Game Preview: Newberry Wolves v. Coker Cobras
Game Date: December 14, 2010
Tip-off Scheduled for 7:00 p.m.
Live Webcast: http://coker.nmtvsports.com (Todd Caughlin – Play by Play)
Live Stats: www.cokercobras.com
HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker dropped its last game against Queens University of Charlotte at home, and are looking to grab a win against Newberry College, to kick off their holiday season.
Coker is currently 2-5 on the season, both of their wins have come at home in the Timberlake-Lawton Gymnasium.
Queens at Coker: 50-65 (L)
Belmont Abbey at Coker: 72-64 (W)
2009 vs Newberry: DNP
Avg. points per game (Home): 74.3
Points: Liam Kyle (105)
Assists: Delonte Doles (29)
Steals: Liam Kyle (12)
FG% (min. 22 attempts): Tom Wright (54.0)
PPG: Liam Kyle (15.0)
FT% (min. 11 attempts): Tom Wright (74.2)
Coker will look to continue their success at home by picking up their third win of the season at home. Coker looks to rebound from their last game against Queens. Both senior Tom Wright (Sydney, AUS) and senior Liam Kyle (Cleveland, OH) have hit the century mark in total points for this season.
2009 vs. Coker: DNP
Avg. points per game (Road): 90.3
Points: Shamel Akins (146)
Assists: Jawuan Lockhart (31)
Steals: Shamel Akins (16)
FG% (min. 33 attempts): Chris Reynolds (54.5)
PPG: Shamel Akins (20.9)
FT% (min. 16 attempts): Tony Davis (73.3)
Sophomore Shamel Akins (Charlotte, NC) has been the workhorse for the Wolves’ offense thus far. Akins has led the team in points in 4 of their 8 games this season. His season high in points is 32.
Newberry is coming off of a big victory in their last game, as they defeated Hiwassee 114-68. Newberry College is part of the South Atlantic Conference.
Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 pm at the Timberlake-Lawton Gymnasium in Hartsville, SC.