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Johnson leads Chattanooga past Tennessee Tech, 71-60

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Jerry Johnson led a balanced squad with 14 points, Maurice Commander scored 13 and the pair combined for 7 of Chattanooga's season-high 13 3-pointers and the Mocs defeated Tennessee Tech 71-60 on Saturday.

Commander made 4 of 5 from distance, Johnson hit a trio of 3s, Kevin Easley scored 11 points with two from distance and David Jean-Baptiste also scored 11 with one 3-pointer.

Chattanooga (4-5) made 13 of 29 from behind the 3-point arc, 45 percent, and was 24-for-52 overall.

Jr. Clay led Tennessee Tech with 15 points with seven rebounds and three steals. Garrett Golday added 10 points. The Golden Eagles stepped up defense after trailing 40-23 at halftime, forcing 12 of Chattanooga's 18 turnovers in the final frame and racking up 7 steals, out of 11 on the game.

Tennessee Tech (1-7) hit five of its first six shots of the second half and cut a 19-point lead down to eight, 66-58.

Chattanooga opens Southern Conference play against VMI next week.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Tennessee Tech 1-7 233760
home team logo Chattanooga 4-5 403171
Team Stats
away team logo Tennessee Tech 1-7 68.3 PPG 40.4 RPG 12.7 APG
home team logo Chattanooga 4-5 72.7 PPG 38.1 RPG 13.3 APG
Key Players
4
J. Clay 14.4 PPG 3.8 RPG 4.1 APG 42.0 FG%
34
K. Easley 14.7 PPG 6.5 RPG 1.1 APG 46.0 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB