Burroughs-Cook, Chattanooga beat Central Arkansas 75-64
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) Jonathan Burroughs-Cook scored 18 points with a career-high five assists and Chattanooga pulled away late in the first half before cruising to a 75-64 win over Central Arkansas on Saturday night in the Regional bracket of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational.
Burroughs-Cook matched his career best of four steals. Justin Tuoyo added 16 points, on 6-of-8 shooting, with six blocked shots and Tre' McLean scored 13.
Tuoyo's dunk started, and his layup capped, a 23-5 run that gave Chattanooga (3-1) an 18-point lead with 30 seconds left in the first half. Makale Foreman - a freshman who had played 18 minutes and scored six points this season - hit three 3-pointers and Burroughs-Cook had five points and two assists during that stretch.
The Mocs led by double figures until a layup by Darraja Parnell pulled Central Arkansas to 73-64 with 7 seconds left.
Jordan Howard led the Bears (0-3) with 16 points.