By Camille McKenzie
On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Framingham State Rams hosted the Wentworth Leopards in their home opener.
Throughout the first half, the two teams fought back and forth for the lead.
With 07:26 left in the first half, the Leopards drilled a three-pointer to take the lead and never gave it up.
The Leopards led the Rams 32-22 going into the second half.
The Leopards kept a significant lead throughout the second half and won the game 61-45.
Tyri Hampton led the Rams in scoring with 12 points. Jason Ganley led the Leopards in scoring with 19 points and earned his 1,000th point late in the second half.
Framingham scored 16 points in the paint. Wentworth scored 38 points in the paint.
The Rams shot 35.3 percent in the paint, 22.7 percent on three-pointers and 80 percent on free-throws.
The Leopards shot 47.3 percent in the paint, 30.8 percent for three-pointers and 55.6 percent for free-throws.
Both teams had 32 rebounds.
Framingham committed 14 turnovers, resulting in Wentworth scoring 20 points.
This loss starts the Rams off 0-1 on the season. The Rams look to have lots of freshman talent that will shine throughout the upcoming season.