SATURDAY, DEC. 1 // 1:00 PM
BOSTON – The Suffolk men's basketball team looks to snap a three-game skid Saturday, Dec. 1 when the Rams head to Framingham State for a 1 p.m. battle.
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LAST TIME OUT
Suffolk men's basketball's Boston Commons battle with Emerson came down to the wire Tuesday night with the Rams falling just short, 72-68, in front of a standing room only crowd at Regan Gymnasium.
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Since stringing back-to-back wins together to pull the curtain on its 2018-19 campaign, Suffolk has fallen in three straight to move to 2-3 on the season.
Multiple Rams have contributor in different ways over the handful of games in the early season. Thomas Duffy and Brendan Mulson have proved to be a consistent factor in each for the blue-and-gold. Duffy's powerful offense of 20.8 ppg on a 45.6 connection rate from the floor and a steady 85.7 percent from the line goes along with 4.8 rpg, 3.8 apg and 1.2 spg. Mulson compliments Duffy with 14.6 ppg, 5.8 rpg and 1.2 spg.
FSU RAMS REVIEW
Framingham opened its season with a 56-53 win at Wentworth, but has since dropped four straight to head into Saturday's showdown 1-4 overall.
Emmanuel Payton powers the Rams' 64.2 ppg offense as the senior guard provides 17.6 ppg. Tyri Hampton chips in double figures as well with 11.6 ppg and leads the way on the glass with 7.4 rpg. Payton adds 4.8 rpg to FSU's 36.6 rpg effort with Khaneil Bruce, who averages 6.6 ppg, adds 4.4 rpg.
INSIDE THE SERIES
- Suffolk and Framingham renewed a rivalry a year ago, meeting for the first time since 2004.
- The Boston Rams downed FSU, 93-66, to chip away at Framingham's all-time series lead, 15-12.
- The blue-and-gold is 1-0 versus FSU under Jeff Juron's guidance.
Michael Hagopian is creeping up on the 1,000-point milestone as the senior from Watertown, Massachusetts is 25 points away from becoming the 29th Ram to join 1K club in Suffolk men's basketball history.
Suffolk's trip to Framingham Saturday opens a three-game road swing with the Rams set to stop by Lasell Tuesday, Dec. 4 for a 7 p.m. non-conference contest.