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Game No. 20 | Chattanooga at Wofford | Johnson Arena | Jan. 18, 2014
- Chattanooga had an impressive 71-57 win at Wofford Saturday night in Benjamin Johnson Arena…the Mocs are now 12-8, 6-0 in the SoCon, while the Terriers are 7-10, 2-3 in the league.
- 30th meeting between the two schools…Chattanooga leads series 18-12 overall, 6-9 in Johnson Arena…hold 15-12 record in regular season conference matchups…the Mocs have won three of the last four in the series with first season sweep since 2007-08.
- The win extends Chattanooga’s winning streak to eight games…1st eight-game win streak since 1996-97 (11).
- The Mocs are now 4-6 now on the road in 2013-14, 4-0 in the SoCon...1st time winning four in a row on the road since 2004-05 when it captured five straight…last time the squad won four in the road in league play was 2003-04.
- Chattanooga is 6-0 in SoCon play for the first time since a 7-0 start in 2010-11…UTC opened SoCon play winning its first six five times (1981-82, 1984-85, 1990-91, 2007-08 & 2010-11) with all five resulting in a SoCon regular season (3) or division (2) title.
- The Mocs have now swept two SoCon road trips for the first time since 1993-94…the program turned the trick three times (1991-92, 1992-93 and 1993-94) in its SoCon history (37th season).
- Chattanooga led 36-28 at the break…now 10-1 with a halftime lead.
- The Mocs held a 16-6 advantage in points off turnovers…+6 in turnover margin forcing 15 while giving up just nine.
Ronrico White, Jr.-G
- Team-high 16 points on 5-11 FG, 2-4 3pt and 4-6 FT.
- 8th straight game in double figures…averaging 16.1 points per game over that span.
- Added two assists and zero turnovers…committed a mere three miscues in last 126 minutes played.
Z. Mason, Sr.-F
- 12 points and a career-high-tying 15 rebounds.
- 9th double-double of the season, 16th of his career tying Johnny Taylor (1996-97) which ties for fourth in the DI era for the Mocs one behind Nicchaeus Doaks (2006-09) who is celebrating a birthday today playing professionally in Poland…8th in last nine games.
- 8th consecutive multi-block game with five...posting 4.5 blocks per contest over that span with three or more every contest…leads SoCon in swats at 54 in 18 games (3.0 bpg).
Martynas Bareika, Jr.-F
- 10 points and five rebounds…11th game with 10 or more points this season.
- Shot 2-4 FG and 6-6 FT.
- 26 points and eight boards on road trip.
Greg Pryor, Fr.-G
- 10 points on 4-8 FG and 2-2 FT.
- 7th game with double figure points…1st since IUPUI on Nov. 29.
Gee McGhee, So.-G
- 10 points making 3-6 FG and 4-7 FT.
- Four rebounds and three steals…leads the Mocs with 29 steals on the season.