Game No. 5 | Chattanooga at Nevada | Lawlor Center | Nov. 22, 2013
- Chattanooga dropped a heart-breaking 83-81 decision at Nevada…the Mocs are now 2-3, the Wolf Pack are 3-2.
- Nevada’s Deonte Burton banked in a 25’ three-pointer at the buzzer…it marks back-to-back losses in the final minute this week for the squad.
- Tonight was just the second meeting all-time against Mountain West Conference moving the record to 0-2…the first game was a 76-65 loss to Colorado State in the championship game of the 2006 Dr Pepper Classic.
- The games at Nevada tonight and UCLA Sunday are part of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational…the Mocs are part of an eight-team field that converges on Orleans Arena in Las Vegas next Thursday & Friday (11/28-29)…they are in a bracket with Morehead State, its opening round opponent, and will face either IUPUI or Gardner-Webb to complete the trip.
- This is Chattanooga’s second entry in the Las Vegas Invitational...the first was in 2006 losing at Florida and winning at Ball State before splitting with Towson (loss) and Prairie View A&M (win) at Orleans Arena.
- The Mocs scored on their first five possessions and led by as many as 8 (15-7) in the first half…held a 41-39 lead at the break…now 2-1 when leading at the half.
- Chattanooga shot 50.0% (28-56) FG, 30.4% 3pt (7-23), 62.1% FT (18-29)...first-half numbers: 56.0% (14-25) FG, 30.8% (4-13) 3pt and 75.0% (9-12) FT.
- Nevada held a 54-24 advantage on points in the paint.
- The Wolf Pack won the battle of the glass 35-33.
- Chattanooga had seven steals, all in the second half.
Greg Pryor, Fr.-G
- Season-high 19 points making 6-11 FG, 1-5 3pt and 6-7 FT.
- 4th double-digit scoring night of the season.
- Five assists versus just one turnover…also registered a game-high three steals.
Z. Mason, Sr.-F
- Season-best 24 points…10th 20-point night of his career.
- 32nd career double-digit scoring night, 4th of the season.
- Game-high eight rebounds with two steals.
Gee McGhee, So.-G
- 12 points and five assists.
- Scored in double figures in all five games…26th double-digit night of his career (37 games).