WESTMINSTER -- Western Maryland College spoiled the first men's basketball game in Goucher College history by posting a 90-73 victory in the first round of the Westminster Rotary tournament at the Gill Center.
Mike Sherlock helped make first-year coach Nick Zoulias' first game a success with 17 points, backed by Ed Krusinski, 15 points. Sophomore teammate Scott Lyon tied a tournament record for assists with 10.
For Goucher, which caught up at 10-10 after it fell behind 10-0, Corey Garner had 24 points, followed by Mike Hootner with 14. The visitors got within 12 midway of the second half, before the more experienced Green Terrors pulled away.
Western Maryland will play defending champion Philadelphia Pharmacy for the title tonight. Pharmacy defeated Lycoming, 92-82. Forward Sean Kane led the winners with 20 points, although Keith Armson was the better marksman, hitting eight of nine shots for 16 points. John Oberlin had 24 points for Lycoming.