men’s basketball | | Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 10:50 PM
Brunswick, Georgia- The Coastal Georgia men’s basketball team (2-11, 0-6) lost to the Webber International (11-5, 4-2) by a score of 89-82 at Coffin’s Gym on Thursday night.
Anthony Duncan and Mason McMurray combined for 25 points and eight rebounds, while freshman Antonio Muller had a career-high 11 points, including a 3-point shot. Leighton his Bion finished with his 9 points and Kenny Brown dropped his 15 points to surpass his 1,500 career points of his career.
Duncan showed his strength in the paint all night and finished the game with a 6-7 shooting. All done in paint.
Lorenzo Ferrell got his first run of the season for the Mariners and is looking to add more depth in the backcourt.
For the Warriors, Eddie Davis and Cushun Stokes combined for 58 points and shot 20-36 combined from the field, but only attempted three 3-point shots. Stokes also finished with a game-high seven rebounds, but the Mariners were able to force seven turnovers from their guard.
As a team, the Mariners shot an impressive 55.2% from the field and knocked down 8 of their 21 3-point attempts, but the biggest difference was the Warriors going 24-29 and the Mariners trailing 10. I was -16 and showed up for charity stripes.
How it happened:
The Mariners got off to a strong start with four 3-pointers, including two from Antonio Muller, for a 16-2 lead. Coastal Georgia was able to keep the momentum going and he went up to 38-22 with 4:55 left in the first half before the Warriors saw him tie the score at 41-41 on his 19-3 run, with Kenny Brown making the jumper. hit the He buzzes into the break giving the Mariners a 43-41 lead.
Coastal Georgia were able to take another big lead after half time thanks to a quick 11-5 run in the first three minutes of half-time. However, the Warriors eventually tied the game 63-63 with 6:39 remaining thanks to an Eddie Davis layup. That layup sparked a stretch in which Davis scored 8 of the 10 points scored by the Weber International, ultimately giving them their biggest lead of the game at 70–67 with 4:29 remaining. With 1:48 remaining, Ollie’s Hilmerson three-pointer was shot and the Warriors led 80–70 on his last two minutes before Nick Giles gave the Mariners his 10th consecutive point. Despite this, Webber his international was able to put the game away.
The Mariners will travel to Warner College on Saturday, January 7 at 4pm.