Elon vs Chattanooga

Chattanooga 72, Elon 68

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Gee McGhee scored 24 points and sparked a key second-half run to lift Chattanooga over Elon 72-68 Saturday.

Z. Mason and Drazen Zlovaric added 10 apiece for Chattanooga, which shot 54 percent (13 of 24) in the opening frame en route to a 38-37 halftime lead.

Elon (19-9, 12-4 Southern Conference) opened the second half on a 16-9 run go up 51-46 but Chattanooga clawed back to a 59-56 advantage midway through the frame.

Ryley Beaumont cut it to 59-58 with a layup but the Phoenix would get no closer, as Chattanooga (12-17, 7-9) used a 10-4 run to pull away. McGhee scored seven points during the spurt.

Elon shot 42 percent (23 of 54) but went 1-of-5 shooting over the final 3:33. Chattanooga shot 51 percent (24 of 47) and made 20 free throws. The Phoenix shot just 14 free throws.

Beaumont paced Elon with 20 points.

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Scoreboard
Elon (19-9)373168
Chattanooga (12-17) «383472
 
Elon Phoenix
R. Beaumont, F388-171-473320
E. Edomwonyi, F72-20-01014
S. Koch, G364-82-231213
T. Samson, G342-62-22238
J. Isenbarger, G284-112-246312
R. Winters250-30-02220
J. Bonney143-60-00218
T. Sabato100-11-21031
K. Blake80-02-22002
Totals 23-5410-1425161868
 42.6%71.4% 
Chattanooga Mocs
Z. Mason, F294-112-260110
D. Zlovaric, F275-90-020210
G. McGhee, G325-813-1982224
R. White, G302-53-43528
C. Jones, G254-60-05338
M. Bareika150-11-23011
S. Watson130-11-23011
L. Stokes111-10-02022
A. Bran101-20-00013
E. Robertson82-30-00115
Totals 24-4720-2939111672
 51.1%69% 
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Ga. Southern8-1115-19
UNC-Green.7-1014-18
Samford7-1113-20
App. St.5-129-21
Furman3-149-21
Citadel3-157-26
 
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