Men’s Basketball Lights Up Lasell, 93-75

Men’s Basketball Lights Up Lasell, 93-75

BOSTON – Brendan Mulson's career night led a quartet of Rams in double figures that anchored the Suffolk men's basketball team to a convincing 93-75 victory over Lasell Wednesday night inside Regan Gymnasium.  

SCORE: Suffolk 93 | Lasell 75
RECORDS: Suffolk (17-6, 8-1 GNAC) | Lasell (6-18, 4-6 GNAC)

From the get-go Mulson supplied eight points to help the Rams build a 14-6 lead over the first eight minutes. Over that stretch, Alex Jacovides added a spark off the bench. The sophomore knocked down the first three triples he attempted with the third coming at the 11:42-minute mark to turn it into a 21-7 game in the blue-and-gold's favor.  

Lasell found its grove and began trading hoops with the hosts. After Jim Djema buried a bucket from behind-the-arc to stretch Suffolk's lead to 14 the Lasers went on a 7-0 run to trim the margin in half. The Rams responded with a pair of hoops from Djema and Steven DiPrizio to regain a double figures distance.  

Lasell cut things back to single digits on its next possession, but would not get any closer as the Rams outscored the visitors 9-2 over the next three minutes to take its largest lead of the first frame, 41-25. It was a back-and-forth affair from there, which sent Suffolk into the locker room up 47-35.  

Suffolk outscored Lasell, 15-5, in the first five minutes of the second half to push its advantage to 62-46. The Rams continued to pile on the points over the next three minutes as they went ahead by 24, 72-48.  

The Lasers transitioned into a zone defense to force the blue-and-gold to beat them from outside. The defense adjustment paid off for Lasell, who pulled within 15, 77-63, at the midway point of the second stanza.  

Eventually Suffolk found its grove from three-point land once again to rebuild a 22-point cushion, 87-66, with just over five minutes remaining regulation.  

It was cruise control from there for Suffolk, who coasted the rest of the way to lock up the league win.  


  • Mulson finished the night with a game-high 31 points behind an 11-for-16 performance from the field, 5-for-6 effort from three-point range and a 2-for-4 showing at the charity stripe. He chipped in six boards and one block to the defensive effort and set-up two shots. 
  • DiPrizio put together a double-double effort of 16 points and 14 caroms. He shot 6-for-7 from the floor, hit is one trey attempted and did not miss at the line (3-3). 
  • Hagopian contributed 15 points, two dimes and one board. 
  • Jacovides shot 5-for-9 on the day including 4-for-6 from beyond-the-arc to register 14 points. 
  • Suffolk shot at a 56.9 percent (33-58) clip from the field, 55.6 percent (15-27) from three-point land and 75.0 percent (12-16). 
  • The Rams won the battle on the glass, 36-32.  


  • Suffolk took down Lasell for the first time since Feb. 10, 2018 to move to 8-16 all-time against the Lasers. 
  • Under Jeff Juron, the Rams are 3-7 versus the Lasers. 
  • Suffolk took down its 17th opponent of the season, which marks the most wins in a single campaign since going 17-11 in 2001-02.
  • Mulson notched personal-bests in points (31) and field goals made (11) and matched career highs in three-pointers made (5) and blocks (1).  
  • DiPrizio deposited his sixth double-double of his collegiate career, fifth of the season.  


Suffolk welcomes Saint Joseph (Conn.) to Regan Gymnasium Thursday, Feb. 14 for the Rams' home finale. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.