Goucher Men's Basketball Attempts To Sweep Season Series With Juniata On Wednesday

Goucher Men's Basketball Attempts To Sweep Season Series With Juniata On Wednesday
The Game
 
  • Juniata (4-15, 1-7 Landmark) at Goucher (4-15, 1-7 Landmark)
  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 7 p.m.
  • Decker Sports and Recreation Center/Baltimore, Md.
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Opening Tip
 
  • Goucher concludes its two-game homestand against Juniata on Wednesday
  • The tilt will be the 26th meeting in the all-time series
  • The Gophers ended a six-game losing streak to the Eagles with a 47-46 win 15 days ago
  • Goucher will honor Dwayne Morton on Wednesday in a pregame ceremony for scoring his 1,000th point
About The Eagles
 
  • Juniata comes into the contest 4-15 overall and 1-7 in league play after falling 80-66 to Drew on Saturday
  • Cameron Keck paced the Eagles with 19 points while Nathan Markey added 14 points
  • Keck is the only player on the team averaging double figures with 10.7 points per game
The Last Time We Met 
 
  • Cam Isaacs scored the decisive basket with eight seconds left and after a Juniata College a jumper was waived off at the buzzer Goucher College came away with a 47-46 win on January 22
  • Dwayne Morton paced the Gophers with 14 points while Isaacs added 13 points and Darrell Collins chipped in 10 points
  • Marcus Hall powered the Eagles with 10 points
Last Time Out
 
  • Goucher fell to Susquehanna on Saturday
  • Dwayne Morton scored 17 points including his 1,000th point with 7:31 left in the first half while Pat Goralski added 12 points
In The Gopher Hole
 
  • Dwayne Morton is averaging 11.6 points per game in his last seven games after posting 70 points combined in two games
  • Pat Goralski has registered double figures in points in every other game for the last nine games but also finished two games with nine points in that stretch
  • Cam Isaacs has registered five or more rebounds three times in his last five games including a 10-carom performance after only having five or more rebounds three times in his first 39 games of his career
  • Ryan Conde is averaging 7.0 points per game in his first three games in a Gopher uniform and handed out his first three assists on Saturday
  • Darrell Collins has registered eight or more points five times in his last eight games including three 10-point performances
Morton And 1,000-Point History
 
  • Dwayne Morton became the 10th player in program history with hit 3-pointer at 7:31 in the first half against Susquehanna on Saturday
  • Morton is the first Gopher to reach the mark under head coach Tom Rose and the first player since Pierre Jones reached the milestone against Marymount on February 3, 2007
  • It was a span of 12 years, 11 months and 30 days or 4,747 days in between 1,000-point scorers
  • It would was the first time someone scores 1,000 points against Susquehanna, but the sixth time a player has reached the mark against a conference opponent
  • Goucher is 6-4 in games when a player reaches the grand mark, but the team is 1-4 in the last five occasions
  • Morton became the fifth player to reach the plateau at the Decker Sports and Recreation Center where the team is 3-2 in 1,000-point games
Next Time On The Hardwood
 
  • The Gophers travel to Drew on Saturday
  • Tipoff is 2 p.m.
  • The men return home on February 15 against Moravian
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
  • We look to announce more guest coaches in the New Year
  • For more information on the 25th Anniversary celebration, click HERE