FEBRUARY 10 | 4:00 PM
BOSTON – The Suffolk men's basketball team looks to get back on track and snap a four-game skid Saturday, Feb. 10 as it visits Lasell for a 4 p.m. conference clash.
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LAST TIME OUT
Coming out of a tied half, the Suffolk men's' basketball team could not keep up with a red-hot Anna Maria squad that nearly doubled the Rams offensive output over the second stanza to take down the hosts, 63-42, Tuesday night at Regan Gymnasium.
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After securing its 11th victory of the season, a convincing 101-86 triumph over Mount Ida Jan. 27, Suffolk has been on a slump as of late, dropping its last four outings to dip to 11-11 overall and 6-7 in league play.
Suffolk's 70.3 ppg continues to be powered by the trio of Michael Hagopian (15.5 ppg), Thomas Duffy (15.4 ppg) and Brendan Mulson (12.1 ppg), while the Rams' 32.1 rpg is paced by Mulson's 6.3 rpg. Duffy and Hagopian add to the effort to the glass as well with 4.2 rpg and 3.5 rpg, respectively.
Lasell (11-11, 9-4 GNAC) has yet to lose over the month of February as the Lasers ride a three-game win streak into Saturday's showdown.
As a team, Lasell is putting together 75.6 ppg and brings down 39.5 rpg. Stefan Masciarelli is the go-to on the offensive side of play with the sophomore guard boasting 18.6 pg with upperclassmen Tim Blair (15.3 ppg) and Scott Arsenault (10.0 ppg) joining him in double figures. Defensively, Dannie Moore and Blair each grab 6.3 rpg to lead the Lasers on the boards.
INSIDE THE SERIES
Suffolk and Lasell will clash for the first time this campaign and first time since Feb. 7, 2017 when the Lasers bested the Rams, 93-63. Overall, the blue-and-gold trails the all-time series 6-15, with the Rams last win over Lasell coming in a thrilling 67-66 triumph in the 2015-16 regular season finale.
Suffolk caps off its regular season home slate Tuesday, Feb. 10 as it entertains Rivier inside Regan Gymnasium at 7 p.m.