BOSTON – The Suffolk men's basketball team looks to return to the win column Tuesday (Jan. 17) as it treks to Norwich for a 7 p.m. GNAC contest.
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LAST TIME OUT
The Suffolk men's basketball team hung with league leader Lasell over the first 20 minutes, but could not quiet the Lasers in the second as the Rams fell, 86-63, Saturday afternoon at the Athletic Center.
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RUNDOWN ON THE RAMS
Suffolk heads to Northfield, Vermont, 4-11 on the year and 3-5 against conference competition after a 1-2 week.
Steven DiPrizio is pacing Suffolk on both ends of the hardwood where the Rams are averaging 65.7 ppg and 32.3 rpg. The sophomore's 13.1 ppg and 8.3 rpg lead the way with classmates Michael Hagopian and Jim Djema adding to the offensive effort with 11.5 ppg and 10.2 ppg, respectively.
CATCH UP ON THE CADETS
Norwich fell to Emmanuel, 74-68, in its last outing to move to 5-9 overall and 2-5 in league action.
The Cadets 68.9 ppg offense is vastly similar to Suffolk's as a trio provide double figures in points. Ryan Booth leads the way with 12.5 ppg with Mike Hogervorst (11.3 ppg) and Daniel Haimes (11.2 ppg) rounding out the threesome.
Darius Bryant is the main ingredient to Norwich's 36.3 rpg with the junior providing 5.9 rpg. Hogervorst is right on his heels, grabbing 5.7 rpg with Moe Niang contributing 4.3 rpg to the effort.
WE MEET AGAIN
The Suffolk men's basketball team put a complete game together in front of its home crowd as the Rams outlasted Norwich, 61-52, Dec. 7 inside Regan Gymnasium for the blue and gold's first GNAC victory of the season.
Suffolk picked up the first meeting between the two teams to slim Norwich's advantage in the all-time series to 23-17.
For back-to-back weeks Dec. 5 and 12, Thomas Duffy earned GNAC Corvias Rookie of the Week honors.
SUFFOLK FREE RADIO
Suffolk Athletics has teamed up with Suffolk Free Radio to bring Ram Nation live broadcast events this year including multiple home and away women's basketball contests.
The pre-game shows are set to launch 15 minutes prior to tip-off of all contests and fans can follow along at mixlr.com/suffolkfreeradio/.
Suffolk takes a few days off from action before returning to Regan Saturday, Jan. 21 for a 3 p.m. contest versus Mt. Ida.