Wcarolina 38 35 73
Chattnooga 42 41 83
Date of game: 2/14/2014

Recap: Chattanooga vs. Western Carolina

Chattanooga, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Z. Mason poured in 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the Chattanooga Mocs defeated the Western Carolina Catamounts, 83-73, in Southern Conference play at McKenzie Arena.

Gee McGhee tallied a double-double with 16 points and 15 rebounds for Chattanooga (16-11, 10-2 SoCon). Casey Jones scored 14 points, Ronrico White added 11 and Martynas Bareika chipped in 10 in the victory. The Mocs ended a two-game losing skid with the win.

Brandon Boggs scored 21 points on 8-of-15 shooting from the floor for Western Carolina (14-12, 7-4). James Sinclair netted 15 points with six rebounds, and Trey Sumler contributed 12 in the losing effort. The Catamounts ended a two- game win streak with the defeat.

Chattanooga hit 42.9 percent of its shot attempts in the first half en route to a 42-38 lead at the break. Western Carolina connected on 40.6 percent of its shots in the frame. Each team hit 10 free throws and two 3-pointers.

The Mocs maintained a steady pace in the second half, netting 42.3 percent of their field goal tries and went 15-of-19 from the charity stripe. The Catamounts dipped to 36.1 percent shooting in the period, and hit just 2-of-14 from 3-point range.

Chattanooga had the edge in rebounding, 49-38, and in bench points, 25-13. Western Carolina won the battle in points off turnovers, 13-9.

Game Notes

Leinart, Crouch headline 2016 College HOF ballot

Former Heisman Trophy winners Matt Leinart, Eric Crouch and Rashaan Salaam are among 76 Football Bowl Subdivision players on the ballot for election into the 2016 class of the College Football Hall of Fame.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Halfway to the Sprint Cup Chase

The regular season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has reached its midpoint, with 13 races completed and 13 to go before the championship Chase begins.

Blue Jays activate Navarro from DL

The Toronto Blue Jays activated catcher Dioner Navarro from the 15-day disabled list following a 2-0 loss to the Washington Nationals in the opener of Tuesday's doubleheader.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.