Vila carries Chattanooga past The Citadel 68-65
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ramon Vila recorded 10 points and 12 rebounds to lead Chattanooga to a 68-65 win over The Citadel on Thursday night.
David Jean-Baptiste had 16 points for Chattanooga (12-16, 7-8 Southern Conference). Donovann Toatley added 15 points. Justin Brown had 10 points for the visiting team.
Lew Stallworth had 25 points for the Bulldogs (11-15, 3-12). Matt Frierson added 17 points. Hayden Brown had eight rebounds.
Zane Najdawi, whose 14 points per game coming into the matchup ranked second on the Bulldogs, was held to only 6 points on 2-of-10 shooting.
The Mocs improve to 2-0 against the Bulldogs on the season. Chattanooga defeated The Citadel 73-71 on Jan. 19. Chattanooga plays Mercer on the road on Saturday. The Citadel matches up against Samford at home on Saturday.