Basketball (M)

Arrington Scores 31 in Loss at Coker

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HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- All five Coker starters scored in double figures as the host Cobras held on to grab a 94-86 victory over Catawba in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action on Tuesday night at the DeLoach Center.  The Cobras improve to 4-2 overall and 1-0 in the SAC, while the Catawba Indians fall to 3-2 and 0-2.

Coker scored the first 12 points of the game and held the lead until Catawba put together a 12-1 run to grab a 65-64 edge on a basket by Andrew Ingram (Bowie, Md./Archbishop Carroll) with 8:42 remaining.  The teams would battle through eight ties and four lead changes over the next four minutes as the game would be tied at 79-all with four minutes left. 

A three-pointer by Roman Hall had tied the game with 4:06 left after Catawba held its largest lead of three points.  The Indians missed a pair of free throws with 3:18 to go and Coker retook the lead for good on a three-pointer by JaQuez Motley with 3:09 remaining.

The three by Motley started a 7-0 run that put Coker on top 86-79 with 1:51 left.  Catawba got within 89-86 with 46 seconds to play after a pair of free throws by KJ Arrington (Newport News, Va./Denbigh/Henry CC), but the Cobras 5-of-6 at the line to close out the win.

Arrington tossed in 31 points in a losing effort for Catawba.  He hit on 11-of-23 shots and went 7-of-10 at the line.  He completed a double-double with 11 rebounds.  Jameel Taylor (Anderson, S.C./Hanna) followed with 19 points and Jerrin Morrison (Charlotte, N.C./E. Mecklenburg) also had a double-double with 14 points and 15 boards.  Ingram joined the double-digit scorers with 11 points.

Motley led the Cobras with 19 points, while Jake Barrett added 16.  Miguel Priest had a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds, as did Nathan Lemke, with 10 points and 14 rebounds.   Roman Hall collected 10 points. 

Catawba shot 41% to 39% for Coker with the Cobras grabbing one more rebound and committing four fewer turnovers.  Coker was more proficient at the foul line, making 29-of-39 (74%) to 18-of-31 (58%) for the Indians.

Catawba faces Winston-Salem State at home next Monday at 7 pm.

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