Chattanooga Mocs Basketball Postgame Notes
Elon vs. Chattanooga
McKenzie Arena - Chattanooga, Tenn.
Saturday - Feb. 23, 2013
- The Mocs scored a 72-68 win over Elon tonight...UTC improves to 12-17 overall and 7-9 in SoCon action...Elon had already wrapped up the SoCon North Division crown, but drops to 19-9 overall and 12-4 in league play.
- The Mocs only took 10 3-pt. FGs tonight...made four...tied for second-fewest attempts from deep on the season.
- Chattanooga was 27-44 from the field for 51.1%...third time this season shooting 50% or better...Mocs are 2-1 o the year when shooting over 50%...21-3 under Shulman.
- UTC has shot 40% or better from 3-pt. range in the last two games.
- The Mocs won the battle in the paint, outscoring Elon 34-22...UTC has not been outscored in the lane in the last five games.
- UTC lead 38-37 at the break...Mocs are 9-1 when leading at halftime...105-24 under Shulman.
- Chattanooga improves to 12-10 all-time against Elon...8-3 at home.
- UTC trailed by six 56-50 at 12:07 after a 3-pointer by Sebastian Koch...Chattanooga went on a 19-6 run over the next eight minutes to grab a 69-62 lead...capped by a Gee McGhee jumper at the 4:35 mark.
Casey Jones (Fr. - G)
- Tied a season-high with eight points.
- Shot 4-6 from the field.
- 22 minutes off the bench.
- Tied a season-high with three assists.
- Added five boards.
Z. Mason (Jr. - F)
- 10 points on 4-11 shooting, 2-2 from the FT line.
- Added six boards.
Gee McGhee (Fr. - G)
- Career-high and game-high 24 points.
- Shot 5-8 from the field, 1-3 from 3-pt. range and 13-19 from the FT line.
- Career-highs for FTs made and attempted.
- Third game with 20+ points...all three in the last six games.
- Ninth-straight game in double-figures.
- Ninth time leading team in scoring.
- Game-high eight boards...fifth time led team in rebounding.
Drazen Zlovaric (Jr. - F)
- 10 points on 5-9 shooting.
- 15th game I doube-figures this season.