Charleston 71
Chattnooga 68
Date of game: 2/9/2013

Recap: Chattanooga vs. Coll of Charleston

Chattanooga, TN (Sports Network) - Trent Wiedeman recorded a double-double with a team-high 16 points as the College of Charleston Cougars held on to defeat the Chattanooga Mocs, 71-68, in Southern Conference action at McKenzie Arena.

Wiedeman came off the bench to record 10 rebounds in the Cougars' (18-7, 10-3 SoCon) victory. Anthony Stitt and Andrew Lawrence contributed 13 points a piece. Anthony Thomas added 10 points and four boards as Charleston won a sixth consecutive game.

For the Mocs (9-15, 4-7), Z. Mason put up a game-high 27 points along with six rebounds. Gee McGhee was two rebounds shy of a double-double with 20 points. Drazen Zlovaric contributed 15 points for Chattanooga which has lost five of its last six games.

Both teams shot around 46 percent from the floor, but a 3-pointer by the Cougars with eight seconds remaining gave them a 36-35 advantage at the break.

With the score knotted at 63-63 with just under five minutes to go, the Cougars scored the next five points of the game and then hit 3-of-4 free-throw attempts in the final minute. The Mocs had a chance to tie the game but Ronrico White's 3-point attempt was off the mark as time expired.

Charleston made 16-of-21 from the foul line, while Chattanooga could only manage a 6-of-16 effort from the charity stripe.

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