Chattanooga vs. Georgia Southern: Recap and Stats

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Chattanooga vs. Georgia Southern: Recap and Stats
Chattanooga 57
(8-14, 3-7 away)
Georgia Southern 59
(10-13, 6-4 home)
Venue: Hanner Fieldhouse
7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Chattanooga 23 34 57
Georgia Southern 36 23 59
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Chattanooga G McGhee 19 D Zlovaric 10 Z Mason 2
Georgia Southern C Reed 19 C Baskerville 4 C Reed 5

On Saturday, February 2nd, Georgia Southern outscored Chattanooga 24-3 from behind the three-point line and won by a slim margin against the Mocs 59-57 in SoCon play. C.J. Reed was exceptional for the Eagles and put up a team-high 19 points plus five assists. Eric Ferguson also had a strong outing, scoring 16 points and adding two rebounds. For the Mocs, Gee McGhee got a game-high 19 points and four rebounds. Georgia Southern (10-13, 4-6 SoCon) welcomes Appalachian State (9-11, 5-5 SoCon) on Thursday, February 7th.

Georgia Southern Game Notes

  • Georgia Southern started 10-13 during the 2006 and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Eagles have won 4 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Georgia Southern has won 23 close games.
  • The Eagles have won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after recording 13 or more assists.
  • GS has won 80% of the time this season (4-1) after holding an opponent to under 37.0% field goal percentage.
  • GS has won 75% of the time this season (6-2) when opponents record 57 or fewer total points.
  • This season Georgia Southern has won 83% of the time (5-1) when Eric Ferguson has 7 field goals made or more.
  • GS set season lows for free throws made and turnovers.
  • This is the 9th game at home this season--GS has a 4.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • C.J. Reed accounted for 32.2% of the team's points.
  • C.J. Reed has led the team in scoring in 10 out of 23 games this season.
  • Eric Ferguson has 7 straight double-digit point games.

Chattanooga Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Mocs losing streak to 4 games.
  • Gee McGhee recorded a team season high in free throws made with 12 and free throws attempted with 15.
  • Gee McGhee accounted for 33.3% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Drazen Zlovaric and Z Mason) accounted for 43.5% of the rebounds.
  • Gee McGhee has led the team in scoring 5 times in 22 games this season.
  • Drazen Zlovaric has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 22 games this season.
  • Z Mason has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Gee McGhee has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Drazen Zlovaric recorded the 8th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Drazen Zlovaric recorded a double-double. It was his 2nd this season and 6th of his career.
UTC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AGee McGhee321941110
AZ Mason321472002
ADrazen Zlovaric2910100000
B-Farad Cobb17621000
CRonrico White23541003
CJared Bryant11210000
C-Eric Robertson8020010
D+Lance Stokes35142002
-M. Bareika5000000
-Sam Watson8000002
GS PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AC.J. Reed321945101
AEric Ferguson311622300
B-K. Dunnican17440000
C+Cleon Roberts20623102
CTre Bussey22710100
CSam Mike22440001
CBrian Holmes14023001
CC. Baskerville26340010
C-Marvin Baynham12030000
-Chris Daniels4020000

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