Chattanooga routs UNC Greensboro to take 3rd place in SoCon

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Tre’ McLean had 20 points, Justin Tuoyo added 19 points and nine rebounds, and Chattanooga snapped a two-game skid to beat UNC Greensboro 91-68 on Thursday night.

The Mocs (16-6, 7-3) passed the Spartans (16-8, 7-4) for third place in the Southern Conference standings, a game behind co-leaders East Tennessee State and Furman.

Greg Pryor added 13 points and five assists for Chattanooga, which never trailed after scoring the opening basket. The Mocs’ lead never dropped below double digits after the first eight minutes and their margin stretched to 40 with 7:39 left in the second half.

RJ White and James Dickey had 11 points each and Kyrin Galloway added 10 for the Spartans, who lost their third straight following a six-game winning streak.

Chattanooga made 35 of 63 from the field, including 11 of 20 from 3-point range, and 10 of 13 at the foul line.