Game Preview: Belmont Abbey v. Cobras
Game Date: December 2, 2010
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 College men’s basketball team is looking to snap a 4 game skid and pick up their second win of the season Thursday night against Belmont Abbey.

Coker is currently 1-4 on the season, with their lone win coming at home against Morris College, 101-83. Both Belmont Abbey and Coker will be looking for their first Conference Carolinas win of the season.

RECENT GAMES
Coker at Wingate: 58-71 (L)
Shaw at Coker: 63-76 (L)

Coker College
Home: 1-0
Road: 0-3
Neutral: 0-1
2009 vs. Belmont Abbey: 0-2
Avg. points per game (Home): 101

Leaders:
Points: Tom Wright (80)
Assists: Delonte Doles (23)
Steals: Liam Kyle (10)
FG% (min. 17 attempts): Tom Wright (58.7)
PPG: Tom Wright (16)
FT% (min. 9 attempts): Avery Harris (76.5)

Coker will look to notch their second home victory of the 2010 season.  In Coker’s home opener senior Liam Kyle (Cleveland, OH) had 40 points against Morris College.  The Cobras will be looking for another big game from Kyle Thursday. 

Sophomore Jonathan Gardner (Florence, SC) is coming off of a career game in which he scored 17 points.  Senior Tom Wright (Sydney, AUS) needs only 20 points to reach the century mark for the 2010 campaign.

Belmont Abbey
Home: 1-1, 0-1
Away: 1-1
Neutral: 1-0
2009 vs. Coker: 2-0
Avg. points per game (Road): 76

Leaders: 
Points: Richard Barbee (91)
Assists: Richard Barbee (17)
Steals: Richard Barbee (16)
FG% (min. 26 attempts): Tyshawn Good (47.8)
PPG: Richard Barbee (18.2)
FT% (min. 10 attempts): Richard Barbee (87.5)

Senior Richard Barbee (Virginia Beach, VA) has been an absolute force to be reckoned with this season for Belmont Abbey leading the Crusaders in a number of categories.  In Belmont Abbey’s last game against Mars Hill, Barbee had 16 points.

Belmont Abbey is coming off of loss in their last game, 69-66, to Mars Hill. 

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

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