Western Carolina vs Chattanooga

Chattanooga 78, W. Carolina 62

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Drazen Zlovaric scored a season-high 19 points and Keegan Bell handed out 12 assists as Chattanooga defeated Western Carolina 78-62 in a Southern Conference game Thursday night.

Bell also hit two consecutive 3-pointers that started a 12-2 run that put the Mocs (7-9, 1-2) in front 52-43 with 14:16 remaining.

The Catamounts (7-8, 2-1) battled back to take a 60-58 lead with 6:59 left, but they were unable to score again until just 31 seconds remained. By then, Chattanooga had run off 18 consecutive points, including six by Zlovaric, for a 76-60 advantage.

Keaton Cole scored a season-high 18 points for Western Carolina, and Trey Sumler had a season-high 12 assists.

Chattanooga enjoyed huge advantages on the boards and at the free-throw line. The Mocs outrebounded the Catamounts 50-26 and made 16 of 27 free throws to just 2 of 8 for Western Carolina.

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Scoreboard
Western Carolina (7-8)382462
Chattanooga (7-9) «364278

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Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F181-10-04022
P. Ross, F143-41-13147
T. Sumler, G405-160-0112313
H. Mutombo, G293-70-34247
B. Boggs, G181-71-43103
K. Cole296-160-021118
K. Hall190-10-03030
I. Hollis194-60-03029
T. Tankelewicz61-10-00003
J. Sinclair50-10-01010
S. Smithson30-00-00000
Totals 24-602-826172062
 40%25% 
Chattanooga Mocs
O. Wattad, F354-111-262012
D. Zlovaric, F309-131-2122219
J. Burroughs, F192-30-25114
K. Bell, G373-90-241208
R. Taylor, G325-125-681015
Z. Mason233-73-49029
D. Hampton112-46-930111
J. Bryant80-00-00020
R. White50-00-00100
Totals 28-5916-275019878
 47.5%59.3% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329
 
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