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Quadri sisters both play major role for women’s basketball

Quadri sisters both play major role for women’s basketball

Sammy Hurwitz
February 25, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Featured Stories, Sports, Suffolk Rams

You may know who Cal and Billy Ripken are: the brother tandem who played together for the Baltimore Orioles. How about the Staal brothers, Eric, Jordan and Jared, of the Carolina Hurricanes? But have you heard of Suffolk University’s Illiana and Alex Quadri? The Lady Rams have their own sibling...

Season ends for men’s basketball

Season ends for men’s basketball

Sammy Hurwitz
February 25, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

The Rams season came to an abrupt halt Tuesday with the team falling to Albertus Magnus by a final score of 108-82. The Rams end the season with an 8-18 record, after suffering through a sickness and injury-ridden February, in which the team lost eight of their nine games. Junior forward-guard...

Pro Sports Column: Isiah Thomas trade proves Celtics’ future looks bright

Pro Sports Column: Isiah Thomas trade proves Celtics’ future looks bright

Jeremy Hayes
February 25, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

Following the NBA trade deadline, the Celtics now have a true scorer in point guard Isiah Thomas. Thomas won’t just replace Rajon Rondo, but can top the former Celtic as a shooter. The Celtics traded bench player Marcus Thornton and a first-round pick they acquired from the Cleveland Cavaliers...

Team IMPACT helps men’s basketball sign Cystic Fibrosis patient Luke Giuffrida

Team IMPACT helps men’s basketball sign Cystic Fibrosis patient Luke Giuffrida

February 20, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Cheers and applause echoed through Suffolk University’s Regan Gymnasium early Thursday evening as Luke Giuffrida picked up his black-ink pen. This wasn’t NBA Draft Day but the 7-year-old’s excitement could have rivaled it. Giuffrida spent much of that day undergoing treatments and visiting with ...

Men’s basketball falls short at home to Anna Maria

Men’s basketball falls short at home to Anna Maria

Sammy Hurwitz
February 18, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Featured Stories, Sports, Suffolk Rams

By Sammy Hurwitz With just two games remaining in the regular season for the men’s basketball team, it’s almost time to shift the focus to next year’s outlook. Fifty percent of this year’s squad is comprised of juniors, which bodes well for next season. Jake Meister, the Rams’ junior...

Women’s basketball extend win streak against Saint Joesph’s

Women’s basketball extend win streak against Saint Joesph’s

Jeremy Hayes
February 18, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

The fans in Regan Gymnasium were thrilled to see women’s basketball win their fourth straight game Tuesday night. The Lady Rams, 7-2 in the conference, defeated GNAC opponent Saint Joseph’s Monks 68-51. The women on the Rams and Coach Ed Leyden seemed excited but calm in their one-sided victory,...

Women’s basketball tops Anna Maria, improves conference record

Women’s basketball tops Anna Maria, improves conference record

January 27, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

By Madeline Scovotti The Suffolk women’s basketball team left Worcester Sunday night not only with another victory under their belt, but also with their third straight win of the week. The Lady Rams topped Anna Maria with a final score of 64-60, securing yet another win for the team in the Great No...

Men’s basketball fall short on road to Daniel Webster

Men’s basketball fall short on road to Daniel Webster

November 19, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

By Lauren Spencer The Suffolk University men’s basketball team has fallen short in two of their first three games this season, but head coach Adam Nelson is looking up. Tuesday night the Rams traveled to Daniel Webster College, falling to the Eagles 90-88 in the game’s final seconds. Seni...

Iliana Quadri keeps Lady Rams fast

Iliana Quadri keeps Lady Rams fast

November 19, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

By Ian Kea Ranked third by the head coaches in the 2014-15 GNAC Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll, the Lady Rams basketball squad has much to be confident about going into the season, especially after defeating Yeshiva University in their first exhibition game of the season Saturday by 47 points. ...

Celtics preview: Surprises this season?

Celtics preview: Surprises this season?

Sammy Hurwitz
October 29, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Sports

by Sammy Hurwitz As the NBA tips off this week, the Boston Celtics’ season is still up in the air. Overall, the Celtics are still very young, and their contending status is very much in the air. It has become evident that this team goes as Rajon Rondo goes. Meaning that “no Rondo” will li...

Rondo’s injury hurts his leadership capability

Rondo’s injury hurts his leadership capability

Jeremy Hayes
October 1, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Rajon Rondo was stuck on the sidelines for the first half of the 2013-14 season after a devastating ACL tear. The veteran point guard returned for only 30 games, and although productive, did not make a large enough impact to help the Celtics win games. Rondo will miss even more precious time now,...

Jessica Bard: My team is family

Jessica Bard: My team is family

Vassili Stroganov
March 26, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Featured Stories, Sports, Suffolk Rams

The second of two profiles on senior women's basketball players. College athletics is an incredible experience that cannot be compared to other college activities and clubs. Being part of a team through good and bad in the stretch of four years is something you will never forget. The feeling of wa...

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