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

Chattanooga was outscored 24-3 from beyond the arc by Georgia Southern and was narrowly defeated by the Eagles 59-57 in conference play on Saturday, February 2nd. The Mocs were led by Gee McGhee, who put up a game-high 19 points and four rebounds. Z Mason had 14 points and added seven rebounds. For the Eagles, C.J. Reed finished with a team-high 19 points and five assists. Chattanooga (8-14, 3-6 SoCon) takes on Citadel (6-15, 3-8 SoCon) on Thursday, February 7th at home.

Chattanooga Game Notes

  • The last time UTC started the season 8-14 was 1999.
  • UTC beat the spread by 4.0 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Mocs have beaten the spread.
  • Chattanooga has lost 100% of the time this season (0-5) after recording 57 or fewer total points.
  • The Mocs have lost 100% of the time this season (0-8) after having a field goal percentage of 37.0% or worse.
  • When the opposition records 24 or more field goals made this season, Chattanooga has lost 79% of the time (3-11).
  • UTC set season lows for steals, three-pointers, three-point percentage, and turnovers.
  • The Mocs have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • Chattanooga has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past 7 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 in 5 out of 22 games this season.
  • Drazen Zlovaric has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 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.

Georgia Southern Game Notes

  • Georgia Southern won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The Eagles won this one, but have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Georgia Southern has lost 19 close games.
  • C.J. Reed accounted for 32.2% of the team's points.
  • C.J. Reed has led the team in scoring 10 times in 23 games this season.
  • Eric Ferguson has 7 straight double-digit point games.
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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