Game Preview: Mount Olive vs. Cobras
Game Date: February 15, 2011
Tip-off Scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

BROADCASTS:
Live Webcast: http://coker.nmtvsports.com (Caleb Dunlop – Play by Play, Todd Caughlin – Color)
Live Stats: www.cokercobras.com

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Coker Cobras men’s basketball team will play conference rival Mount Olive in Hartsville, S.C. Tuesday night.  Coker’s winning streak was snapped last Friday against Barton College, as the Cobras could not pull out the win against Bulldogs.

RECENT GAMES
Coker at Limestone: 76-53 (W)
Coker at Belmont Abbey: 79-66 (W)
Barton at Coker: 58-75 (L)

Coker College
Home: 5-3, 4-2
Road: 3-6, 2-4
Neutral: 0-3, 0-1
2009-10 vs. Mount Olive: 0-2

Leaders:
PPG: Tom Wright (14.1)
RPG: Liam Kyle (7.4)
Assists: Delonte Doles (74)
Steals: Tom Wright (25)
FG%: Tom Wright (50.8)
FT%:  Tom Wright (71.0)

Coker is on a hot streak as they have won three of their last four conference games.  The three wins included two games on the road.  Senior Tom Wright (Sydney, Australia) continues to lead Coker offensively in PPG, FG%, and FT%.  Wright also leads the Cobras in steals.

Mount Olive
Home: 6-6, 3-4
Away: 3-4, 2-4
Neutral: 1-1
2009-10 vs. Coker: 2-0

Leaders:
PPG: Derek Staton (18.3)
RPG: Dory Hines (7.3)
Assists: Dory Hines (112)
Steals: Dory Hines (26)
FG%: Derek Staton (44.7)
FT%:  Derek Staton (80.4)

Mount Olive is coming off of an impressive 2009-10 season going 19-1 in Conference Carolinas play.  The 19-1 conference record included a 2-0 mark against Coker in the regular season, and a 1-0 mark against Coker when they faced each other in the post season.

During the 2010-11 season the Cobras were upended by the Trojans, 79-77, on a buzzer beater at Mount Olive. Hopefully this time Coker can take down the Trojans.

Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 pm at the Timberlake-Lawton Gymnasium in Hartsville, SC.

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