BOSTON – The Suffolk women's basketball team is set for a Saturday showdown with Curry as the Colonels stop by Regan Gymnasium for an out of league contest at 1 p.m.
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LAST TIME OUT
With 2.8 seconds on the clock in the fourth frame and trailing by one, Alexandra Clarke put in the pass from Alexandra Nagri to lift the Suffolk women's basketball team to a thrilling 61-60 triumph over GNAC rival Johnson & Wales Wednesday night inside Regan Gymnasium
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RUNDOWN ON THE RAMS
Suffolk righted two wrongs as it returned to the win column Wednesday night to improve to 4-4 on the season and 1-1 against conference competition.
The Rams are putting up 66.4 ppg thanks to a well-balanced effort led by senior Georgia Bourikas' 11.5 ppg. Juniors Caitlyn Caramello and Alexandra Nagri add to the cause with 9.5 ppg and 9.1 ppg, respectively.
On the glass, Suffolk grabs 42.1 rpg, which is good for a 4.0 rpg margin over its opponents. Freshman Katelyn Rourke is the most consistent force pulling down 76. Rpg with Caramello registering 7.1 rpg.
CATCH UP ON THE COLONELS
Curry is winless in its last four outings, including all three in December, to sit at 2-7 on the season.
The Colonels average 52.1 ppg and 36.4 rpg. Emily Irwin is the main factor for Curry on both ends of the hardwood with the sophomore forward leading the way with 16.1 ppg and 6.8 rpg.
The Suffolk, Curry dates back to the 1983-84 season with the Colonels holding a slim 15-13 edge in the all-time series including the last three meetings.
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 closes out its first semester action when it makes the trip to Clark Tuesday, Dec. 13 for a 7 p.m. contest.