FEBURARY 1 | 7:00 PM
BOSTON – The Suffolk men's basketball team looks to remain unbeaten in front of its home crowd this season as the Rams welcome Albertus Magnus to Regan Gymnasium for a rematch with the Falcons. Game time is at 8 p.m., following the women's game against Anna Maria, which tips at 5 p.m.
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For the final time in the 2017-18 regular season, the Suffolk men's and women's basketball teams will host a doubleheader inside Regan Gymnasium. The women's squad gets the action going at 5 p.m. versus Anna Maria with the men's team wrapping up the action at 8 p.m. against Albertus Magnus.
The men are 4-0 when playing on the same day at home as the women's squad, while the women are 3-1.
LAST TIME OUT
The Suffolk men's basketball team found itself in a 21-point hole early in the second half and the Rams stormed back to pull within four, twice, but Anna Maria held off Suffolk's comeback to defeat the blue-and-gold, 75-69, Tuesday night at the Fuller Activities Center.
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With the setback at Anna Maria, Suffolk dipped to 11-8 on the season and 6-4 in league action, which put the Rams in a tie for fifth with Lasell (8-11, 6-4).
Mulson, who also contributes double figures with 12.1 ppg, leads Suffolk on the glass with 6.3 rpg. Kevin Querusio records 4.6 rpg with Duffy and Hagopian each pitching in 3.8 rpg.
Albertus Magnus remains unbeaten in league action, coming into the Thursday tilt at 11-0 versus conference competition and 14-4 on the season after a convincing 100-78 win over Emmanuel Saturday.
The Falcons own the best offense (84.2 ppg) and defense (43.3 rpg) in the league. Individually, Jaqhhawn Walters averages a double-double with a league-best 25.6 ppg and 13.7 rpg. Jahmerikah Green-Younger (15.1 ppg), A'Jen English (11.1 ppg), Ryan Pittman (11.1 ppg) and Amir Maddred (10.1 ppg) all join Walters in double figures offensively. Amir Maddred, meanwhile, is second on the squad on the glass with 6.6 rpg.
WE MEET AGAIN
Despite multiple comeback efforts, the Suffolk men's basketball team saw its win streak snapped Jan. 6 as Albertus Magnus took down the Rams, 81-65, at the AMC Athletic Center.
MORE READING: Albertus Magnus Halts Men's Basketball's Streak, 81-65
INSIDE THE SERIES
Suffolk has fell to Albertus Magnus in the last 10 meetings between the two foes, in a series which started when the Rams joined the GNAC ranks in 1999. The Falcons, who picked up the first meeting of the regular season, 81-65, leads the meetings, 24-15.
THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME
Suffolk is unbeaten in front of its home crowd this season, earning eight of its 11 wins in Regan Gymnasium.
The Rams are outscoring their opponents, 79.1-65.6, when playing on the friendly confines of the Larry E. Smith and Michael S. Smith Court thanks to a .493-.431 field goal percentage at home.
Suffolk wraps up its second straight three-game week Saturday, Feb. 3 when it entertains Regis at 1 p.m.