Basketball Postgame Notes
Southeast Missouri at Chattanooga
McKenzie Arena - Chattanooga,
Tenn. - Nov. 18, 2012
lost 77-65 against Southeast Missouri on Day 1 of the CBE Classic...UTC is now 1-2,
while SEMO is 3-1.
Today was the first meeting between the Mocs and Red Hawks.
Head Coach John Shulman is 133-129 in his ninth season...he is now 0-1 vs. SEMO.
UTC is now 93-47 in in-season tournament play.
The Red Hawks got 37 points from its bench, 32 in the second half...Corey Wilford
scored all of his game-high 21 points after intermission, while Marland Smith
netted 11 of his 16 reserve points after the break.
Chattanooga won the battle of the boards 38-35...grabbed 18 offensive boards
which is the most against a DI opponent since 22 at Appalachian State (2/15/12)...had
a 24-2 advantage in second chance points...allowed SEMO just three on the
offensive glass...the Mocs hold a 63-18 advantage on second-chance points for the
The Red Hawks shot lights out in the second half making 16 of 23 (69.6%).
UTC's defense forced 16 turnovers while committing just 10 of their own...made
nine steals which is the most against a DI opponent since making 10 vs.
Savannah State (11/25/11)...Lance Stokes (3) and Casey Jones (2) had five and
nine thefts for the Mocs...Stokes tied his career high as did Jones.
42 points for the Mocs ties season-high for second half...SEMO's 48 (41 by
Kansas) is a new season high for an opponent as was its 29 in the first half
(28 by Kansas).
The six-point halftime deficit was a first for the Mocs this season.
Junior Z. Mason
14 points and six rebounds...7th career double-figure scoring night, 3rd of
Shot 4-10 from the field, 1-3 3pt and 5-6 from the FT line.
Senior Drazen Zlovaric
14 points and seven rebounds...22nd double-digit scoring game, 3rd of the year.
Freshman Gee McGhee
10 points...1st career double-figure scoring game.
Scored nine of his 10 points in second half.
3-7 from 3pt range...entered season shooting 1-11 from beyond the arc.