By Framingham State athletics
FRAMINGHAM – The Suffolk University men’s basketball team defeated Framingham State by a score of 83-55 on Saturday afternoon in non-conference play at home.
Framingham State is now 1-6 overall.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Suffolk opened the outing with a 10-2 spurt over the first three minutes. That early edge proved to be the difference maker for the remainder of the first frame as the Boston Rams had a response for every hoop FSU put away to take a nine-point, 40-31, advantage into half time.
- Suffolk came out of the break with 12-4 run to build a 17-point, 52-35, cushion.
- That distanced doubled on a triple by Liam Cunnie at the 2:43 minute mark and pushed to as many as 36 when Ray Bosquet banked in a lay-up with 1:51 remaining in regulation.
- Framingham State scored eight straight points to reach the final 83-55 margin.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- Three players provided double figures in scoring anchored by Keenan Robertson’s 17-point performance on a 7-for-9 showing from the floor. Defensively he grabbed seven boards to go with a pair of steals and one swat. John Gates notched 14 points on a 5-for-9 showing from the floor and 2-for-5 effort from behind-the-arc.
- Nate Hale had 10 points, Kyle Phillips pitched in six caroms, five points and two steals & William Rowe registered eight points and four rebounds.
- Framingham State was paced offensively by Jahden Erold who scored 16 points with five boards and two assists. JD Okafor added 13 points with four boards.
- The Framingham Rams shot 35.7% from the field and only 5.6% from long range.
- The visiting Rams were 43.9% from the field and 37.9% from beyond the arc.
UP NEXT: Framingham State returns to action on Tuesday when they host Regis slated for a 7:30 tip.