 44.4 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 9
Dec 28 at Stanford L, 102-44 1 20 1-10 10.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 31 at UC Santa Barbara W, 64-60 1 18 0-7 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 13 at Penn L, 66-55 1 30 4-11 36.4 2-4 50.0 2-4 50.0 12
Jan 14 at Princeton L, 74-62 1 34 9-16 56.3 3-5 60.0 1-1 100.0 22
Jan 20 at Brown L, 76-73 1 30 5-15 33.3 2-8 25.0 0-1 0.0 12
Jan 27 Brown W, 73-51 1 23 7-14 50.0 0-4 0.0 1-1 100.0 15
Feb 3 Columbia L, 72-68 1 34 3-11 27.3 1-4 25.0 1-2 50.0 8
Feb 4 Cornell L, 76-63 1 31 4-9 44.4 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 9
Feb 11 at Dartmouth W, 57-50 1 33 2-10 20.0 1-6 16.7 1-2 50.0 6
Feb 12 at Harvard L, 76-56 1 25 2-10 20.0 0-4 0.0 1-4 25.0 5
Feb 17 Princeton L, 69-47 - 29 3-12 25.0 1-6 16.7 2-4 50.0 9
Feb 18 Penn W, 61-48 1 36 3-13 23.1 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 7
Feb 24 Harvard   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 Dartmouth   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Cornell   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Columbia   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Ivy League Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 vs. Ivy League Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 13 Binghamton W, 57-48 - 25 1 5 6 0 3 0.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 15 at Manhattan L, 63-57 - 20 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 -
Nov 18 at Army West Point L, 59-55 - 19 2 1 3 1 3 0.3 0 0 4 -
Nov 20 Vermont W, 77-48 - 20 2 4 6 1 3 0.3 3 0 5 1
Nov 22 at Illinois St. W, 59-45 1 31 1 8 9 1 4 0.3 5 0 2 -
Nov 27 at Holy Cross W, 71-70 1 23 1 1 2 1 4 0.3 0 1 1 -
Nov 30 at Wagner W, 66-52 1 31 1 3 4 1 1 1.0 7 0 3 -
Dec 1 at LIU Brooklyn W, 75-44 1 29 1 3 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 3 Albany W, 64-53 1 27 0 1 1 0 3 0.0 1 1 5 1
Dec 7 Boston College L, 71-64 1 36 2 3 5 1 1 1.0 6 0 2 0
Dec 11 at New Hampshire W, 64-58 1 24 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 3 0 2 0
Dec 28 at Stanford L, 102-44 1 20 1 1 2 1 0 - 1 0 1 -
Dec 31 at UC Santa Barbara W, 64-60 1 18 0 2 2 0 0 - 2 0 0 -
Jan 13 at Penn L, 66-55 1 30 0 1 1 3 0 - 3 0 2 0
Jan 14 at Princeton L, 74-62 1 34 0 3 3 3 1 3.0 3 1 2 0
Jan 20 at Brown L, 76-73 1 30 1 3 4 1 2 0.5 7 0 1 -
Jan 27 Brown W, 73-51 1 23 1 0 1 0 2 0.0 5 0 1 0
Feb 3 Columbia L, 72-68 1 34 0 1 1 1 2 0.5 2 0 0 0
Feb 4 Cornell L, 76-63 1 31 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 0 2 0
Feb 11 at Dartmouth W, 57-50 1 33 2 6 8 0 3 0.0 0 1 2 0
Feb 12 at Harvard L, 76-56 1 25 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 3 0 1 0
Feb 17 Princeton L, 69-47 - 29 0 1 1 0 3 0.0 4 0 1 0
Feb 18 Penn W, 61-48 1 36 0 4 4 5 0 - 4 1 2 0
Feb 24 Harvard   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 Dartmouth   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Cornell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Columbia   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Ivy League Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 vs. Ivy League Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 28 19 22.5 4.0-9.2 43.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.0-2.1 46.6 8.9
2015-16 30 30 25.5 4.4-10.8 40.7 0.9-2.7 31.7 1.8-2.9 60.2 11.4
2016-17 23 18 27.3 4.1-12.0 34.2 1.0-4.2 22.9 0.9-2.2 42.0 10.0
Total 81 67 25.0 4.2-10.6 39.3 0.6-2.3 26.2 1.2-2.4 51.5 10.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 28 19 629 111-258 43.0 0-5 0.0 27-58 46.6 249
2015-16 30 30 765 132-324 40.7 26-82 31.7 53-88 60.2 343
2016-17 23 18 628 94-275 34.2 22-96 22.9 21-50 42.0 231
Total 81 67 2022 337-857 39.3 48-183 26.2 101-196 51.5 823
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 28 19 22.5 7.1-16.4 43.0 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.7-3.7 46.6 15.8
2015-16 30 30 25.5 6.9-16.9 40.7 1.4-4.3 31.7 2.8-4.6 60.2 17.9
2016-17 23 18 27.3 6.0-17.5 34.2 1.4-6.1 22.9 1.3-3.2 42.0 14.7
Total 81 67 25.0 6.7-17.0 39.3 0.9-3.6 26.2 2.0-3.9 51.5 16.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2014-15 28 19 22.5 0.9 1.2 2.1 1.7 0.0 1.1 1.1 1.1 2.3 0.3
2015-16 30 30 25.5 1.4 2.3 3.7 2.1 0.1 1.4 2.0 0.7 3.0 0.4
2016-17 23 18 27.3 0.8 2.4 3.2 2.0 0.1 0.9 1.8 0.5 2.9 0.2
Total 81 67 25.0 1.1 1.9 3.0 2.0 0.0 1.2 1.6 0.7 2.7 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 28 19 629 26 34 60 48 0 32 30 1.1 63 7
2015-16 30 30 765 43 68 111 64 2 42 60 0.7 90 13
2016-17 23 18 628 19 55 74 46 2 21 41 0.5 67 5
Total 81 67 2022 88 157 245 158 4 95 131 0.7 220 25
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2014-15 28 19 22.5 1.7 2.2 3.8 3.1 0.0 2.0 1.9 1.1 4.0 0.4
2015-16 30 30 25.5 2.2 3.6 5.8 3.3 0.1 2.2 3.1 0.7 4.7 0.7
2016-17 23 18 27.3 1.2 3.5 4.7 2.9 0.1 1.3 2.6 0.5 4.3 0.3
Total 81 67 25.0 1.7 3.1 4.8 3.1 0.1 1.9 2.6 0.7 4.4 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 23 18 27.3 4.1-12.0 34.2 1.0-4.2 22.9 0.9-2.2 42.0 10.0
Conference 10 9 30.5 4.2-12.1 34.7 1.2-4.9 24.5 0.9-1.9 47.4 10.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 9 6 29.0 4.4-13.4 33.1 0.9-4.4 20.0 0.9-2.4 36.4 10.7
Away 14 12 26.2 3.9-11.0 35.1 1.0-4.0 25.0 0.9-2.0 46.4 9.6
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 12 10 26.7 4.2-11.6 36.7 0.8-4.0 20.8 1.0-2.3 42.9 10.3
Losses 11 8 28.0 3.9-12.4 31.6 1.1-4.4 25.0 0.8-2.0 40.9 9.7
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November 7 3 24.1 4.3-11.0 39.0 0.9-3.3 26.1 1.6-3.0 52.4 11.0
December 6 6 25.7 3.7-12.8 28.6 0.7-4.0 16.7 0.2-1.7 10.0 8.2
January 4 4 29.3 6.2-14.0 44.6 1.8-5.2 33.3 1.0-1.8 57.1 15.3
February 6 5 31.3 2.8-10.8 26.2 0.8-4.7 17.9 0.8-2.0 41.7 7.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 23 18 628 94-275 34.2 22-96 22.9 21-50 42.0 231
Conference 10 9 305 42-121 34.7 12-49 24.5 9-19 47.4 105
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Home 9 6 261 40-121 33.1 8-40 20.0 8-22 36.4 96
Away 14 12 367 54-154 35.1 14-56 25.0 13-28 46.4 135
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 12 10 320 51-139 36.7 10-48 20.8 12-28 42.9 124
Losses 11 8 308 43-136 31.6 12-48 25.0 9-22 40.9 107
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November 7 3 169 30-77 39.0 6-23 26.1 11-21 52.4 77
December 6 6 154 22-77 28.6 4-24 16.7 1-10 10.0 49
January 4 4 117 25-56 44.6 7-21 33.3 4-7 57.1 61
February 6 5 188 17-65 26.2 5-28 17.9 5-12 41.7 44
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 23 18 27.3 6.0-17.5 34.2 1.4-6.1 22.9 1.3-3.2 42.0 14.7
Conference 10 9 30.5 5.5-15.9 34.7 1.6-6.4 24.5 1.2-2.5 47.4 13.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 9 6 29.0 6.1-18.5 33.1 1.2-6.1 20.0 1.2-3.4 36.4 14.7
Away 14 12 26.2 5.9-16.8 35.1 1.5-6.1 25.0 1.4-3.1 46.4 14.7
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 12 10 26.7 6.4-17.4 36.7 1.2-6.0 20.8 1.5-3.5 42.9 15.5
Losses 11 8 28.0 5.6-17.7 31.6 1.6-6.2 25.0 1.2-2.9 40.9 13.9
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November 7 3 24.1 7.1-18.2 39.0 1.4-5.4 26.1 2.6-5.0 52.4 18.2
December 6 6 25.7 5.7-20.0 28.6 1.0-6.2 16.7 0.3-2.6 10.0 12.7
January 4 4 29.3 8.5-19.1 44.6 2.4-7.2 33.3 1.4-2.4 57.1 20.9
February 6 5 31.3 3.6-13.8 26.2 1.1-6.0 17.9 1.1-2.6 41.7 9.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 23 18 27.3 0.8 2.4 3.2 2.0 0.1 0.9 1.8 0.5 2.9 0.2
Conference 10 9 30.5 0.5 2.1 2.6 1.4 0.0 1.3 1.6 0.8 3.6 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 6 29.0 0.7 2.1 2.8 2.2 0.2 0.9 2.1 0.4 3.4 0.2
Away 14 12 26.2 0.9 2.6 3.5 1.9 0.0 0.9 1.6 0.6 2.6 0.2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 12 10 26.7 0.9 3.2 4.1 2.3 0.2 0.8 2.1 0.4 2.7 0.3
Losses 11 8 28.0 0.7 1.5 2.3 1.7 0.0 1.0 1.5 0.7 3.2 0.1
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November 7 3 24.1 1.3 3.3 4.6 2.9 0.1 0.7 2.7 0.3 2.4 0.1
December 6 6 25.7 0.8 1.8 2.7 2.0 0.2 0.5 1.0 0.5 2.3 0.2
January 4 4 29.3 0.5 1.8 2.3 1.5 0.0 1.8 1.3 1.4 4.5 0.3
February 6 5 31.3 0.5 2.3 2.8 1.3 0.0 1.0 1.8 0.5 3.0 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 23 18 628 19 55 74 46 2 21 41 0.5 67 5
Conference 10 9 305 5 21 26 14 0 13 16 0.8 36 3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 6 261 6 19 25 20 2 8 19 0.4 31 2
Away 14 12 367 13 36 49 26 0 13 22 0.6 36 3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 12 10 320 11 38 49 27 2 10 25 0.4 32 4
Losses 11 8 308 8 17 25 19 0 11 16 0.7 35 1
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November 7 3 169 9 23 32 20 1 5 19 0.3 17 1
December 6 6 154 5 11 16 12 1 3 6 0.5 14 1
January 4 4 117 2 7 9 6 0 7 5 1.4 18 1
February 6 5 188 3 14 17 8 0 6 11 0.5 18 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 23 18 27.3 1.2 3.5 4.7 2.9 0.1 1.3 2.6 0.5 4.3 0.3
Conference 10 9 30.5 0.7 2.8 3.4 1.8 0.0 1.7 2.1 0.8 4.7 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 6 29.0 0.9 2.9 3.8 3.1 0.3 1.2 2.9 0.4 4.8 0.3
Away 14 12 26.2 1.4 3.9 5.3 2.8 0.0 1.4 2.4 0.6 3.9 0.3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 12 10 26.7 1.4 4.8 6.1 3.4 0.3 1.3 3.1 0.4 4.0 0.5
Losses 11 8 28.0 1.0 2.2 3.2 2.5 0.0 1.4 2.1 0.7 4.5 0.1
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November 7 3 24.1 2.1 5.4 7.6 4.7 0.2 1.2 4.5 0.3 4.0 0.2
December 6 6 25.7 1.3 2.9 4.2 3.1 0.3 0.8 1.6 0.5 3.6 0.3
January 4 4 29.3 0.7 2.4 3.1 2.1 0.0 2.4 1.7 1.4 6.2 0.3
February 6 5 31.3 0.6 3.0 3.6 1.7 0.0 1.3 2.3 0.5 3.8 0.4