Postgame Notes - Mocs vs. Elon - Feb. 9, 2012

Chattanooga Mocs Basketball Postgame Notes
Elon at Chattanooga
McKenzie Arena - Chattanooga, Tenn.
Thursday - Feb. 9, 2012

TEAM
- The Mocs snapped a seven-game losing streak with an 83-75 win over Elon ... UTC improves to 10-16 overall and 4-9 in SoCon action ... Elon drops to 13-11 and 8-5 in league action.

- UTC committed just nine turnovers, its second lowest total of the season and the third time with less than 10. 

- UTC shot 30-61 from the field ... the 49.2% is the highest against a Division I opponent this season. 

- Chattanooga was 11-24 from 3-pt. range ... 7th time this season with 10+ 3-pt. FGs.

- UTC's bench outscored Elon 25-6. 

- This is the Mocs first win in five games when the scoring margin is 6-9 points ... UTC is 4-9 in games decided by single digits. 

- Elon had 21 assists to the Mocs 16 ... UTC is just 2-13 when recording fewer assists than its opponents this season. 

- UTC had assists on its first seven baskets of the game. 

INDIVIDUAL
Senior Jahmal Burroughs
- Returned after missing three games due to a hamstring injury.
- Tied a career-high with 11 points.
- Shot 3-3 from the field and 5-8 from the FT line.
- Career-high and game-high nine boards.
- Career-high three assists.
- Added a steal in 24 minutes off the bench. 

Senior Ricky Taylor
- Season-high and game-high 24 points.
- Shot 8-18 from the field, 3-8 from 3-pt. range and 5-5 from the FT line.
- Moves into 6th place on the Mocs' all-time scoring list with 1,180 points ... passed David Phillips (1997-00) tonight. 
- 20th game in double figures this season.
- 11th career 20-point outing...second this season.

Senior Omar Wattad
- 22 points on 8-15 shooting, 6-10 from 3-pt. range.
- Added eight rebounds.
- Moves into 5th place on the Mocs' all-time 3-pt. FGs made list with 161 ... passed Brandon Born (1992-95) and Toot Young (2001-02) tonight. 
- 4th game this season with 20+ points ... 11 of his career.

Junior Drazen Zlovaric
- 12 points on 6-11 shooting.
- Added eight rebounds.  

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