Men’s Basketball opens season with a win
By Liam Gambon
On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the Rams took on Wentworth in an away matchup.
The first half belonged to Framingham as they outscored Wentworth 31-24. Emmanuel Payton led the way with 14 points on 50-percent shooting.
The Rams’ key to success was their highly efficient shooting. Framingham shot 46.2 percent from the field and 55.6 percent from beyond the arch.
The second half belonged to Wentworth, as they dropped in 29 points to Framingham’s 25. The impressive second-half play from Wentworth nearly completed a strong comeback, as they fell just short of Framingham, losing 56-53. Wentworth shot just 7.7 percent from 3-point range in the second half.
Payton led the Rams to the win with 20 points, six rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Jared Gordon-Anderson followed Payton with 12 points, four rebounds, two assists, and two steals. Tyri Hampton led the Rams in rebounds with nine.
Framingham’s advantage came behind the 3-point line, as they shot 46.7 percent on the game to Wentworth’s 9.5 percent.
The Rams are now 1-0 on the season.