NCAA Game Summary - Chattanooga at Western Carolina|
(Thursday, February 28)
Final Score: Chattanooga 81, Western Carolina 72
Cullowhee, NC (Sports Network) - Z. Mason scored 25 points to go along with a
career-high 14 rebounds to lead the Chattanooga Mocs to an 81-72 win over the
Western Carolina Catamounts in a Southern Conference tilt at the Ramsey
Ronrico White netted 19 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the floor for
Chattanooga (13-17, 8-9 SoCon) which has won consecutive games after dropping
its previous two. Gee McGhee added 12 points.
Brandon Boggs paced Western Carolina (12-18, 8-9) with 21 points off the
bench. Tawaski King registered a double-double with 12 points and 12 boards
and Trey Sumler had 10 points.
Chattanooga jumped out to a 12-0 lead and ended up with a 43-29 advantage at
the break. The Mocs shot 53.8 percent from the field in the first half while
Western Carolina managed just 37 percent and 3-of-10 from behind the arc.
The Catamounts slowly cut into the deficit in the second half and with 5:27
remaining in the game they had battled back to within two points at 64-62.
Chattanooga responded with an 8-2 run, including six key points from McGhee to
seal the victory.
WCU lost despite its bench outscoring the Chattanooga reserves, 35-13.
02/28 22:25:00 ET