Wheaton Defeats Framingham State 88-70

By Framingham State athletics

NORTON – The Framingham State University men’s basketball team surrendered a 14-0 run during the first half as the Rams were defeated 88-70 by Wheaton College in non-conference action this evening at Emerson Gymnasium.

This was Wheaton’s first win of the season. They are now 1-1.

Framingham State is 0-5 this season.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • The Rams were led offensively by 13 points from Dominique Jenkins-Maxwell. Jenkins-Maxwell connected on six-of-nine from the floor and added five rebounds.
  • Sophomore Tajahn Joyner added 12 points on six-of-11 from the floor, while Colin Myers added 11 points off the bench.
  • Junior Cameren McCloud-Thomas chipped in eight points and eight boards, while Tyri Hampton finished with eight point and four rebounds.
  • The Lions saw four players record double figures led by a game-high 19 from Robby Lowey.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Rams led 6-5 on a layup from Cameren McCloud-Thomas just under four minutes into the game.
  • Wheaton used a 14-0 run over the next four minutes taking a 19-6 and control of the game.
  • The Rams cut the gap to 10 (19-9) midway through the frame, but Wheaton pushed the lead back to double digits with an 8-0 run.
  • Wheaton maintained the advantage throughout the second half leading by as many as 21.

UP NEXT:                   

The Rams are back in action Friday night when they travel to UMass Boston for a non-conference tilt at 5 p.m.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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

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