January 21, 2013

Cobras Host Mariners of Coastal Georgia on Tuesday

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Coker men's basketball team will host the Mariners of Coastal Georgia in a non-conference game on Tuesday (Jan. 22) night at the Timberlake-Lawton Gymnasium. Live coverage of the game will be available at www.cokercobras.com.

The Cobras will be looking to avenge a 67-65 loss to Coastal Georgia back on Nov. 20. In that game, Julian Nelson scored 23 points with three rebounds, while Sharod Williams had 12 points and four rebounds. Nelson and Williams continue to be the driving forces for the Coker men. Nelson is averaging 18.9 points per game and Williams is averaging 8.6 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.

The Mariners enter the game with a record of 5-16 overall. In their most recent game they suffered a 71-65 loss to Emmanuel College. Reggie Burke is Coastal Georgia's leading scorer, averaging 17.3 points per game.

Tip-off is slated for 7:30 p.m.

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