DECEMBER 9 | 1:00 PM
Series Record - Tied, 1-1
BOSTON – The Suffolk men's basketball team readies for a Saturday showdown with cross town foe Lesley as the Lynx pay a visit to the Rams' Regan Gymnasium December for a 1 p.m. clash.
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LAST TIME OUT
The Suffolk men's basketball team put its second straight victory together as the Rams took down Boston rival Wheelock, 73-52, at Winsor Gymnasium Monday night.
MORE READING: Men's Basketball Rolls Past Wheelock, 73-52
Thanks to its second straight win Suffolk improved to 3-4 and looks to level its overall record at .500 Saturday.
As a team Suffolk drops 70.1 ppg thanks in large part to sophomore Thomas Duffy's 18.7 ppg. Michael Hagopian is also averaging double figures with 15.0 ppg with freshman Brendan Mulson consistently contributing offensively with 8.6 ppg.
Lesley evened its record at .500 (4-4) after slipping in its second straight outing Thursday night at Framingham State, 59-53.
Xeo Golding and Joey Martin post 14.6 ppg and 13.3 ppg, respectively, to anchor the Lynx 66.3 ppg. Martin is also a force on the boards with the junior forward grabbing 7.1 rpg to lead the charge. Collectively, Lesley brings down 34.4 rpg.
INSIDE THE SERIES
Suffolk and Lesley will meet for the third time Saturday. The Lynx won the first meeting, 93-90, in 2007 in Beacon Hill, but the Rams leveled the all-time series at one win apiece thanks to an 83-64 victory over Lesley on neutral ground in 2014.
Suffolk men's basketball's Brendan Mulson was named GNAC Corvias GNAC Rookie of the Week thanks to his 15-point, five-steal effort in the Rams' 68-56 conference opening win over Saint Joseph's (Maine).
MORE READING: Mulson Tabbed GNAC Corvias Rookie of the Week
Suffolk concludes first semester action in a Rams' basketball doubleheader event Tuesday, Dec. 12. After the women's team hosts Emerson at 5 p.m., the men's squad battles UMass Boston at 7 p.m.