Chattanooga 82, MVSU 60

Ricky Taylor scored 22 points and Chattanooga defeated

Mississippi Valley State 82-60 on Saturday.

The Mocs (5-5) took a 14-2 advantage on Josh Odem’s 3-pointer

with 12:11 left in the first half, and weren’t threatened the rest

of the way.

Chattanooga led by as many as 26, 59-33, on Ty Patterson’s

3-pointer with 16:10 remaining.

The Mocs shot 41.2 percent from 3-point range (14 of 34) in

their sixth straight non-conference win at home.

Patterson scored 16 points and Odem finished with 12 for the

Mocs. Keegan Bell had 10 assists, and Chattanooga outrebounded the

Delta Devils 34-26.

Mississippi Valley State (1-8) was led by Shannon Behling with

20 points on 7-for-15 shooting. Ricky Lamb added 15 points and

D’Angelo Jackson scored 10 for the Delta Devils.