No. 2 Davidson vs. No. 1 Chattanooga
Southern Conference Tournament Championship Game
U.S. Cellular Arena - Asheville, N.C.
Monday - March 11, 2013
- UTC wins its 14th SoCon Tournament Championship with a 64-63 win over Davidson...UTC earns the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament...Lady Mocs will make their 11th trip to the NCAA Tournament.
- UTC ties a school record with its 29th win (29-3).
- Chattanooga is 14-0 in SoCon Tournament title games.
- Lady Mocs have won nine SoCon Tournament titles in 15 years of the Wes Moore era...Moore is 31-6 in the SoCon Tournament.
- Chattanooga dominated the offensive boards 21-6...outscored Davidson 23-6 in second chance points...UTC had 16 offensive boards in the second half...third time this season with 20+ offensive boards in a game.
- Game-winning shot was a put-back by senior Kayla Christopher with 8.2 seconds left.
- Davidson shot 53.7% (22-41) from the floor...second highest this season...highest allowed by UTC this season.
- The Wildcats' 14 assists are the most allowed by UTC this season.
- Lady Mocs overcame their largest second-half deficit of the season...trailed by 11, 38-27 at the 18:39 mark.
- UTC forced 19 turnovers while only committing six...second-fewest TOs on the year for the Lady Mocs...Chattanooga outscored Davidson 13-4 in points off turnovers.
- Chattanooga allowed Davidson to shoot a blistering 65.0% (13-20) from the field in the first half, but only trailed by seven (32-25)...UTC is 4-2 when trailing at the break this season.
- Chattanooga's only second-half lead with the final margin.
- Davidson went up five (63-58) with 2:13 left on a Laura Murray layup...those were the last points of the game for the Wildcats...Chattanooga closed on a 6-0 run.
- Lady Mocs had 10 steals for the 14th time this season.
- UTC had a season-low eight assists.
Alex Black (Jr. - G) - Second All-Tournament
- Only two points in the championship game but made the All-Tournament Second Team.
Kayla Christopher (Sr. - G)
- Seven points, six boards and three assists.
- Game-winning put-back with 8.2 seconds left.
- Tied a season-high with 38 minutes played.
Ashlen Dewart (Jr. - F) - SoCon Tournament Most Outstanding Player
- 15 points on 6-17 shooting, 3-5 from the FT line.
- Game-high 12 boards.
- 8th double-double of the year.
- Added three steals.
Taylor Hall - (Jr. - F) - First Team All-Tournament
- Team-high 19 points on 7-17 shooting, 1-3 from 3-pt. range and 4-6 from the FT line.
- Added six boards.
- 31-6 SoCon Tournament Record...15th season.
- Nine Time SoCon Tournament Champion.
- 358-112 (15th Year at UTC).
- 558-168 (24th Year Overall).