MADISON, N.J. - The Landmark Conference today announced the names of the 32 student-athletes who make up the 2007-08 Winter Landmark All-Academic Team, which recognizes two male and two female athletes who have excelled athletically and academically from each of the eight Landmark institutions.
MADISON, N.J. - Five men's basketball players were among the 30 student-athletes from Goucher who were recognized today by the Landmark Conference for academic accomplishments by being placed on the 2007-08 Winter Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll.
TOWSON, Md. - Goucher overcame a 16-point deficit in the second half tonight to take a one-point lead over Randolph with more than eight minutes remaining. But the WildCats responded with a run of 10 unanswered points which helped them secure a 74-65 non-conference victory over the Gophers.
TOWSON, Md. - When Amir Hakim (Baltimore, MD/Baltimore City College) canned the free throw to complete a three-point play with 3:09 left to play, Goucher found itself locked in a 65-65 tie with Scranton today.
TOWSON, Md. - Two free throws by Pat Bailey (Rockville, MD/Magruder) with 2:02 left to play allowed Goucher to pull into a 68-68 tie with Moravian in the Sports & Recreation Center tonight, but that deadlock lasted all of three seconds. The Greyhounds regained the lead when Eric Weaver converted two free throws with 1:59 showing on the clock and went on to record a 78-71 Landmark Conference victory over the Gophers.
HUNTINGDON, Pa. - Goucher couldn't continue shooting as well in the second half as it did during the first 20 minutes of the contest and wound up suffering a 72-62 loss to Juniata in Landmark Conference action today.
KINGS POINT, N.Y. - A dunk by junior forward Amir Hakim (Baltimore, MD/Baltimore City College) with :44 remaining put Goucher ahead by a point and junior guard Darrin Boswell II (Philadelphia, PA/Joppatowne) sealed the outcome by making four free throws in the closing seconds today as the Gophers earned a 60-57 Landmark Conference victory over Merchant Marine.
MADISON, N.J. - A three-point basket by Pat Bailey (Rockville, MD/Maguder) with 6:31 left to play provided Goucher with its biggest lead of the game, a 52-46 cushion over Drew. But the Gophers would score only two more points the rest of the way tonight, allowing the Rangers to rally for a 61-54 Landmark Conference victory.
TOWSON, Md. - Goucher didn't help its cause by falling 11 points behind Susquehanna in the first eight minutes today, but that deficit was quickly erased by a run of 11 unanswered points that produced an 18-18 tie. Momentum at that point certainly appeared to be on the Gophers' side.
TOWSON, Md. - Goucher made its final seven shots from the field and all four of its free-throw attempts as it rallied over the final 4:10 tonight to gain an 85-78 Landmark Conference victory over Juniata.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Goucher was down to Moravian by only seven points at halftime of today's Landmark Conference tilt, but the Greyhounds made it nearly impossible for the Gophers to mount any sort of comeback with some spectacular shooting in the second half.
TOWSON, Md. - Goucher has struggled at the free-throw line this season -- a .505 shooting percentage through the first 12 games. But the Gophers turned in a solid 19-of-23 performance at the charity stripe tonight, a huge factor in their 78-75 Landmark Conference victory over Drew.
TOWSON, Md. - Overtime has hardly been kind to Goucher this season, but that's what the Gophers were hoping for after baskets by Amir Hakim (Baltimore, MD/Baltimore City College) and Darrin Boswell II (Philadelphia, PA/Joppatowne) allowed the Gophers to knock a seven-point deficit with :46 remaining down to 65-62 with :23 still left to play tonight.
TOWSON, Md. - Goucher had seemingly gotten back into tonight's game against Washington & Lee when two free throws by Ian Brown (Durban, South Africa/Glenwood Boys) with 1:56 remaining in the first half knocked what had been a 12-point deficit down to a single point. But the Generals responded by scoring the final eight points of the period to rebuild their lead back up to 33-24 and they were on their way to a 71-47 victory over the Gophers.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla. - Even after Wednesday's one-point loss to Apprentice School, Goucher needed only a victory over Wentworth Institute of Technology this evening in order to finish in second place at the Cruzin Classic. But the Gophers allowed the Leopards to storm out to a 17-4 lead in the opening 4:28 this evening and were eventually handed an 86-50 defeat.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla. - Goucher's Darrin Boswell II (Philadelphia, PA/Joppatowne) landed a three-point field goal just as the buzzer sounded this afternoon. Unfortunately, at the time the junior guard launched the shot, the Gophers were trailing Apprentice School by four points, so the Builders emerged with a 60-59 victory at the Cruzin Classic.
BALTIMORE, Md. - For the first time all season, Goucher trailed at the conclusion of regulation tonight. In fact, the Gophers were held to an all-time low point total as they suffered an 82-37 loss to Maryland-Baltimore County.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - For the first time since launching its 2007-08 campaign against Maryland Bible back on Nov. 17, Goucher did not go into overtime tonight. More importantly, for the first time since their season-opening 78-73 triumph over the Eagles, the Gophers were able to celebrate a victory. Tonight, in the inaugural Landmark Conference game for both teams, Goucher paid a visit to the nation's capital and returned home with a 62-57 win over Catholic.
TOWSON, Md. - Goucher came a long way back tonight to set a new NCAA Division III record - and suffer another excruciating loss. The Gophers, who coming in had gone into overtime in their past three games, trailed Greensboro by as many as 23 points in the first half, yet at the end of regulation, the score was tied at 62-62.
BALTIMORE, Md. - Goucher tied an NCAA Division III record today by going into overtime for a third consecutive game. All three of those games were part of the third annual Provident Pride of Maryland Tournament, and by losing to Washington (Md.), 74-73, this afternoon, the Gophers finished the tournament in eighth place.
BALTIMORE, Md. - Goucher has yet to trail at the end of regulation in any of the three games it has played so far this season, but still the Gophers have only one victory to show for their efforts after losing to Villa Julie, 89-81, in overtime today in the consolation semifinals of the third annual Provident Pride of Maryland Tournament.
SALISBURY, Md. - After taking a 69-67 lead on a lay-up by Amir Hakim (Baltimore, MD/Baltimore City College) with 1:03 remaining in overtime, Goucher essentially needed only to make a "stop" and latch onto a rebound tonight to complete a victory over Salisbury and advance in the third annual Provident Pride of Maryland Tournament through the winners' bracket. The Gophers kept getting their "stops," but they kept giving the Sea Gulls extra chances because they couldn't grab a rebound.
TOWSON, Md. - Predicting how a Division III basketball team will perform over the course of a season is a lot like forecasting the weather.
It's not an exact science.
Many times you are in the ballpark. Every now and then, you are dead on; just as often, you are not even close.