NCAA Game Summary - The Citadel at Chattanooga
(Thursday, February 7)
Final Score: Chattanooga 89, The Citadel 76
Chattanooga, TN (Sports Network) - Gee McGhee finished with 22 points to lead the Chattanooga Mocs to an 89-76 victory over The Citadel Bulldogs in a Southern Conference tussle at McKenzie Arena.
For the Mocs (9-14, 4-6 SoCon), Ronrico White added 19 points, Drazen Zlovaric finished with 18 points, Z. Mason scored 14 points, and Martynas Bareika chipped in with 12 points.
P.J. Horgan finished with a game-high 25 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs (6-16, 3-9). Mike Groselle added 19 points.
Chattanooga shot very well to open the game, connecting on 51.4 percent of their field goal tries to take a 44-37 lead into the break. The Citadel was hot to start as well, making 56.5 percent of their shots from the field, but committed 11 turnovers in the half.
In the second half, both teams continued to knock down shots. The Mocs hit on 53.3 percent from the field, while the Bulldogs shot 50 percent. After the Bulldogs drained a 3-point shot with the first basket of the half to cut the Mocs' lead to six, Chattanooga responded with six straight points to build a double-digit lead. The Bulldogs would never get closer than eight the rest of the way, as the Mocs cruised to victory.
The teams both pulled down 28 rebounds. The Bulldogs turned the ball over 16 times to just 8 turnovers for the Mocs.
02/07 22:04:35 ET