Appalachan 88
Chattnooga 91
Date of game: 1/17/2013

Recap: Chattanooga vs. Appalachian St

Chattanooga, TN (Sports Network) - Ronrico White sank two free throws with six seconds remaining in overtime to lead the Chattanooga Mocs to a 91-88 victory over the Appalachian State Mountaineers at McKenzie Arena.

Z. Mason led the Mocs (8-10, 3-2 SoCon) with 23 points and 11 rebounds while Dontay Hampton netted 22 points, shooting 5-of-8 from behind the arc off the bench. White finished with 17 points, six boards and four assists and Drazen Zlovaric scored 10 points.

Nathan Healy registered a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead ASU (7-9, 3-2) while Tab Hamilton went for 21 points as the Mountaineers' five-game winning streak came to an end. Jay Canty stuffed the stat sheet with 19 points, six boards and five assists while Tevin Baskin added 11 points, seven board and three blocked shots off the bench.

Appalachian State finished the first half on a 9-1 run and led 38-30 after the score was tied with just over four minutes remaining in the frame. Hamilton erupted for 14 points in the opening period while the Chattanooga bench kept the Mocs in it with 13 points.

Chattanooga trailed 60-42 with 8:48 remaining before ending regulation on a 36-18 run. Trailing by three with 18 seconds left, Hampton hit the game- tying 3-pointer to send the game into overtime.

Chattanooga took their first lead of the extra session on another 3-pointer from Hampton with 3:28 remaining. White stepped up and hit four free throws after that to put the Mocs up by three before Healy's 3-point attempt at the buzzer missed the mark.

The Mocs have now won three of their last four games overall, however ASU still owns the all-time series lead, 42-31.

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