MEMPHIS 60, CHATTANOOGA 59
Thursday, March 15, 2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn. --- Elma Roane Fieldhouse
Chattanooga closes the season 22-10. Memphis is 25-7 and will take on Missouri State in the second round in Springfield on Saturday.
Chattanooga is 4-5 in the WNIT.
Chattanooga's bench outscored Memphis 24-2, led by Dupree's 10 points
Chattanooga used a 15-0 run to get out to its largest lead of the game, 23-7, with 10:42 to play and led by 16, 25-9, with 10:01 to play in the first.
Memphis went on an 18-2 run over a 6:34 period to take cut UTC's lead to 29-27 with 1:45 to play in the first.
Memphis scored the first points of the game at 19:22 and led 2-0. The Tigers would not lead again until the 3:48 remained in the game and led 56-55 on a free throw from Jasmine Lee.
Chattanooga went 6-for-6 from the free throw line
Senior Whitney Hood
13 points, 10 rebounds
5-9 FGs, 3-3 FTs
Third double-double of the year, ninth of her two-year career at UTC.
Closed out her career with 989 career points at UTC; 1,383 at UTC and Clemson.
Recorded 396 career rebounds at UTC; 602 combined at UTC and Clemson.
Fifth all-time for points per game with 15.7 ppg
Senior Tenisha Townsend
3 points, 4 rebounds 4 assists
Closed out four-year career with 715 points, 270 rebounds, 320 assists
10th all-time for assists with 320, one shy of ninth
Ninth all-time for 3-pointers made with 134
Sophomore Faith Dupree
10 points, 2 blocked shots
5-7 FGs, 14 minutes
Fifth game in double figures
7 points, 3 rebounds
166 career 3-pointers, fifth all-time