Chattanooga vs Western Carolina

Chattanooga 81, W. Carolina 72

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CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) - Z. Mason had 25 points and a career-high 14 rebounds to lead Chattanooga to an 81-72 victory against Western Carolina in a Southern Conference game on Thursday night.

Ronrico White scored 19 points and Ghee McGee had 12 for the Moccasins (13-17, 8-9), who have won two in a row.

Western Carolina won 90-81 at Chattanooga on Jan. 19. The teams have split the series for seven straight seasons.

Brandon Boggs scored 21 points, Tawaski King had 12 points and 12 rebounds and Trey Sumler scored 10 for the Catamounts (12-18, 8-9), who lost their third straight.

Chattanooga scored the first 12 points of the game, shooting 53.8 percent from the field (14 of 26) and 77.8 percent from the line (14 of 18) to take a 43-29 lead at halftime.

Western Carolina closed to 64-62 on Boggs' 3-pointer with 5:29 left, but Chattanooga's 8-2 run sealed the victory.

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Scoreboard
Chattanooga (13-17) «433881
Western Carolina (12-18)294372

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Chattanooga Mocs
C. Jones, F334-80-22028
Z. Mason, F307-1011-14140025
D. Zlovaric, F122-40-03044
R. White, G355-77-840319
G. McGhee, G312-78-1333112
S. Watson192-30-01044
L. Stokes101-10-02112
J. Bryant90-00-00140
E. Robertson91-30-20112
M. Bareika71-30-03122
A. Bran51-20-00013
Totals 26-4826-393372381
 54.2%66.7% 
Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F293-96-8122512
P. Ross, F112-50-03024
T. Sumler, G383-72-204510
J. Sinclair, G321-92-21534
T. Tankelewicz, G242-72-22037
B. Boggs278-151-230421
M. Brown212-60-07155
T. Brummitt111-14-73006
R. Harrelson40-01-20011
K. Hall31-10-00022
Totals 23-6018-2537123072
 38.3%72% 
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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