TUESDAY, NOV. 27 // 7:00 PM
BOSTON – Suffolk men's basketball is scheduled for a Boston Commons showdown Tuesday, Nov. 27 when the Rams welcome their neighbor Emerson to Regan Gymnasium. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.
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LAST TIME OUT
Despite a 39-point effort from Thomas Duffy, Suffolk men's basketball came out on the wrong side of a 94-91 overtime decision Nov. 17 as the Rams fell to UMaine Farmington in the consolation contest of the Babson Invitational at Staake Gymnasium.
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Suffolk dipped to .500 (2-2) on the season after falling in a pair of outings at the Babson Invitational.
Mulson is the main threat on the glass with a team-best 6.0 rpg to his credit with rookie Connor Byrne and Duffy each contributing 4.3 ppg to Suffolk's 36.3 rpg effort.
Emerson wrapped up action before the Thanksgiving holiday with a 91-84 victory over Pine Manor to move to 2-3 on the season.
Jack O'Connor's 24.7 ppg anchors a Lions' offense which sees a trio of players provide double digits in scoring for a team 81.0 ppg average. Geoffrey Gray and Zach Waterhouse complete the threesome with 19.2 ppg and 16.6 ppg, respectively.
Gray is the go-to on the boards with 9.4 pg. The senior point guard receives help on the glass from Jarred Houston (6.6 rpg) and O'Connor (4.3 rpg).
INSIDE THE SERIES
- Suffolk and Emerson will meet for the 38th time Tuesday night.
- The Rams trail the all-time series, 8-29, and have fallen in each of the last four meetings.
- Suffolk looks for its first win over Emerson in the Jeff Juron era and first since an 85-50 triumph Jan. 4, 2014.
Michael Hagopian is creeping up on the 1,000-point milestone as the senior from Watertown, Massachusetts is 30 points away from becoming the 29th Ram to join 1K club in Suffolk men's basketball history.
Suffolk will be back in action Saturday, Dec. 1 when it makes the trip to Framingham State for a 1 p.m. non-conference clash.