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Gallaudet set to face Towson on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m.

Gallaudet set to face Towson on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m.

WASHINGTON - The Gallaudet University men's basketball team will make the short trip north to Towson, Md., on Wednesday morning to face Division I foe Towson University at the SECU Arena at 2 p.m. This will be the 45th meeting between the two schools dating back to 1940 but the first meeting since January 25, 1971. 

GAME INFO
When: Wednesday, Nov. 25
Where: Towson, Md. (SECU Arena)
Time: 2 p.m.
Video: Watch Here
Live Stats: View Here
Series: Tied 22-22
Last Meeting: Towson 80, Gallaudet 60 (Jan. 25, 1971)
Streak: Towson has won 10 straight vs. Gallaudet 

MEET THE TEAMS

GALLAUDET
(0-1) 
        TOWSON
(2-3)
 
Roster         Roster  
Schedule/Results         Schedule/Results  
Statistics         Statistics  
Head Coach Kevin Kovacs         Head Coach Pat Skerry  
         

SCOUTING GALLAUDET
The Bison are playing their second game of the season after it opened the 2015-16 season on the road on Nov. 15 and lost 78-64 to Yeshiva University. Senior guard Trey Gordon led the way with 19 points and eight rebounds while senior guard Todd Bonheyo added 16 points. Gallaudet is coming off its best season in school history as the Bison posted school records for wins (18), conference wins (14) and consecutive wins (10). GU is under the direction Kevin Kovacs in his first season.

SCOUTING TOWSON
Towson defeated Bradley University, 62-60, on Nov. 22 in the Gildan Charleston Classic finale. Byron Hawkins led the Tigers with 24 points while John Davis chipped in 14 points. The Tigers are currently 2-3 and are playing in their second home game of the season. TU defeated Morgan State, 69-61, in the home opener on Nov. 16. Towson went 12-20 overall last season and 4-9 at home.

SERIES HISTORY

Date     W/L     Result
01/12/40     L     Towson 30, Gallaudet 29
01/27/40     W     Gallaudet 42, Towson 41
01/10/41     W     Gallaudet 46, Towson 32
01/25/41     W     Gallaudet 53, Towson 29
01/09/42     W     Gallaudet 29, Towson 16
01/22/42     W     Gallaudet 41, Towson 37
02/04/46     W     Gallaudet 46, Towson 43
1947-48     L     Towson 64, Gallaudet 30
1950-51     L     Towson 71, Gallaudet 61
1951-52     L     Towson 63, Gallaudet 38
1951-52     W     Gallaudet 60, Towson 56
12/02/52     W     Gallaudet 48, Towson 46
01/13/53     W     Gallaudet 88, Towson 84
12/09/53     L     Towson 63, Gallaudet 47
1953-54     W     Gallaudet 63, Towson 56
1954-55     L     Towson 64, Gallaudet 50
1954-55     L     Towson 77, Gallaudet 67
02/1956     L     Towson 60, Gallaudet 50
12/18/56     L     Towson 73, Gallaudet 53
01/1957     L     Towson 64, Gallaudet 60
01/06/58     L     Towson 68, Gallaudet 53
12/03/58     W     Gallaudet 95, Towson 65
01/07/59     W     Gallaudet 73, Towson 35
1959-60     L     Towson 68, Gallaudet 57
1959-60     W     Gallaudet 56, Towson 52 
01/14/61     W     Gallaudet 74, Towson 53
02/1961     W     Gallaudet 71, Towson 67
01/05/62     W     Gallaudet 59, Towson 57
02/19/62      W     Gallaudet 72, Towson 46
01/09/63     W     Gallaudet 68, Towson 49
02/19/63     W     Gallaudet 58, Towson 56
12/10/63     W     Gallaudet 83, Towson 71
02/07/64     W     Gallaudet 64, Towson 56
01/13/65     W     Gallaudet 76, Towson 54
02/02/65      L     Towson 84, Gallaudet 75
12/01/65     L     Towson 74, Gallaudet 73
02/1966     L     Towson 93, Gallaudet 76
1966-67     L     Towson 63, Gallaudet 55
1966-67     L     Towson 94, Gallaudet 67
1967-68     L     Towson 102, Gallaudet 75
1967-68     L     Towson 89, Gallaudet 58
01/28/69     L     Towson 101, Gallaudet 59
12/13/69     L     Towson 96, Gallaudet 46
01/25/71     L     Towson 80, Gallaudet 60
11/25/15            
             

INSIDE THE SERIES
These two teams used to regularly meet twice a season in the 1950s and 1960s before the rivalry ended in 1971. In the 1940s the teams met eight times with Gallaudet holding a 6-2 advantage. Towson won the 1950s with a 9-6 mark and the teams split the 1960s 10-10 while Towson took the only game in the '70s.

UP NEXT
Gallaudet will travel to in-region powerhouse St. Mary's (Md.) College on Saturday, Nov. 28, for a 2 p.m. tip.