Suffolk University Defeats Framingham State 67-33

By Framingham State athletics

MEDFORD – Suffolk University men’s basketball team used an 18-4 run to close the first half to build a lead that they would not relinquish as they defeated the Framingham State University Rams 67-33 Wednesday afternoon in non-conference action at Cousens Gymnasium.

With the loss, Framingham State falls to 1-12 this season.

With the win, Suffolk University improves to 7-6.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Framingham State was led by 15 points from junior Cameren McCloud-Thomas.  McCloud-Thomas (pictured) connected on 6-of-9 from the floor and added seven rebounds, an assist and three blocks.
  • Senior Tyri Hampton added six points and three rebounds, while sophomore Jared Gordon-Anderson chipped in with six boards, all on the defensive end.
  • Suffolk was led by 11 points from Nate Hale, while Thomas Duffy and Jonathan Eng chipped in with eight points apiece.  Brendan Mulson added seven points.
  • Suffolk connected on 38% of their offerings including 10-of-23 from behind the arc, while Framingham State shot 36% from the floor and did not connect on any of their seven three-point attempts.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Framingham State led 14-13 in the first half after layup from Nicholas Ruby, but Suffolk would close the opening stanza with an 18-4 run taking a 31-18 lead at the half.
  • Suffolk opened the second half with an 11-2 run extending the lead to 20 and never looked back as they secured the non-conference victory in the battle of the Rams.

UP NEXT:                   

The Rams are back in action on Saturday when they open MASCAC action at Westfield State at 2 p.m.

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Photo courtesy of Framingham State University

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