UTC Women Can’t Hold Fourth Quarter Lead in Falling to Belmont 56-54
(gomocs.com) The Chattanooga Mocs women’s basketball lost a heart-breaking 56-54 decision at Belmont. The Mocs led 45-31 through three periods before getting out-scored 25-9 in the fourth.
Chattanooga held the lead for 38:19 of the contest. Belmont took its first lead on two Destinee Wells free throws with 25 seconds remaining making it 55-54. One more Bruins free throw ended the scoring as Raven Thompson’s drive at the buzzer rolled off the front of the rim.
The free throw line was good to the hosts with a +10 point differential with 16-23 free throws from Belmont to a 6-7 for the Mocs. Chattanooga’s 22 turnovers led to a 23-8 advantage in points off turnovers for the hosts.
Yazz Wazeerud-Din led the squad in scoring with 20. Addie Grace Porter added 10 points, eight rebounds and three assists. The Bruins were led by Wells’ 20. Complete statistical files are unavailable at this time.
The Mocs return to action Saturday night at 7 p.m. The ladies host Austin Peay in the Roundhouse.