Chattanooga Lady Mocs Postgame Notes
Chattanooga at Georgia Southern
Hanner Fieldhouse - Statesboro, Ga.
Monday, February 18, 2013
- The Lady Mocs improve to 23-3 overall and 16-1 in the SoCon with a 67-50 win over Georgia Southern. The Eagles fall to 5-20 on the year and 4-12 in the SoCon.
- UTC's 13th straight win ... ties for fifth longest win streak in school history ... last loss was 70-60 (OT) at Elon on Jan. 7.
- Lady Mocs led by 10 at halftime ... UTC is 18-1 when leading at half.
- Chattanooga's bench outscored the Eagles' bench 22-9 ... UTC's bench has outscored its opponents 20.0-12.3 on the year and 161-52 over the last seven games (23.0-7.4)
- Chattanooga outscored the Eagles 30-16 in the paint
- UTC forced 21 turnovers and scored 25 points on the miscues compared to 10 turnovers for UTC and four points for GSU.
- The Lady Mocs had 19 offensive rebounds - led by Ashlen Dewart's nine - and outscored GSU 23-4 on second chance points ... Georgia Southern had 12 offensive boards and four points.
- Chattanooga outrebounded GSU 37-31 ... UTC is 17-0 when outrebounding its opponents.
- Wes Moore now has 552 career wins and 352 at UTC.
- With the score tied 24-24 with 5:01 to play, junior Meghan Downes bookended a 10-0 run with a 3-pointer at the start and a layup to cap it off to give UTC a 34-24 lead at halftime.
- The Lady Mocs lead the league in assist-turnover ratio and had 12 assists and 10 turnovers ... 10 ties for the second fewest turnovers this season ... fewest was 5 vs. Jax State (12/21) ... 10 at W. Carolina (1/20)
- UTC shot 42.4% (25-59) from the floor ... 20.8% (5-24) from 3-PT line ... 66.7% (12-18) from FT line.
Ashlen Dewart (Jr. - F)
24 points, 13 rebounds
9-of-14 FG, 6-of-6 FT
Second straight game with 24p, 13r
Sixth double-double of season
Tied season-high for rebounds (13)
Ninth 20-point game
408 points at UTC - average 15.7 ppg
175 rebounds - average 6.7 rpg
Alicia Payne (Fr. - G)
Career-high for points - previous best was 3 pts twice
3-for-4 FG, 1-of-1 3FG, 1-of-2 FT
Kayla Christopher (Sr. - G)
9 points, two steals
218 career 3-pointers
Ka'Vonne Towns (So. - G/F)
Made return to lineup after sitting out one game due to injury.
Meghan Downes (Jr. - G)
8 points, 2 rebounds
3-of-7 FG, 2-of-4 3FG
Tatianna Jackson (Fr. - G)
Six points, four assists
2-of-3 FG, 2-of-3 FT