BOSTON – The Suffolk women's basketball team continues its home stretch and GNAC slate Wednesday, Dec. 6 as the Rams welcome Johnson & Wales to Regan Gymnasium. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:15 p.m.
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For the second time this season, Suffolk's basketball teams will partake in a double header. The men's squad gets the action going at 5 p.m. versus Norwich with the women's team taking the Larry E. Smith & Michael S. Smith Court against Johnson & Wales against 7:15 p.m.
LAST TIME OUT
In its home opener, the Suffolk women's basketball team suffered a 61-50 setback as Framingham State kept its unbeaten streak in tact Saturday afternoon inside Regan Gymnasium.
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RUNDOWN ON THE RAMS
Suffolk is on a two-game skid that put the Rams at 3-4 overall and 0-1 in GNAC play.
Johnson & Wales dipped to 4-3 following a 44-37 setback to Brandeis. The Wildcats will open their conference competition in Boston Wednesday.
Ashley Thompson's 16.0 ppg leads the way for JWU's 55.6 ppg offense. Raquel Pederzani also averages double digit points with 12.7 ppg.
Bobbie Whitehead paces the Wildcats on the defensive end with 9.0 rpg. Thompson adds 6.9 rpg to the effort with Ally Mishol contributing 5.3 rpg.
Suffolk and Johnson & Wales have met 22 times since 1996 with the Rams leading the all-time series, 15-7. The Wildcats have picked up the last three meetings with the Rams last win coming in double overtime at JWU Feb. 8, 2013, 61-57.
SUFFOLK FREE RADIO
Suffolk Athletics has teamed up with Suffolk Free Radio to bring Ram Nation live broadcast events this year including multiple home and away women's basketball contests.
The pre-game shows are set to launch 15 minutes prior to tip-off of all contests and fans can follow along at mixlr.com/suffolkfreeradio/.
Suffolk remains at home this weekend when Curry stops by Saturday, Dec. 10 for a 1 p.m. showdown.