Wofford vs Chattanooga

Chattanooga 51, Wofford 48

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Z. Mason came off the bench to score 17 points and grab 13 rebounds, both season highs, to lead Chattanooga to a 51-48 Southern Conference victory over Wofford on Thursday night.

Mason, a sophomore forward who transferred from Mississippi, where he played football, put the Mocs (9-9, 3-2) ahead to stay, 46-44, by hitting two free throws with 48 seconds left.

Wofford's Brad Loesing scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half to bring the Terriers (9-8, 2-3) back from a 28-21 halftime deficit.

Ricky Taylor added two free throws and Keegan Bell three in the final half-minute to keep Chattanooga in front.

Both teams continued their strong defensive play. The Mocs had held their previous five opponents to 35.5 percent shooting and Wofford shot 28.4 percent (19 of 67).

The Terriers came in leading the conference in scoring defense at 62.1 points per game.

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Scoreboard
Wofford (9-8)212748
Chattanooga (9-9) «282351

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Wofford Terriers
D. Crowell, F293-61-23037
A. Smith, F211-40-08002
B. Loesing, G409-200-035221
K. Cochran, G384-170-08149
K. Giltner, G362-152-34148
L. Skinner290-31-29241
J. Byrd60-20-02010
D. Rinksalis10-00-00000
Totals 19-674-74091848
 28.4%57.1% 
Chattanooga Mocs
D. Zlovaric, F305-110-051010
J. Burroughs, F180-00-04230
L. Stokes, F40-00-01010
K. Bell, G401-63-53126
R. Taylor, G344-102-672211
O. Wattad230-32-26502
Z. Mason227-93-5130117
D. Hampton160-61-20011
J. Bryant101-20-02012
R. White31-10-01012
Totals 19-4811-2045111251
 39.6%55% 
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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