MCLA Defeats Framingham State 68-54; Rams Seeded 6th in Post-Season Tourney

NORTH ADAMS –  The MCLA men’s basketball team outscored visiting Framingham State 36-21 in the second half to break open a close game as they cruised past the Rams 68-54 on Senior Day in the Amsler Campus Center.

The game marked the regular season Conference finale for both teams.

With the win, MCLA (9-15, 6-6 MASCAC) will be the third seed in next week’s MASCAC championships and will host the same Rams on Tuesday night at 6 p.m.

Framingham State earned the sixth seed into the postseason tournament via tiebreaker over the Worcester State Lancers.

 

Framingham State was paced by Manny Payton’s team best 15 point night, however only two came in the second half of play.  Charles Valbrun added 14 points and seven rebounds for the Rams.

The Trailblazers swept the season series from the Rams, with both wins coming by double digits.

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