Suffolk University Defeats Framingham State 79-61

Photo & release courtesy of Framingham State athletics

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FRAMINGHAM – The Suffolk University men’s basketball team defeated Framingham State by a score of 79-61 Saturday afternoon in Framingham.

With the win, Suffolk University is now 3-3 on the season.

With the loss, the Rams drop to 1-4 overall.



HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • The host Rams scored the opening bucket of the game then Suffolk rattled off a 20-4 run over the next nine minutes to lead 20-6 and led by as many as 24 late in the first.
  • After trailing by as much as 26 early in the second, Framingham State was able to cut their deficit to 17 on a few occasions in the frame but Suffolk was able to hold on.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Michael Hagopian led Suffolk with a team high 17 points trailed by Brendan Mulson, who added 16 points and a team best eight rebounds.
  • George Grillakis  contributed 14 points and Alex Jacovides added 10 points.
  • Framingham’s Manny Payton  led all scorers with 19 points and five boards.
  • Charles Valbrun  added nine points and Khaneil Bruce  contributed eight points and five rebounds.
  • Suffolk shot 27-or-51 (52.9%) from the field and 13-of-32 (40.6%) from long range.
  • The host Rams were 19-for-47 (40.4%) from the floor and 3-for-7 (42.9%) from beyond the arc.

                 Rams of Framingham will host WPI on Tuesday night

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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