Goucher Men's Basketball Finishes 2019-20 Season At Scranton On Saturday

Goucher Men's Basketball Finishes 2019-20 Season At Scranton On Saturday
The Game
 
  • Goucher (6-18, 3-10 Landmark) at Scranton (17-7, 9-4 Landmark) 
  • Saturday, February 22, 2020, 2 p.m.
  • John Long Center/Scranton, Pa.
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Opening Tip
 
  • Goucher concludes its season on the road at Scranton on Saturday
  • It will be the 26th meeting in the all-time series between the two teams
  • The Royals defeated the Gophers in the first meeting in Baltimore in December
  • Goucher is looking for their first win since an 81-73 victory in 2016-17
About The Royals
 
  • Scranton comes into the contest 17-7 overall and 9-4 in conference play after falling to Drew 73-70 on Wednesday
  • Matthew Mancuso paced the Royals with 22 points and 18 rebounds against the Rangers while Logan Bailey and Kyle DeVerna each added 12 points
  • Mancuso leads the team with 17.8 points and 10.7 rebounds per game while Bailey (14.3 ppg.), DeVerna (11.3 ppg.) and Jackson Danzig (11.2 ppg.) are also averaging double figures
  • Scranton has qualified for the postseason and will be either a No. 2 or No. 3 seed with a Goucher win definitely putting them at the No. 3 seed 
The Last Time We Met 
 
  • Goucher lost to Scranton on December 7 in Baltimore
  • Dwayne Morton scored 13 points in his only appearance of the season off the bench
  • Matthew Mancuso paced the Royals with 17 points while Logan Bailey tallied 13 points and 10 rebounds
Last Time Out
 
  •  Pat Goralski and Dwayne Morton each scored 20 points in their last game at the Decker Sports and Recreation Center while Cam Isaacs  registered 21 second-half points to make sure the two seniors won their final home game in an 86-70 win against Catholic on Wednesday
  • Isaacs paced the Gophers with a career-high 27 points
  • Morton finished with 25 points and Goralski added 23 points
In The Gopher Hole
 
  • Cam Isaacs posted his best performance of his career at home despite recording double figures more times on the road with 10+ points in 10 of 12 games away from Decker Sports & Recreation Center
  • Dwayne Morton, who has 11 games with 20 or more points, can move into eighth place on the program's all-time career point list with 15 points and can jump into seventh place with 24 points
  • Pat Goralski has saved his best season for last, averaging a career-best 10.6 points and 6.2 rebounds per game along with career highs in points (255), rebounds (148), assists (68) and steals (27)
  • Goralski and Morton gave combined to score 1,605 in their four years
  • The Gophers are 3-4 in the state of Pennsylvania and have won its last two games in the state
Next Time On The Hardwood
 
  • Saturday's game is the final game on the 2019-20 schedule
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
  • For more information on the 25th Anniversary celebration, click HERE
Gopher Madness Highlights
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