Chattanooga Mocs Basketball Postgame Notes
Chattanooga at Georgia Southern
Hanner Fieldhouse - Statesboro, Ga. - Feb. 2, 2013
- Chattanooga lost a heart-breaker 59-57 at Georgia Southern in Southern Conference inter-division action...UTC is now 8-14, 3-6 in the North, while the Eagles are 10-13, 4-6 in the South.
- Mocs are 30-19 all-time against GSU including 20-16 in regular-season SoCon play...9-11 in Statesboro.
- Head Coach John Shulman is 140-141 in his ninth season...7-8 vs. GSU, 2-5 on the road.
- Final game in a three in a row on the road stretch for Chattanooga...3-8 away from Chattanooga in 2012-13...six of the next seven are at home.
- GSU Head Coach Charlton "C.Y." Young was on Shulman's first staff as associate head coach in 2004-05...Young leads 4-3 in their seven meetings.
- Chattanooga trailed by as many as 21 in the second half...went on 30-8 run over 16 minutes of clock time taking first lead of game on two Gee McGhee free throws with 40 seconds to play.
- UTC trailed by 10 with 5:44 to go (56-46) holding the Eagles scoreless for 5:31 before Eric Ferguson's three-pointer proved to be the game winner.
- Tale of two halves for the Mocs shooting 26.1 percent (6-23) in the first half and 47.8 percent (11-23) in the second...shot 37.0 percent (17-46) from the field for the game.
- Shot 30 free throws making 22 for 73.3 percent shooting...third-most free throws attempted in a SoCon contest this year for the Mocs, tied for second-most makes.
- 9 turnovers is a season low as is five for an opponent...Eagles score 10 points off Chattanooga's nine miscues.
- UTC won the battle on the glass by seven (39-32).
- The Mocs allowed 17 points in the first 5:09 of the game, 42 in the final 34:51.
Junior Forward Z. Mason
- 14 points and seven rebounds...5-8 FG, 4-6 FT shooting.
- 17th double figure scoring night of the year, 21st of his career...5th straight.
Freshman Guard Gee McGhee
- Tied career high with game-high-tying 19 points...career high in FTM (12) and FTA (15).
- 13th game in double figures.
Senior Forward Drazen Zlovaric
- 2nd double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
- 11th double figure game of the year...2nd with 10 or more rebounds.
- Most rebounds since 10 vs. Troy in first double-double (11/19).