WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14 // 7:00 PM
BOSTON – The Suffolk men's basketball team will take its talents on the road for the first time in 2018-19 when it visits Brandeis, Wednesday, Nov. 14. Game time is set for 7 p.m.
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LAST TIME OUT
Four different Rams poured in double figures as Suffolk men's basketball rolled past Salve Regina, 95-59, to tip-off its 2018-19 slate Saturday afternoon at Regan Gymnasium.
Suffolk sprung out to a 1-0 season start behind a convincing 46-point, 95-59, victory over Salve Regina Nov. 10.
The 95-point offense was a well-balanced affair with 11 student-athletes contributing at least one point and four producing double figures. Michael Hagopian's 26-point performance led the way with Brendan Mulson registered 19 points. Max Bonney-Liles and Thomas Duffy completed the quartet in double digits with 12 points and 11 points, respectively.
Defensively, the Rams grabbed 32 boards, picked up 10 steals and had four blocks in the season opener. Duffy paced the pack on the glass with six rebounds with Steven DiPrizio pitching in five. Mulson played the passing lane the best with a three steals in game one.
BITS 'BOUT BRANDEIS
Brandeis began its 2018-19 campaign with a 63-56 win over UMass Dartmouth Nov. 10 to hold onto a 1-0 record heading into Wednesday night.
The Judges received a one-two punch offensively from Corey Sherman and Chandlers Jones. The pair, who each played over 35 minutes, accounted for nearly half of Brandeis 63 points; Sherman had a team-high 15, while Jones put away 13. Off the bench, Eric D'Aguannon added nine points.
Sherman also led the way on the boards with a game-high 10 to lead the Judges' 31-rebound effort.
INSIDE THE SERIES
- The Suffolk, Brandeis series is one of the oldest in the Rams' history, dating back to 1968.
- The Rams trail the all-time series, 6-38.
- Suffolk snapped a seven-game skid to the Judges last season with a 75-67 season opening win over Brandeis in Boston.
- The Rams are 1-2 versus Brandeis under Jeff Juron's guidance.
Michael Hagopian is creeping up on the 1,000-point milestone as the senior from Watertown, Massachusetts is 44 points away from becoming the 29th Ram to join 1K club in Suffolk men's basketball history.
Suffolk is set for the two-day Babson Invitational over the weekend. The Rams will first take on Endicott Saturday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. with the winner advancing to the championship at 3 p.m. the following day and will take on the victor of tournament host Babson or UMaine Farmington. The remaining two teams will meet in the consolation game on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m.