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Unni unifies Suffolk men’s basketball

Trevor Morris

March 2, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

As the final buzzer sounded on Feb. 23, it marked the end of a career for senior captain Caleb Unni, as the Suffolk Rams were eliminated from the GNAC playoffs. At one point, the highly contested game was neck-and-neck. By the end of the first half Suffolk was on top by one point. But, after halftime,...

Basketball captains set the standards

Basketball captains set the standards

Skylar To

March 1, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

When the ball is tipped off at center court for the start of a game, you can expect senior captains Ignacio Ballve, Adam Chick and Caleb Unni to bring their A game, representing Suffolk University’s men’s basketball team. “It’s an honor to play, so we value and represent Suffolk every time...

Suffolk basketball captains look toward younger generation generation

Suffolk basketball captains look toward younger generation generation

Skylar To

February 9, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

When the ball is tipped off at center court for the start of a game, you can expect senior captains Ignacio Ballve, Adam Chick, and Caleb Unni to bring their A game, representing Suffolk University’s men’s basketball team. “It’s an honor to play, we value and represent Suffolk every time,...

College recruiting: Leyden’s never-ending off-season

College recruiting: Leyden’s never-ending off-season

Jeremy Hayes

April 8, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Featured Stories, Sports, Suffolk Rams

College sports fans love this time of the year because most high school student athletes declare where they will attend college. Things work differently with Suffolk athletics than other collegiate teams since they are a Division III school. Division I and II offer athletic scholarships according...

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...

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