Sat, Nov/10 Final
79 Arcadia
85 vs. Salisbury
Fri, Nov/16 Final
78 DeSales
85 vs. Johns Hopkins
Fri, Nov/16 Final
73 Lancaster Bible
92 at Salisbury
Sat, Nov/17 Final
80 DeSales
68 vs. Lancaster Bible
Sat, Nov/17 Final
69 No. 15 Johns Hopkins
78 at Salisbury
Tue, Nov/20 Final
55 Salisbury
52 at Va. Wesleyan
Mon, Nov/26 Final
68 Salisbury
62 at Washington (Md.)
Wed, Nov/28 Final
71 Goucher
101 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Dec/01 Final
96 Salisbury
94 at St. Mary's (Md.)
Wed, Dec/05 Final - OT
67 Salisbury
65 at Marymount (Va.)
Sun, Dec/09 Final - OT
89 Wesley
91 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Dec/22 Final
76 Salisbury
97 at Rowan
Sat, Dec/29 Final
82 No. 22 Salisbury
63 at Springfield
Sun, Dec/30 Final
71 No. 16 Nichols
78 vs. No. 22 Salisbury
Sat, Jan/05 Final
65 Penn St.-Harrisburg
78 vs. No. 22 Salisbury
Wed, Jan/09 Final
70 No. 19 Salisbury
84 at Mary Washington
Sat, Jan/12 Final
86 No. 19 Salisbury
84 at Southern Virginia
Wed, Jan/16 Final
90 York (Pa.)
75 vs. No. 24 Salisbury
Sat, Jan/19 Final
97 Frostburg State
86 vs. No. 24 Salisbury
Wed, Jan/23 Final
64 Salisbury
67 at No. 15 Chris. Newport
Sat, Jan/26 Final
77 St. Mary's (Md.)
97 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/30 Final
66 Mary Washington
79 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/02 Final
87 Salisbury
80 at Penn St.-Harrisburg
Wed, Feb/06 Final
82 Salisbury
83 at York (Pa.)
Sat, Feb/09 Final
75 Southern Virginia
84 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Feb/13 Final
91 Chris. Newport
74 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/16 Final
90 Salisbury
83 at Frostburg State
Tue, Feb/19 Final - OT
76 CAC No. 5 Frostburg St.
78 vs. CAC No. 4 Salisbury
Thu, Feb/21 Final
71 CAC No. 4 Salisbury
87 at CAC No. 1 Chris. Newport
Fri, Mar/01 Final
61 Salisbury
75 vs. Baldwin Wallace
Sat, Nov/09 Final
106 Salisbury
68 vs. Rosemont
Sun, Nov/10 Final
72 Salisbury
76 at Arcadia
Tue, Nov/12 Final
74 Salisbury
62 at Stockton
Sat, Nov/16 Final
79 Yeshiva
71 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Nov/20 Final
73 Marymount (Va.)
68 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Nov/23 Final
66 Salisbury
47 at Goucher
Tue, Nov/26 Final
78 Va. Wesleyan
64 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Nov/30 Final
70 Salisbury
71 at Carnegie Mellon
Sun, Dec/01 Final
69 Salisbury
75 vs. Brockport
Thu, Dec/05 Final - OT
96 Salisbury
92 at Cabrini
Sun, Dec/08 Final - OT
99 Salisbury
101 at Wesley
Fri, Dec/20 Final
84 Rowan
74 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Dec/28 Final
88 Salisbury
80 vs. Marietta
Sun, Dec/29 Final - OT
82 Ohio Wesleyan
80 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/08 Final
61 Apprentice School
66 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Jan/11 Final
78 Salisbury
75 at Southern Virginia
Wed, Jan/15 Final
65 Mary Washington
75 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Jan/18
2nd - 00:14
66 St. Mary's (Md.)
63 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Jan/25 4:00 PM
Chris. Newport
vs. Salisbury
Wed, Jan/29 7:00 PM
at York (Pa.)
Sat, Feb/01 4:00 PM
at St. Mary's (Md.)
Wed, Feb/05 7:00 PM
York (Pa.)
vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/08 3:00 PM
Southern Virginia
vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/15 4:00 PM
at Chris. Newport
Wed, Feb/19 7:00 PM
at Mary Washington
Sat, Feb/22 TBA
vs. Salisbury
Wed, Feb/26 TBA
vs. Salisbury
Sat, Feb/29 TBA
vs. Salisbury
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Straughn's late free throws lead men's basketball to 62-61 win over Rowan in Sachs' first victory as SU head coach

Straughn's late free throws lead men's basketball to 62-61 win over Rowan in Sachs' first victory as SU head coach

CHESTER, Pa. – The 2014-15 Capital Athletic Conference tournament came down to free throws with less than a second remaining which gave the Salisbury University men's basketball team the victory. The 2015-16 regular season got started the same way on Friday night with a pair of free throws sealing a 62-61 victory over Rowan University; the first win of the year and the first win for new Head Coach Andrew Sachs.

The victory came in the opening game of the Widener Tipoff Tournament, sending the Sea Gulls through to the tournament championship game on Saturday, November 14.

Seniors Rocky Harris and Adrien Straughn combined for the final 20 points for the Sea Gulls (1-0), but it was Straughn who came through with the clutch free throws after being fouled with 0.3 seconds showing on the clock.

Salisbury trailed 61-60 when Straughn drove down the right side and got the call. He went to the line and hit the first shot to tie the game, and after a Rowan timeout, drained the second to take the lead and the Profs (0-1) would not get a shot attempt off as the Gulls secured the victory.

The game did not start in the Sea Gulls' favor. Following a free throw from junior Gordon Jeter, 14 seconds into the contest, the Profs rattled off nine-straight points and opened the game on a 19-6 run to grab the early lead.

Rowan's advantage grew to 16 with just over seven minutes to play in the first half before Salisbury made a run. Freshman Jack Ferguson made a pair of three-point shots and Straughn connected on one, with 56 seconds left before halftime, to close out a 16-0 run to tie the game heading to the break. Ferguson scored nine points in the game on 3-of-4 shooting from outside.

During the stretch, the Sea Gull defense stood strong, forcing four turnovers and holding the Profs to 0-for-8 shooting from the floor.

Rowan scored the first five points of the second half, but Salisbury would keep the game close until a 9-1 Salisbury spurt allowed the Sea Gulls to take their first lead since the opening Jeter free throw. It was a Harris layup, as part of the team's closing stretch, that put the Gulls up 50-48.

Harris scored 12 points over the final seven minutes, as the lead changed hands five times in the closing moments. He finished with a team-high 16 points, while pulling down a game-high nine rebounds and dishing out three assists.

With the Sea Gulls up by eight with less than three minutes to play, Rob Depersia scored nine-consecutive points for the Profs, and a pair of Kris O'Connor free throws gave Rowan a 59-58 lead with 1:26 remaining. O'Connor led all scorers with 18 points as four Profs finished in double figures.

Straughn, who was 5-of-10 from the floor on the night, hit a layup with 15 seconds left to retake the lead, but Dan Brogan charged down the floor for the Profs to match the effort, pushing Rowan ahead 61-60 with six seconds left. Straughn would not go quietly, burying the two free throws, capping his 15-point night and the win.

Jeter scored five points and pulled in eight rebounds for Salisbury, while sophomore Chad Barcikowski was good for eight points off the bench.

The Sea Gulls will take on the winner of Friday's other game, either Widener College or Washington (Md.) College, in the tournament title game on Saturday, beginning at 4 p.m.