Ethridge, Chattanooga roll past Tennessee Wesleyan 91-63

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Duke Ethridge scored a career-high 19 points while Casey Jones and Tre' McLean added 12 points apiece to help Chattanooga beat NAIA member Tennessee Wesleyan 91-63 Tuesday night.

McLean had seven rebounds, six assists and three steals and Jones finished with eight boards and four assists for Chattanooga (6-2). Chuck Ester scored 10.

Tennessee Wesleyan went nearly eight minutes without a field goal and the Mocs used a 14-1 run over that span to open up a 27-10 lead with seven minutes left in the first half. Chattanooga led by double figures the rest of the way and by as many as 30 in the second half.

Chattanooga made 30 of 58 (51.7 percent) field goals and 23 of 28 from the free throw line.

Leland Robinson led Tennessee Wesleyan with 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting. Trey Suttles had 11 rebounds with nine points.