|January 13, 2016||1st||2nd||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||NBY||COKER|
|FG Percentage||.490 (24-49)||.485 (32-66)|
|3P FG Percentage||.400 (8-20)||.357 (10-28)|
|FT Percentage||.667 (24-36)||.857 (12-14)|
- 16||Aubrey Daniel
Xavier Holmes - 5
- 3||Trey Marshall
Donte Samuels - 4
- 3||Trey Marshall
- 1||Jalen Watson
Roman Hall - 1
Hartsville, S.C. – Newberry College falls to Coker College on Wednesday night in Hartsville, S.C. by a score of 86-80.
Newberry falls to 9-6 on the year while moving to 4-5 in the South Atlantic Conference. Coker moves to 6-7 overall and 2-7 in the SAC.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
- Newberry shot 49% from the field and 40% from the three point marker while shooting 66.7% at the charity line.
- Xavier Holmes led the way for the wolves offensively with 16 points while Brandon Taylor and Mitch Riggs each tallied 14 points.
- The Wolves notched 28 rebounds and forced 15 turnovers.
- Coker shot 48.5% from the field while going 12-14 at the free throw line.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Wolves started out slow going down 11-2 until Xavier Hill hit a three to start a short comeback for the Wolves. Newberry tied the game when Brandon Taylor hit a three pointer and made the score 16-16.
Coker went on another run and Larry Cooper hit two free throws to make the score 30-18. The Wolves battled back towards the end of the first half and cut the gap to nine when Amp Moore hit a jumper from about 15 feet out.
Coker came out firing in the second half and went up by 15 points when Jalen Watson made a layup. Newberry battled back when Brandon Taylor score five quick unanswered points to make the score 55-48.
Cobras Trey Marshall came right back and scored nine unanswered points with three three pointers to make the score 64-48.
With about six minutes left into the game, the Wolves started to chip away at the Cobra’s lead when Xavier Hill made a free throw which made the score 72-64.
Mitch Riggs went on a scoring run of his own and score six points in a row to cut Coker’s lead to four with just under two minutes remaining.
Coker pulled away at the end and won the game 86-80.
UP NEXT FOR THE WOLVES
- Newberry will be home on Saturday, Jan. 16th when Brevard comes into town.