Chattanooga handles Furman 72-60

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Casey Jones scored 20 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and had four assists to lead Chattanooga over Furman 72-60 on Saturday.

Jones was 8 of 12 from the floor and made all four of his foul shots. Justin Tuoyo had 14 points while Greg Pryor and Ronrico White both added 12.

Chattanooga (9-6, 2-0 Southern Conference) raced out to a 10-1 lead in the first 2 minutes, but Furman (3-9, 1-1) reeled off eight straight points midway through the half and trailed by four at 36-32 at intermission.

The Mocs scored the first six points after the break to go up by 10 and led by as many as 15 in the second half as they cruised to the win.

Stephen Croone paced Furman with 18 points, going 11 of 13 from the line. Kendrec Ferrara had 13 points and six boards.