Georgia Southern vs. Chattanooga
Southern Conference Tournament Quarterfinals
Saturday – March 8, 2014
- The Chattanooga Mocs dropped a 62-55 game to Georgia Southern in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Tournament in Asheville, N.C. tonight. UTC falls to 18-14 overall while the Eagles advance with a 16-18 mark.
- The Mocs 55 points is the third lowest total of the season.
- UTC had 14 turnovers that resulted in 15 points for Georgia Southern … The Mocs got six points on nine GSU turnovers.
- The Mocs led by nine – 38-29 with 14:20 left in the game – after a pair of Rico White FTs. Georgia Southern went on a 9-0 spurt over the next four minutes to tie the game at 38.
- This is the fourth consecutive year the Mocs lost in their first game at the SoCon Tournament.
Casey Jones – So.-F
- 12 points on 5-7 shooting, 2-4 from the FT line.
- Added six boards and two assists.
Z. Mason – Sr.-F
- Game-high 21 points on 7-14 shooting, 3-5 from 3-pt. range and 4-4 from the FT line.
- Added nine boards.
- 549 points is No. 10 on the Mocs single-season list.
- 285 boards ties Clifford Morgan (1984-85) for No. 3 on the single-season list at UTC.
- 1,165 career points moves him into seventh place on the Mocs all-time list.
Gee McGhee – So.-G
- Game-high 12 boards.
- Third time this season with 10+ rebounds.
- Added four points and four assists.