La. Tech at Chattanooga
McKenzie Arena - Chattanooga, Tenn.
- The Mocs dropped a 71-63 game to Louisiana Tech in the final game of the CBE Classic ... UTC falls to 1-4 overall while La. Tech improves to 4-1.
- La. Tech went 3-0 in the CBE Classic while the Mocs lost all three of their games.
- The game was tied at 58 with 6:46 left in the game before the Bulldogs went on a 7-2 run to seize control.
- UTC dominated the paint, holding a 36-16 scoring advantage inside.
- The Mocs won the battle on the offensive glass for the second straight game, outscoring La. Tech 10-0 in second-chance points. The Mocs have at least 12 offensive boards in each game this season, including 14 tonight.
- UTC outrebounded the Bulldogs 39-25...two straight games with a double-digit rebound advantage.
- UTC turned the ball over a season-high 24 times and were outscored 21-11 in points off of turnovers.
- At 1-4, the Mocs are off to their slowest start since the 2008-09 season...that year, UTC went on to tie for the SoCon North Division title and advance to its 10th NCAA Tournament by winning the SoCon Tournament.
Gee McGhee (Fr. - G)
- Season-high and team-high 19 points.
- Shot 7-10 from the field, 2-3 from 3-pt. range and 3-4 from the FT line.
- Added three steals.
- Second game in double figures this season.
Ronrico White (So. - G)
- 10 points on 3-8 shooting.
- Went 1-2 from 3-pt. range and 3-4 from the FT line.
- Second-straight game in double-figures...seventh of his career.