2011-12 News

  • Lindsay Breaks Single-Season Record for Blocked Shots
    February 18, 2012
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher closed out its 2011-12 campaign tonight by bowing to Catholic, 84-51, in a Landmark Conference game played in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center.
  • Eagles Clinch Spot in Playoffs by Turning Back Gophers
    February 11, 2012
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. — Among the five starters for Goucher, only Troy Parker Jr. (Baltimore, Md./Milford Mill) was able to score in double figures against Juniata this afternoon and he was able to produce only 12 points.
  • Block by Cotton, Basket by Brooks Lead to First Landmark Win
    February 04, 2012
    TOWSON, Md. — A running one-handed floater by Damon Brooks (Takoma Park, Md./Springbrook) provided Goucher with a two-point lead over Drew tonight, but before the Gophers could celebrate their first Landmark Conference victory of the season, there was the matter of the 5.6 seconds still showing on the clock.
  • Mariners Get Early Jump on Gophers, Prevail by 11
    February 03, 2012
    TOWSON, Md. — After Goucher's Marcus Cotton (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) answered a 3-point basket by Reed Buck from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy by knocking down a long-distance shot of his own, creating a 3-3 tie just 56 seconds into tonight's Landmark Conference game, the Gophers went without another field goal for more than seven minutes.
  • Game-Closing 12-2 Run Propels Royals Past Gophers
    January 28, 2012
    TOWSON, Md. — Even though they had different reasons, Goucher and Scranton both desperately wanted to win when they collided tonight in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center.
  • One Blocked Shot Stands Between Lindsay, Triple-Double
    January 27, 2012
    TOWSON, Md. — On a night when Goucher's Trae Lindsay (Baltimore, Md./Patapsco) came up one blocked shot shy of a triple-double, the Gophers came up three points short of their first Landmark Conference victory of the season.
  • Mariners Pin 85-77 Setback on Visiting Gophers
    January 21, 2012
    KINGS POINT, N.Y. — Goucher had five players score in double figures this afternoon and still the Gophers couldn't notch their first Landmark Conference victory of the 2011-12 season. Instead, they were handed an 85-77 setback by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
  • Rangers Keep Gophers from Much-Needed Landmark Win
    January 20, 2012
    MADISON, N.J. — Goucher was able to hold Drew's Asmar Capers in check last season. Even though he finished the 2010-11 campaign as the leading scorer in the Landmark Conference at 22.0 points per game, he was held to seven points the first time the Gophers faced the Rangers and 11 points the second go-round.
  • Crusaders Depart SRC with Three-Point Win Over Gophers
    January 14, 2012
    TOWSON, Md. — Starting with a 3-point basket by Alex Noble (Clinton, Md./Surrattsville) that put Goucher ahead 58-56, there were five ties and four lead changes during the final 7:07 of tonight's Landmark Conference game in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center against Susquehanna.
  • Gophers Go Cold in Second Half, Bow to Eagles
    January 13, 2012
    TOWSON, Md. — After leading virtually the entire first half – by as many as eight points on one occasion – Goucher struggled from the field over the final 20 minutes and wound up losing to Juniata, 67-54, this evening in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center.
  • Greyhounds Pull Away from Gophers in Second Half
    January 07, 2012
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Although Goucher never held the lead during the second half of this afternoon's Landmark Conference game against Moravian, the Gophers appeared to be within striking distance with eight minutes left to play and down by just 12 points. But that's precisely when the Greyhounds went on a 14-2 run that provided them with a commanding 24-point advantage and resulted in a 91-68 victory.
  • Gophers Can't Overcome Early 16-0 Run by Royals
    January 06, 2012
    SCRANTON, Pa. — The 2-0 lead Goucher gained on a basket by Shane Yambor (Burtonsville, Md./Paint Branch) just 53 seconds into this evening's Landmark Conference game against Scranton couldn't hold up against the response of 16 consecutive points by the Royals, who went on to earn a 91-62 victory over the Gophers.
  • Noble Breaks Record with 40-Point Performance
    January 02, 2012
    TOWSON, Md. — Alex Noble (Clinton, Md./Surrattsville) became the first player in the history of Goucher's men's basketball team to score 40 points in a game when he registered a double-double of 40 points and 10 rebounds in leading the Gophers past Rutgers-Camden, 94-66, tonight in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center.
  • Landmark Recognizes Noble as Week's Top Performer
    December 27, 2011
    MADISON, N.J. — Goucher's Alex Noble (Clinton, Md./Surrattsville) was selected Men's Basketball Player of the Week in the Landmark Conference for the week of Dec. 19-25, a conference official announced this morning.
  • Caribbean Conquest: Gophers Capture Second Win
    December 20, 2011
    BAYAMON, Puerto Rico — Three freshmen combined to score 69 points in leading Goucher to a 91-87 victory over Bayamon Central this afternoon.
  • Cotton Earns Weekly Honor from PrestoSports
    December 19, 2011
    ROCKVILLE, Md. — Goucher's Marcus Cotton (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) was named PrestoSports/Pride of Maryland Player of the Week for Dec. 19.
  • Block at Buzzer Preserves One-Point Win for Dutch
    December 18, 2011
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Down by a point with only seconds remaining, Goucher wanted Marcus Cotton (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) to take the final shot in this afternoon's game against Central (Iowa). After all, the senior forward had already racked up a career-high 27 points and he was responsible for 11 of the points the Gophers tallied during a 14-4 run that put them in a position to win.
  • Ospreys Prevail in Inaugural Meeting with Gophers
    December 07, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher and Richard Stockton, meeting for the first time in the sport of men's basketball, pulled off a double-double of sorts tonight in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center: 12 ties and 15 lead changes.
  • Unbeaten Cardinals Pin 88-53 Setback on Gophers
    December 03, 2011
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Goucher opened its fifth season of Landmark Conference play this evening as it did the first four — by facing Catholic. The visiting Gophers were able to hang with the unbeaten Cardinals for much of the first half before the home team opened up as much as a 39-point lead on the way to an 88-53 victory.
  • Gophers Turn Back Soldiers for First 2011-12 Victory
    November 29, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher avoided what would have been only the second 0-6 start in the 22-year history of its men's basketball program by turning back Maryland Bible, 88-76, tonight in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center.
  • Maroons Make Gophers Pay for Slow Start in OT
    November 27, 2011
    SALEM, Va. — Goucher was outscored 8-0 during the first 3:34 of overtime as the Gophers bowed to Roanoke, 90-86, this afternoon.
  • Gophers Surrender 100 Points in Loss to Hornets
    November 26, 2011
    LYNCHBURG, Va. — An opponent reached triple figures in points in a win over Goucher for only the second time in the past 387 games when Lynchburg defeated head coach Leonard Trevino's Gophers, 100-81, this afternoon in the inaugural meeting between the two schools in the sport of men's basketball.
  • Gophers Never Recover from Dismal First Half
    November 19, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — Never before in the 22-year history of Goucher's men's basketball program have the Gophers scored as few points in a half as they did in the opening period of tonight's game against McDaniel in the 2011 Pride of Maryland Championship.
  • Basket with :03 Remaining Proves Fatal to Gophers
    November 18, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher's Alex Noble (Clinton, Md./Surrattsville) had already scored 15 points in the second half when he was fouled while banking in a 12-foot jumper against Washington (Md.) tonight in the consolation semifinals of the 2011 Pride of Maryland Championship.
  • Blue Jays Take Out Gophers by Four Points in Opening Round
    November 15, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — After shooting just 22.2 percent from the field, including an 0-for-5 effort from 3-point range, missing nine free-throw attempts and committing 11 turnovers, Goucher was probably fortunate to be down only six points to Johns Hopkins at the end of the first half in the opening round of the 2011 Pride of Maryland Championship tonight.