Coker Falls to Barton, 78-51
WILSON, NC. – Autumn Lau led the team in scoring with 19-points in Tuesday's (Jan. 8) Conference Carolinas 78-51 loss against Barton College. With the loss, the Cobras fall to 9-4 on the year and 5-2 in league play.
The Cobras struggled offensively in the first half by giving up possession on 13 different occasions. The Bulldogs were able to capitalize by scoring 23-points off of turnovers, and led 41-24 at the half.
Coker started the second half with a 10-3 run to pull within ten points. The Bulldogs however, countered with a 16-4 run of their own to extended their lead to 24-points. The deficit proved to be too much for the Cobras as both teams exchanged buckets to end the game.
Along with her twin sister Autumn, Amber Lau finished in double-digit figures with 15-points.
As a team, the Cobras shot 37-percent (11-of-30) from the floor, and 88-percent (8-of-9) from the free throw line.
Coker will look to restore order again on the basketball court this Saturday (Jan. 12), when they host Limestone College in a Conference Carolinas match-up. The game is set for a 2 p.m. tip-off.