Men’s basketball on pace for school record in losses

The Rams took on the Westfield State Owls in a MASCAC game Feb. 1 in the Athletic Center.

The Owls started the game off hot with a 22-9 run with over 12 minutes left in the half. 

The Rams were able to close the deficit to just nine points thanks to a Tyri Hampton jump shot with six minutes left on the clock. 

Westfield State went into halftime with a 50-39 lead over the Rams. 

The Owls continued their dominance throughout the second half with a lead as large as 24 points. Consistent with how the Rams have looked this season, the game was out of reach. 

However, the Rams were able to put up a late run of their own to bring the score within 13 points as the game ended with a score of 86-73.

Westfield State was led by Vawn Lord who scored 24 points on 9-of-14 from the field. He also added eight rebounds and two steals.

The Owls’ Jauch Green contributed to the win with a double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds. 

Hampton led the Rams with 18 points, while shooting 8-of-19 from the floor. 

Camren McCloud-Thomas neared a double-double effort with 14 points and seven rebounds.

This loss extends the Rams losing streak to 12 and increases their chances in tying the school loss record of 24. 

The Rams are now 0-7 in the MASCAC and 1-19 overall.

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