Despite holding the lead for nearly 13 minutes in the first half and going into the locker room tied, Goucher College saw Moravian College pull away in the second half of a Landmark Conference men's basketball game on Saturday.
Gabe Ceribelli and Dwayne Morton each finished with 19 points to pace the Gophers. Ceribelli went 7-for-13 from the floor 4 of 7 from behind the arc and 1 of 2 from the foul line to finish with 19 points. Morton shot 9-for-16 from the floor and made 1 of 3 from behind the arc to finish with 19 points.
The contest marks the third game that Goucher College is participating in NABC Coaches Vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge. Fans can make a donation based on every 3-pointer the Gophers hit or a one-time donation. The Gophers are estimating they will hit 30 from behind the arc in the five games in the month of February. The team hit six treys against Drew on February 2 and four against Elizabethtown on February 6. Ceribelli has accounted for nine of the 16 treys in the challenge while Morton has five and Timmy O'Farrell has two. For more information, click here.
The Cardinals enter the contest 9-14 overall and 5-7 in Landmark Conference action.
Catholic is 6-8 at home this season.
In their last contest, the Cardinals fell to Susquehanna 87-78 on Saturday.
Andre Mitchell leads the team in points (14.6 ppg) and Riley Hayes is the teams top rebounder.
Head coach Steve Howes is in his 15th season as the head coach at Catholic.
Twenty-Eight days ago, Goucher and Catholic meet at the Decker Sports And Recreation Center and Timmy O'Farrell nailed a triple as time expired to send the game to OT where the Gophers won the game. Click here to watch "the shot" again.
Gabe Ceribelli has found double figures in back-to-back games, three times in his last six tilts, 11 times this season and 18 times in his career. The senior has also grabbed at least five boards six times this year. Ceribelli ranks second on the team with 11.2 points per game.
Dwayne Morton has posted double figures in points 16 times this season and recorded at least 19 points in a game on six occasions. Averaging 17.3 points per game in his last six games, Morton leads the team with 14.2 points per game. The junior also had six caroms and three dimes. Morton has grabbed at least five rebounds six times in 2018-19.
Cameron Isaacs has reached double figures in points 10 times on the year while the five dimes matches his career high he has now set four times.
Goucher will wrap up its season on Saturday at home and will honor seniors Ceribelli, Uvan Stewart and senior team managers.
THE ROAD AHEAD
Goucher wraps up the season at home against Scranton on Saturday.