2013-14 Men's Basketball News
June 30, 2014
Former Cobra Nelson Continues Career in Iceland
Former Coker men's basketball standout Julian Nelson has signed a contract to play professionally in Iceland.
April 23, 2014
Cobra Men's Basketball Signs Big Man for 2014-15
Dan Schmotzer announced that Timothy Buchikos, a 7-for-2 center, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Cobras in 2014-15.
March 8, 2014
Bethel Scores 31 in Coker's Season Ending Loss to Anderson
Errick Bethel scored 31 points in Coker's 100-89 loss to Anderson in the semifinals of the Food Lion SAC Basketball Championship on Saturday (Mar. 8).
March 7, 2014
Coker Heads to SAC Semifinal to Face Anderson
The Coker men's basketball team will face Anderson in the semifinals of the 2014 Food Lion SAC Basketball Championship on Saturday (Mar. 8) at Timmons Arena at Furman University in Greenville, S.C.
March 5, 2014
Cobras Upset Eagles in Quarterfinals of SAC Tournament
The No. 7 seed Coker Cobras upset the No. 2 seed Carson-Newman Eagles 80-72 on Wednesday (Mar. 5) in the quarterfinals of the Food Lion SAC Men's Basketball Tournament.
March 4, 2014
Coker's Nelson Named to All-SAC Men's Basketball Honorable Mention Team
Senior guard Julian Nelson has been named to the South Atlantic Conference all-conference honorable mention team.
March 4, 2014
Cobras Open Tourney Against Carson-Newman
The Coker men's basketball team opens play at the 2014 Food Lion SAC Men's Basketball Tournament at Cason-Newman on Wednesday (Mar. 5).
March 1, 2014
Team Effort Leads Coker to 90-71 Win Over Tusculum
Five Cobras scored 10 ore more points to lead Coker to a 90-71 win over Tusculum on Saturday (Mar. 1).
February 26, 2014
Lenoir-Rhyne Tops Coker 77-68
The Coker men's basketball team dropped its SAC match-up to Lenoir-Rhyne, 77-68, n Wednesday (Feb. 26).
February 22, 2014
Coker Falls to Anderson 82-72
The Coker men's basketball team suffered an 82-72 loss to Anderson in Saturday (Feb. 22).
February 21, 2014
Cobras Go For Season Sweep of Trojans in Home Finale
The Coker men's basketball team will honor its six seniors on Saturday (Feb. 22) when they play host to Anderson (S.C.) in the final scheduled basketball game in the Timberlake-Lawton Gymnasium.
February 19, 2014
Coker Picks Up 75-59 SAC Win Over Wingate
The Coker men's basketball team picked up a 75-59 win over Wingate in SAC action on Wednesday (Feb. 19) night.
February 18, 2014
Cobras Set To Take on Bulldogs
The Coker men's basketball team will host the Wingate Bulldogs on Wednesday (Feb. 19) in a South Atlantic Conference contest.
February 17, 2014
Team Effort Leads Coker to 81-59 Win Over Catawba
Six Cobras scored doubles figures, as Coker defeated Catawba 81-59 on Monday (Feb. 17) in SAC men's basketball action.
February 15, 2014
Coker Drops SAC Contest to Brevard 88-84
Coker falls to SAC foe Brevard 88-84 on Saturday (Feb. 15) in men's basketball action.
February 8, 2014
Nelson’s 33 Points Lead Cobras to 97-90 Win Over Lions
Nelson's big day leads Coker to 97-90 win over Mars Hill on Saturday (Feb. 8) in pivotal conference matchup.
February 7, 2014
Cobras Looking for Season Sweep of Lions
The Coker men's basketball team will go for the season sweep against Mars Hill on Saturday (Feb. 8) in crucial SAC matchup.
February 5, 2014
Coker Drops SAC Contest to Lenoir-Rhyne 67-58
Julian Nelson scored 30 points for the second time in four games, in Coker's 67-58 loss to Lenoir-Rhyne on Wednesday (Feb. 5).
February 4, 2014
Cobras and Bears Square Off in Pivotal SAC Matchup
Coker squares off with Lenoir-Rhyne in pivotal SAC matchup on Wednesday (Feb. 5) night.
February 1, 2014
Coker Falls to No. 8 Lincoln Memorial
The Cobra men's basketball team lost its SAC game to No. 8 Lincoln Memorial, 95-81, on Saturday (Feb. 1) night.
January 30, 2014
Gardner Named to Capital One Academic All-District Team
Men's basketball player Jon Gardner was named to the academic all-district first team today.
January 30, 2014
Cobras Pick Up 75-68 Win Over Wingate
Four Cobras scored in double figures as Coker defeated Wingate 75-68 on Thrusday (Jan.30) night.
January 29, 2014
Winter Weather Postpones Basketball Games at Wingate
The Coker basketball games scheduled for Wednesday (Jan. 29) at Wingate have been rescheduled for Thursday (Jan. 30) due to inclement winter weather.
January 25, 2014
Nelson and Company Take Care of Tusculum 91-78
Julian Nelson scored a season high 31 points and the Cobras tied a single game record for made 3-pointers, hitting 16 of 29 from long range to defeat Tusculum 91-78.
January 24, 2014
Cobras Looking to Settle Pioneers in SAC Matchup
The Coker men's basketball team will host Tusculum College in a SAC competition on Saturday (Jan. 25) at 4 p.m.
January 22, 2014
Coker Drops Heartbreaker to Newberry 95-92
The Coker men's basketball team lost a heartbreaking game to Newberry on WEdnesday (Jan. 22) 95-92.
January 21, 2014
Cobras Host Wolves in Pivotal SAC Matchup
The Coker men's basketball team looks to improve conference position in jam-packed SAC standings against Newberry on Wednesday (Jan. 22) night.
January 18, 2014
Carson-Newman Tops Coker 87-77
Carson-Neman defeated Coker 87-77 in SAC men's basketball on Saturday (Jan. 18).
January 15, 2014
Coker Overpowers Catawba 101-82
The Coker Cobras surpassed the century mark for the second time in the last four games with a commanding 101-82 win over Catawba College on Wednesday (Jan. 15).
January 14, 2014
Cobras, Indians to Square Off in SAC Showdown
Cobras Host Indians in SAC matchup on Wednesday (Jan. 15) at 8 p.m.
January 11, 2014
Coker Comes From Behind to Defeat Anderson 83-81
The Cobras scored 24 points in the final nine minutes of play to secure their 83-81 come from behind win over Anderson on Saturday (Jan. 11).
January 8, 2014
Queens Tops Coker 71-58
The Coker men's basketball team dropped its SAC game to Queens 71-58 on Wednesday (Jan. 8) night.
January 6, 2014
Cobras Look to Dethrone Royals in SAC Matchup
Cobras take on Royals in SAC matchup on Wednesday (Jan. 8) at 8 p.m.
January 4, 2014
Cobras Blow Past the Tornados 108-80
Fourteen Cobras combined for 108 points to lead Coker past Brevard on Saturday (Jan. 4).
January 2, 2014
Coker Men's Hoops Set to Host Brevard
The Coker men's basketball team will host the Brevard College Tornados in a SAC game on Saturday (Jan. 4) at 4 p.m.
December 22, 2013
Coker Comes Up Short Against UNCP 78-72
The Coker men's basketball team fell short against UNC Pembroke 78-72 in a non-conference game on Sunday (Dec. 22).
December 14, 2013
Coker Captures 95-79 Win Over Mars Hill
The Coker men's basketball team defeated Mars Hill 95-79 on Saturday (Dec. 14) in SAC action.
December 12, 2013
Cobras Fall to Division I College of Charleston in Exhibition
The Coker men's basketball team suffered a 68-54 loss to Division I College of Charleston in an exhibition game on Thursday (Dec. 12).
December 7, 2013
Cobras Fall to No. 23 Railsplitters 78-67
The Coker men's basketball team suffered a 78-67 loss to No. 23 Lincoln Memorial on Saturday (Dec. 7).
December 6, 2013
Coker Hoops Set to Take On Lincoln Memorial
The Coker men’s basketball team will be looking to capture a South Atlantic Conference win on Saturday (Dec. 7), as they prepare to host Lincoln Memorial.
December 3, 2013
Second Half Surge Leads Coker to 91-87 Victory Over Benedict
The Coker men's basketball team earned a 91-87 come from behind victory over Benedict on Tuesday (Dec. 3).
December 2, 2013
Coker to Host Benedict on Tuesday
The Coker men's basketball team will host the Tigers of Benedict College in a non-conference game on Tuesday (Dec. 3) at 7 p.m.
November 26, 2013
Queens Tops Coker 64-54
The Coker men's basketball team suffered a 64-54 loss to Queens on Tuesdy (Nov. 25) in SAC men's basketball action.
November 23, 2013
Coker Upsets No. 16 Carson-Newman 68-59
The Cobra men's basketball team upset the nationally ranked No. 16 Carson-Newman Eagles, 68-59, on Saturday (Nov. 23) evening.
November 22, 2013
Coker Set to Face No. 16 Carson-Newman Saturday
The Coker men's basketball team will open up the home portion of its schedule on Saturday (Nov. 23) against the nationally ranked No. 16 Carson-Newman Eagles.
November 20, 2013
Coker Drops SAC Opener to Newberry 89-83
The Coker men's basketball team lost its SAC opener to Newberry 89-83.
November 19, 2013
Felder Named SAC Player of the Week
Junior Larry Felder brought home the first basketball weekly award today.
November 16, 2013
Cobras Top Saints 75-73
The Coker men's basketball team defeated the Limestone Saints 75-73 on Saturday (Nov. 16) at the UNCP Invitational.
November 15, 2013
New Conference, Same Attitude for Coker Basketball
The 2013-14 men's basketball season preview and video were released. Check them out here.
November 15, 2013
Beckett Leads Cobras to 89-85 Win Over Belmont Abbey
Teon Beckett drilled the go ahead and eventual game winning three-pointer with five seconds left, giving the Cobras an 89-85 win over Belmont Abbey on Friday.
October 30, 2013
Men’s Basketball 10th in Preseason Poll
The SAC preseason poll came out for men's basketball today.
July 17, 2013
NABC Honors Four Men’s Basketball Players
Four men's basketball players earned academic honors today.
June 27, 2013
2013-14 Coker Men's Basketball Schedule Released
The 2013-14 Coker men's basketball schedule was released this week, featuring Coker's first season of competition in the South Atlantic Conference.