Framingham, Mass.. – The Salem State men's basketball team outpaced Framingham State by a score of 77-38 Saturday afternoon in MASCAC action. With the win the Vikings improve to 12-3 and 3-0 in the MASCAC. The Rams fall to 5-11 and 1-2 in league play.
The Vikings were led by a strong performance from senior Drew Healy who registered a double double with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Senior Jacob Lindland added twelve points off the bench while Shaquan Murray and Alexander Santos added eight points apiece.
After some physical back-and-forth play in the opening minutes the Vikings hit their stride and took control of the fast paced contest heading into the break with a 44-15 lead. The Vikings pushed their lead to as much as 41 late in the second frame.
The Rams struggled from the floor shooting 22.8% from the floor and 15.8% from beyond the arc. The Vikings converted 41.1% from the floor and 32.1% from long range.
The Rams return to action on Wednesday, January 17th when they travel to Westfield State for a MASCAC matchup. The Vikings travel to Bates for a non-conference tilt on Monday, January 15th.