|Men's Basketball Wins 82-71|
|Saturday, 10 February 2007|
Misenheimer, NC---Pfeiffer defeated Coker 82-71 in CVAC men's basketball action Saturday night. Pfeiffer improves to 14-8 over-all and 8-7 in the CVAC. DeMario Grier led Pfeiffer with 26 points and 9 rebounds. Pfeiffer 's defense was tough holding Coker to 42% shooting and forcing 25 turnovers.
Coker jumped out early taking a 12-6 lead after six minutes.
Pfeiffer tied the game at 14 on a Robert McGriff three-pointer with 13:30 to go.
Coker led for the rest of the half but a DeMario Grier three-pointer in the final seconds of the half brought the Falcons within one, 29-28, going into halftime.
Pfeiffer scored the first basket of the second half to take the lead. A lead they would hold for all but one minute the rest of the game.
A DeMario Greir three-pointer gave Pfeifer a ten point advantage with 12:26 left.
Coker fought back and went up 65-64 but Pfeiffer came back to reclaim the lead on a Grier lay-up and they stretched it out over the final three minutes and won 82-71.
Grier led Pfeiffer with 26 points and 9 rebounds. Tavares Cooper aded 18 points and 7 rebounds. Logan Call scored 15 and Derek Moore ten.
Pfeiffer will return to action Monday when they travel to St. Andrews Presbyterian College. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 pm.