Utvalley 69
Chattnooga 30 46 76
Date of game: 12/29/2012

Recap: Chattanooga vs. Utah Valley U

Chattanooga, TN (Sports Network) - Zaccheus Mason scored 26 points and brought down 13 rebounds to lead the Chattanooga Mocs to a 76-69 victory over the Utah Valley Wolverines in the title game of the Dr. Pepper Classic at McKenzie Arena.

Ronrico White and Gee McGhee each added 11 points for Chattanooga (5-8) which has won three straight.

Holton Hunsaker scored a career-high 37 points and nailed eight 3-pointers in the loss for Utah Valley (7-9). Alfonzo Hubbard added 12 points and Ben Aird brought in 13 rebounds.

Chattanooga held a slim 30-27 lead at halftime after connecting on just 12-of-32 shots from the field. Utah Valley hit only 10-of-26 shots in the first half.

Both teams shot at a 41.9 percent clip in the second half and the Wolverines nailed eight 3-pointers. The Mocs managed to earn the victory by outscoring the Mocs 16-8 from the free throw line in the second half.

These teams were meeting in the Dr. Pepper Classic title game for the second -straight season. Chattanooga also came out on top last year with a 74-59 victory.

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