No. 18 Chattanooga beats ETSU 64-42 to go unbeaten in SoCon

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Ka’Vonne Towns hit four 3-pointers as she and Jasmine Joyner scored 14 points apiece as 18th ranked Chattanooga defeated Eastern Tennessee State 64-42 on Saturday, capping a 14-0 season with a fourth Southern Conference championship.

The Mocs (26-3, 14-0) extended their regular season conference record to 48-0.

Towns hit a 3-pointer on the first play of the game as the Mocs opened with two steals, and four baskets – including a trio of treys from Towns to lead 11-0 early.

ETSU didn’t score until Shamauria Bridges hit a jumper more than eight minutes in. The Lady Bucs trailed 31-13 at halftime.

Bridges scored 13 points for the Lady Buccaneers, Destiny Mitchell led with 13 and Maria Bond added 11.

Chattanooga owned a 33-19 advantage on the boards – with Joyner hauling down 14 – and made 25 of 48 shots (52 percent) with seven treys. Alicia Payne dished 11 assists.