JANUARY 25 | 7:00 PM
BOSTON – The Suffolk men's basketball team concludes its three-game road trip Thursday, Jan. 25 as the Rams make the short trip across town to Emmanuel. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
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LAST TIME OUT
Behind 29 points from freshman Brendan Mulson, the Suffolk men's basketball team defeated Norwich, 74-59, Tuesday night at Andrews Hall. The victory secured the regular season sweep of the Cadets for the Rams, a program first since 2012-13.
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Suffolk set a new win mark in the Jeff Juron era Tuesday night with its ninth victory the season, a 74-59 decision over Norwich. At 9-7 overall and 4-3 in conference competition, the Rams sit in sixth place in the league standings.
On the offensive end of the hardwood, the Rams pour in 70.6 ppg with a trio of players in blue-and-gold averaging double figures. Thomas Duffy leads the way with 15.3 ppg with Michael Hagopian's 15.0 ppg falling in a close second. Brendan Mulson rounds out the trifecta with 11.3 ppg.
Mulson paves the way on the glass with 5.8 rpg. Kevin Querusio chips in 4.3 rpg with Duffy and Hagopian each providing 4.0 rpg.
Emmanuel has had a week to prep for the rematch with Suffolk since the Saints took a week off after falling to the Rams, 73-69, inside Regan Gymnasium Jan. 18. That setback moved Emmanuel to 2-14 on the season and 1-6 in league action.
Emmett Riddick's 15.4 ppg lead Emmanuel's 70.1 offensive output with Joe Tamburro also adding double figures with 14.9 ppg.
Defensively, Tamburro's 4.9 rpg lead the way with Marcus Fox and Riddick adding 4.6 rpg and 4.1 rpg, respectively.
WE MEET AGAIN
The Rams and Saints took the hardwood exactly one week from Thursday night's tip-off. Michael Hagopian struck on four triples and scored a game-high 20 points to pace Suffolk in a thrilling 73-69 victory over Emmanuel inside Regan Gymnasium.
INSIDE THE SERIES
Suffolk looks for its first regular season series sweep over Emmanuel in the Jeff Juron era and first time since 2001-02 after defeating the Saints, 73-69 in the foes first meeting Jan. 18. The Rams win chipped away at the Saints all-time series lead, which stands at 24-10.
Suffolk heads back to the friendly confines of Regan Gymnasium this weekend for a Rams' basketball doubleheader. After the women's team hosts Saint Joseph's (Maine) at 1 p.m., the men's squad is set to entertain Mount Ida at 3 p.m.