Goucher Men's Basketball Returns To Decker SRC On Saturday Night Against Salisbury

Goucher Men's Basketball Returns To Decker SRC On Saturday Night Against Salisbury
The Game
  • Salisbury (2-3) at Goucher (1-4)
  • Saturday, November 23, 2019, 7 p.m.
  • Decker Sports and Recreation Center/Baltimore, Md.
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Opening Tip
  • Saturday's meeting between Salisbury and Goucher marks the 37th meeting in the all-time series
  • The rivalry goes back to the days when both teams were in the Capital Athletic Conference including ruining senior night for David Clark after the Sea Gulls scored the game-winning basket in the regular season finale with two ticks left in a 102-101 win for Salisbury during the 1994-95 season
  • It will be the seventh meeting between the two teams since the Gophers left the CAC
  • Goucher's last win in the series was a 69-58 decision in 2004-05
About Salisbury
  • Salisbury comes into the contest 2-3 after falling 73-68 to another former Capital Athletic Confernece foe Marymount on Wednesday
  • Devin Garrett paced the Sea Gulls with 19 points while Lucas Martin (13 points), Mike Ward (10 points) and D'Angelo Tull (10 points) also found double figures against the Saints
  • Gary Briddell leads the team with 15.5 points per game while Mike Ward (12.8 ppg), Garrett (11.2 ppg) and Lucas Martin (11.0 ppg.) are also averaging double figures.
  • Salisbury finished 19-9 overall last season and 8-6 in league play
The Last Time We Met
  • Salisbury defeated Goucher 101-71 on November 28, 2018
  • Gabe Ceribelli paced the Gophers with 17 points off the bench while Pat Goralski (12 points) and Cam Isaacs (10 points) also scored double figures
  • James Foley powered the Sea Gulls with 21 points while Gary Briddell (18 points), Johnny Fierstein (12 points), Chase Kumor (11 points), Blair Davis (11 points) and Mike Ward (11 points) also posted 10+ points in the win
Last Time Out
  • All five starters reached double figures to power Goucher past Christendom 76-55 on Tuesday
  • Cam Isaacs paced the team with 17 points
  • Pat Goralski stuffed the stat sheet with 16 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals
  • Josh Lichti (16 points) and Josh Carter (14 points) each notched career highs in the win
  • Dwayne Morton registered 13 points, five steals, three assists and two boards
In The Gopher Hole
  • Dwayne Morton has 802 career points and became the first Gopher to register 800 points since Kevin Miles in 2014-15
  • Pat Goralski has seven games with at least 15 points in his last 22 games after not posting 15 points in a game in his first 27 games of his career
  • Cam Isaacs has posted his last five double-figure performances on the road and his Top-5 scoring performances have come away from the Decker Sports and Recreation Center
  • Josh Carter posted 14 points on Tuesday after registering 14 total points in his first three games
  • Goucher is looking for its first winning streak since defeating Christendom and Cairn in back-to-back games last season
Next Time On The Hardwood
  • Goucher travels to VMI in an exhibition game against the Division I program on Tuesday
  • The Gophers return to Decker Sports and Recreation Center on December 2 against Gwynedd Mercy
25th Anniversary Celebration
  • This season marks the 25th Anniversary of the 1994-95 team that won the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament title and defeated the defending NCAA Division III National Champion Lebanon Valley for the college's first-ever NCAA Tournament win
  • We will recount that season through social media posts and other events including guest coaches of the game
  • David Clark, who is the program's all-time leading scorer and was a member of both the 1993-94 and 1994-95 teams, will serve as the guest coach for the game against Salisbury on Saturday
  • For more information on the 25th Anniversary celebration, click HERE