Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball Ends Road Woes With Win at Coker

HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- Catawba won on the road for the first time since mid-December by taking a 65-61 victory over Coker in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action on Wednesday night at the DeLoach Center.  The win improves the Catawba Indians to 11-12 overall and 8-9 in the SAC and gives the Indians two wins and an important tiebreaker over the Cobras.  Coker falls to 9-12 and 8-9.

Catawba got 14 points from Reggie Perkins (Greensboro, N.C./Phillips Exeter) and a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds from Troy Warren (Mooresville, N.C./Lake Norman HS) in snapping its eight-game road losing streak.  Jameel Taylor (Anderson, S.C./Hanna HS) and Ben Sealey (Hampton, Va./Menchville HS/Virginia Intermont) also posted 10 points for the Indians.

The Indians fell down by 12 in the opening minutes of the second half, but used a three-point play from Vismantas Marijosius (Kedainiai, Lithuania/North Hills (NC) HS) and a layup by Warren to pull within 43-39 with 13:30 left.  Another layup by Warren cut the margin to a bucket.  Following a steal from Taylor, Andrew Ingram (Bowie, Md./Archbishop Carroll HS) buried a three to put Catawba up 46-45 midway through the half.

Morrison capped a 14-2 run on a free throw to give Catawba a 49-45 lead with 8:09 to play.  Coker would battle back to take a pair of one-point leads, but Perkins hit a layup and a three-pointer on consecutive Catawba possessions to put the Indians on top 58-54 at the 2:11 mark.

Jerrin Morrison (Charlotte, N.C./E. Mecklenburg HS) and Perkins hit jumpers after a three-pointer from Coker's Aubrey Daniel to keep the Indians ahead by three in the closing minutes.  After a Cobra turnover with 35 seconds to go, Taylor sank two free throws then Sealey capped the scoring with one from the line with 19 seconds left.

Donte Samuels notched a double-double for Coker with 15 points and 10 rebounds.  Errick Bethel, the league's leading scorer, was held to nine points on 3-of-13 shooting.

Catawba shot just 31%, but cashed in 21 offensive rebounds for 17 points.  The Indians also committed just seven turnovers.  Coker managed to shoot 37% and got five blocks from Tim Buchikos.

Catawba hosts Anderson in another key league contest on Saturday at 4 p.m.

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«October 2017»
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October 1

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

2
October 2

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

3
October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

4
October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

5
October 5

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

6
October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

7
October 7

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd

Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

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October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

10
October 10

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17

11
October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

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October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

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October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

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October 17

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

18
October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

19
October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.

20
October 20

Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.

21
October 21

Swimming @ Wingate

Cross Country @ SAC Championships

Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.

Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.

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October 24

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

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October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

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October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

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October 28

Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.

Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.

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October 31

Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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