Goucher Men's Basketball Heads Back Down I-81 In The Old Dominion State For An Exhibition Game Against VMI On Tuesday

Goucher Men's Basketball Heads Back Down I-81 In The Old Dominion State For An Exhibition Game Against VMI On Tuesday
The Game
 
  • Goucher at VMI (2-6)
  • Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 7 p.m.
  • Cameron Hall/Lexington, Va.
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Opening Tip
 
  • Tuesday's game between Goucher and VMI marks the second meeting in the all-time series dating back to last season
  • The Keydets defeated the Gophers 98-34 last season in Lexington
  • According to NCAA rules, the game will serve as an exhibition game for Goucher while statistics and record will be official for VMI
  • The Gophers will also face Division I William & Mary in an exhibition game on December 15
About The Keydets
 
  • VMI comes into the game 2-6 after falling 74-63 to the University of North Carolina-Greensboro on Sunday
  • Garrett Gilkeson paced the Keydets with 21 points while Kamdyn Curfman added 15 points in the loss
  • Curfman leads the team with 11.5 points per game while Myles Lewis is also averaging double figures at 10.3 points per game
  • VMI is 1-6 against Division I competition and 1-0 against Division III teams
  • The team the Keydets beat in Division III was Christendom on November 20, 96-20 while Goucher beat Christendom 76-55 on November 19
The Last Time We Met
 
  • VMI defeated Goucher 98-34 on November 11, 2018
  • Cam Isaacs paced the Gophers with seven points
  • Bubba Parham powered the Keydets with 19 points while Garrett Gilkeson (18 points), Jake Stephens (14 points), Myles Lewis (12 points) and Connor Arnold (12 points) also found double-figures in the win
Last Time Out
 
  • Goucher lost to Salisbury on Saturday
  • Pat Goralski paced the Gophers with 12 points and eight rebounds
  • Cam Isaacs added 10 points
In The Gopher Hole
 
  • Pat Goralski is averaging 14.3 points and 9.7 rebounds per game in his last three contests
  • Cam Isaacs has posted double figures in consecutive games for the third time in his career and will be looking for his third-straight game with 10+
  • The three points from Dwayne Morton on Saturday was his lowest point total in his last 57 games
  • Four of the five road games so far this season have taken place in the Old Dominion State, but the game at VMI will be the closest contest for Harrisonburg native Josh Lichti at 58.1 miles from his high school while the game at Christendom (71.1 miles) and tournament at Roanoke (110 miles) were farther away and the team is still set to travel to William & Mary (180 miles) on December 15
Next Time On The Hardwood
 
  • Goucher returns home to start a two-game homestand when Gwynedd Mercy comes to town on December 2
  • Tipoff is 7 p.m.
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
  • Peter Manlove, who was a member of both the 1993-94 and 1994-95 teams, will serve as the guest coach for the game against Scranton on December 7
  • For more information on the 25th Anniversary celebration, click HERE
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