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CHATTANOOGA vs. COLORADO STATE RAMS
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2013 - 5:00 p.m. EST
HONOLULU, HAWAII - STAN SHERIFF CENTER
TELEVISION: NONE - RADIO: 105.1 FM
PLAY-BY-PLAY: LARRY WARD
HONOLULU, Hawaii --- In back-to-back contests, the Lady Mocs mounted a first-half comeback to knot the game at the half only to see the effort fail in the closing minutes. UTC will look to get back into the win column Sunday against Colorado State.
The Lady Mocs are 2-1 against the SEC this season with wins over Alabama in the season opener and a strafing win over Auburn in their final outing at home this calendar year. Chattanooga is averaging 67.7 points per game and outscoring its opponents by 4.0 points per game. Ten different UTC players have hit from beyond the 3-point line led by senior Meghan Downes’ nine. The Lady Mocs have committed just 10.4 turnovers per game and have forced opponents into 15.1 an outing.
Senior Taylor Hall leads the team in scoring (14.6) rebounding (9.1) assists (33) steals (16) and blocked shots (9) with a team-best playing time of 38.3 minutes on the floor per game. Senior Faith Dupree is second on the team in scoring with 9.1 points and rebounding with 5.6 per game. Senior Ashlen Dewart is third on the team in scoring with 8.6 points per game and 4.3 rebounds.
COLORADO STATE (4-2)
The Rams grabbed a win over host Hawaii in overtime on the first day of the tournament before falling to Minnesota on day two. Colorado State averages 72.3 points per game and outscores opponents by 2.3 points per game. On the boards, CSU opponents pull down 40 rebounds per game, 3.0 more than the Rams. Colorado State is shooting 41.8 percent from the field and 29.9 percent from 3-point line.
Caitlin Duffy leads the team in scoring with 14.5 points per game off the bench and has 7.0 rebounds per game. Elin Gustavsson is averaging 12.0 points per game and A.J. Newton, with 20 assists, is third on the team in scoring with 10.5 points per game. Ellen Nystrom is second on the team in rebounding with 5.6 per game.
CHATTANOOGA vs. COLORADO STATE
This will be the first meeting between the two teams.