WBB Postgame Notes vs. Portland State

Postgame Notes
Chattanooga 68, Portland State 59
St. Mary's Concord Hilton Thanksgiving Classic
Friday, November 23, 2012

- Chattanooga came back from a first half deficit to defeat Portland State 68-59 ... UTC is now 4-0 on the year ... The Lady Mocs gave Portland State its first loss on the year.

- 4-0 matches the best start for the Lady Mocs in the Wes Moore Era ... started the 1999-2000 season with four straight wins ... best start in school history is 5-0 in 1977-78 (Sharon Fanning)

- UTC improved to 2-0 against Portland State ... in the only other meeting between the two schools, the Lady Mocs defeated the Vikings 81-61 in the first round of the University of Hawaii Paradise Classic on December 15, 2006.

- This is the first game UTC has not scored 80 or more points this year ... averaging 78.2 points per game

- Recorded 19 steals ... most since December 9, 2009 vs. Wofford ... just missed the UTC top 10 by one

- UTC forced the Vikings into 26 turnovers resulting in a 20-11 advantage in points off turnovers

- Chattanooga recorded a 24-12 advantage in the paint led by a season-high 23 from Ashlen Dewart

- UTC had 16 offensive rebounds that resulted in a 17-4 second chance points advantage

- First time without an All-Volunteer State lineup ... Dewart (South Carolina) started in place of Dupree

- Chattanooga has made at least one 3-pointer in 404 straight games ... streak started on December 31, 1999 vs. Appalachian State

Kayla Christopher (Sr. - G)
-8 points on 3-of-8 shooting, 2-4 3-pointers
-Added three rebounds, five assists, two steals
-25th member of the UTC 1,000-Point Club ... has 1,000 career points
-Fourth all-time at UTC for 3-pointers made with 171 ... passed Miranda Warfield (170)
-Season-high for assists and steals

Ashlen Dewart (Jr. - F)
-23 points on 10-of-22 shooting, 3-5 from FT line
-Season-high points ... most points since transferring
-Added eight rebounds
- Season-high rebounds ... most since transferring

Kylie Lambert (Sr. - G)
-18 points on 3-7 shooting, 10-12 from FT line
-recorded her fifth career double-double ... first this year
-Season-high for points
-Added 10 rebounds
-Season-high for rebounds
-Career-high five steals
-Career-high made (10) and attempted (12) rebounds
-First player since Whitney Hood vs. Wofford on Jan. 13, 2012 to make 10 or more free throws

Ka'Vonne Towns (So. - G)
-6 points, 3 rebounds, 4 steals
-Season-high for points
-Career-high for steals
-Season-high for free throws (2-4)


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