Game Preview: Queens  v. Cobras
Game Date: December 4, 2010
Tip-off Scheduled for 5:30 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 women’s basketball team will try and turn things around and grab their first win of the season Saturday night against Queens. 

Coker lost their last game in OT to Belmont Abbey 83-84. Both Coker and Queens will be looking for their first conference win of the season.

RECENT GAMES
Coker at Coastal: 25-78 (L)
Belmont Abbey at Coker: 83-84 OT (L)

Coker College
Home: 0-2
Away: 0-3
Neutral: 0-1
2009 vs. Queens: 0-2
Avg. points per game (Home): 72

Leaders:
Points: Megan Thomas (68)
Assists: Megan Thomas (27)
Steals: Megan Thomas (11), Jasmine Alston (11)
FG% (min. 34 attempts): Megan Thomas (49.2)
PPG: Megan Thomas (11.3)
FT% (min. 8 attempts): Janell Dunham (83.3)

Coker is still searching for their first win of the season and they hope to grab it here at home against Queens.  During the Cobras’ last game against Belmont Abbey senior Megan Thomas (Cresskill, NJ) led the Cobras with 27 points. 

During the battle against the Crusaders, the Cobras held on closely all game but could not finish it out in overtime.  Freshmen Shanice Cooper (Sumter, SC) hit a buzzer-beater in the second half to even the score to force OT.  Sophomore Jasmine Alston (Sumter, SC) fouled out late in the second half in an attempt to keep the game close.

Turnovers and shooting percentage have hurt the Cobras this season and they look to improve on both against Queens.

Queens
Home: 0-1
Away: 2-2, 1-0
2009 vs. Coker: 2-0
Avg. points per game (Road): (65)

Leaders:
Points: Marissa Hudley (66)
Assists: Jessica Lewis (14)
Steals: Melissa Thomas (9)
FG% (min. 26 attempts): Dyonna Battle (51.9)
PPG: Marissa Hudley (13.2)
FT% (min. 8 attempts): Marissa Hudley (100)

In their last game senior Marissa Hudley (Charlotte, NC) had 17 points, which led both teams.  Queens has scored 75 points or more in three of the last four meetings against Coker.

Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 pm at the Timberlake-Lawton Gymnasium in Hartsville, S.C.


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