Freshman guard Joe Suarez hit two free throws with 30 seconds remaining in the game to seal Goucher's 68-64 victory over Capitol last night.
Suarez, who had been on the bench with a sprained ankle, entered the game with 2 minutes, 51 seconds remaining and Goucher trailing by 64-57. The Gophers scored the next 11 points. Suarez hit a jumper with a minute remaining to pull Goucher within 64-63. He stole the ball 10 seconds later and passed off to Thurmon Toland (17 points), who hit a basket to put the Gophers ahead by 65-64. Suarez later made two free throws.
Freshman David Clark (Catonsville) was Goucher's high scorer with 23. Shane Smith's game-high 25 led Capitol.