Chattanooga turns back Western Carolina 83-73
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP)
Chattanooga (16-11, 10-2 Southern Conference) used a 14-3 run early in the second half to build a 65-49 advantage with 12:05 to play.
Western Carolina answered with 12 straight points and closed within 65-61 on James Sinclair's 3-pointer with 7:21 left, but could get no closer from there.
After the Mocs opened with a 17-4 lead, the Catamounts fought back with a 14-2 run late in the first and closed the deficit at halftime to 42-38.
Casey Jones scored 14 points, Ronrico White had 11 and Martynas Bareika 10 as Chattanooga outrebounded WCU 49-38.