JANUARY 20 | 1:00 PM
BOSTON – The Suffolk men's basketball team tips off a three-game road swing as it ventures to Johnson & Wales Saturday, Jan. 20 for a 1 p.m. GNAC tilt.
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LAST TIME OUT
Michael Hagopian struck on four triples and scored a game-high 20 points to pace Suffolk men's basketball in a thrilling 73-69 victory over Boston and GNAC rivals Emmanuel Thursday night at Regan Gymnasium.
Suffolk improved to 8-6 overall and 3-2 in conference Thursday night to match the most victories under three-year head coach Jeff Juron.
Thomas Duffy and Michael Hagopian led the way offensively for Suffolk's 71.4 ppg offense with 15.8 ppg and 15.1 ppg, respectively. Brendan Mulson joins the pair in double figures with 10.1 ppg to his credit.
Mulson paces the pack on the boards with the freshman pulling down 5.9 rpg. Kevin Querusio pitches in 4.4 rpg with Duffy and Hagopian each chipping in 3.9 rpg.
Johnson & Wales has slipped up in back-to-back outings including an out-of-league 69-45 setback to Wesleyan Thursday to prep for Suffolk. With the two consecutive losses, the Wildcats moved to 7-8 on the year and 4-2 in league play.
A quartet of players are producing double figures with Brian Hogan-Gary's 17.6 ppg leading the way. Jarrell Lawson is second on the squad with 13.1 ppg with Matt Madian and Randal Ferdinand rounding out the four with 12.7 ppg and 11.8 ppg, respectively.
Hogan-Gary is also atop the team in rebounds with 8.7 rpg. Ferdinand records 6.2 rpg to add to the effort as well.
INSIDE THE SERIES
JWU has won the last 12 meetings in the all-time series versus Suffolk to hold a commanding 27-13 lead over the Rams.
Suffolk remains on the road as it treks to Norwich Tuesday, Jan. 23. Game time in Northfield, Vermont, is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.