Cummings scores 37 to lift Mercer over Chattanooga 74-69
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Ross Cummings had a career-high 37 points as Mercer narrowly defeated Chattanooga 74-69 on Saturday.
Fardaws Aimaq had 11 rebounds for Mercer (11-17, 6-10 Southern...
Vila carries Chattanooga past The Citadel 68-65
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ramon Vila recorded 10 points and 12 rebounds to lead Chattanooga to a 68-65 win over The Citadel on Thursday night.
David Jean-Baptiste had 16 points for Chattanooga...
Sharkey carries Samford past Chattanooga 80-76 in OT
HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Josh Sharkey matched his career high with 27 points as Samford narrowly beat Chattanooga 80-76 in overtime on Saturday.
Ruben Guerrero had 19 points and 10 rebounds for Samford (16-11, 6-8 Southern Conference). Myron Gordon added 13 points. Stefan Lakic had seven rebounds for the hosts.
Jerry Johnson Jr. tied a career high with 26 points and had seven rebounds for the Mocs (11-16, 6-8). Kevin Easley added 15 points and nine rebounds. Thomas Smallwood had 12 points.
Alonso leads UNC Greensboro past Chattanooga 78-63
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Francis Alonso scored 28 points as UNC Greensboro won its eighth straight game, beating Chattanooga 78-63 on Saturday night.
Isaiah Miller added 21 points for the Spartans. Miller also had five steals for the Spartans.
Kyrin Galloway had 13 points for UNC Greensboro (22-3, 11-1 Southern Conference).
Donovann Toatley had 16 points for the Mocs (11-15, 6-7). Kevin Easley added 15 points. David Jean-Baptiste had 13 points.
Smallwood scores 16, Chattanooga tops VMI 71-70
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Thomas Smallwood scored 16 points, including four of Chattanooga's 12 3-pointers and the Mocs defeated VMI 71-70 on Thursday night.
Smallwood, a 7-foot backup center who averages 6.1 points per game, made all four of his 3-point tries and the Mocs (11-14, 6-6 Southern Conference) made 12 of 30 for 40 percent. Ramon Vila, David Jean-Baptiste and Donovann Toatley scored 11 each for UTC.
Furman ends brief skid with 73-58 win over Chattanooga
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Jordan Lyons scored 18 points, Matt Rafferty scored 15 with 11 rebounds and Furman beat Chattanooga 73-58 on Thursday night to end its two-game skid.
The Paladins never trailed.
Lyons and Rafferty each made seven field goals and Lyons was 4-of-8 shooting from beyond the 3-point arc. Alex Hunter finished with 12 points and Noah Gurley scored 10 for the Paladins (16-4, 5-3 Southern Conference).
Chattanooga edges The Citadel 73-71 behind Easley
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Easley had 22 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer late, and 12 rebounds and Chattanooga held off The Citadel 73-71 on Saturday to win its third straight.
Chattanooga led 41-32 at halftime, but the Bulldogs closed to 45-43 on an 11-0 run early in the second half before taking a 60-58 lead on Lew Stallworth's 3-pointer with 7:22 to go. The lead traded hands until Easley's 3 gave the Mocs a 70-69 lead with 56 seconds to go.
Chattanooga holds on to beat Mercer 73-70
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Jerry Johnson Jr. scored 15 points and Kenny Easley had a double-double and made two free throws for the final margin in Chattanooga's 73-70 win over Mercer on Thursday night.
Easley had 11 points and 10 rebounds, David Jean-Baptiste also scored 11 points and Donovann Toatley scored 13 for the Mocs (9-10, 4-2 Southern Conference). Johnson and Jean Baptiste had three 3-pointers each with the Mocs shooting 13 of 30 from the arc for 43 percent.
Easley scores 20 to lift Chattanooga over Samford 80-75
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Easley scored 20 points on four 3-pointers and grabbed six rebounds as Chattanooga held on late to edge Samford 80-75 on Saturday night.
Ramon Vila added 18 points and led with 11 rebounds for the Mocs (8-10, 3-2 Southern Conference). Donovann Toatley added 10 points and Jerry Johnson Jr. and Thomas Smallwood had nine points apiece.
East Tennessee St rolls to 96-70 win over Chattanooga
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Tray Boyd III came off the bench to hit four 3-pointers and score 19 points and East Tennessee State shot 61 percent from the floor and cruised to a 96-70 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday.
Boyd hit 7 of 9 shots, including 4 of 5 from beyond the arc, as the Buccaneers (13-4, 3-1 Southern Conference) made 36 of 59 shots — 9 of 18 from distance. Bo Hodges had 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting and reserve Mladen Armus pitched in with 10 rebounds and eight points.
Easley scores 17, Chattanooga beats NAIA Bryan 79-45
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Easley scored 17 points, including three 3-pointers, and grabbed nine rebounds to help Chattanooga beat NAIA Bryan 79-45 on Friday and snap a three-game skid.
Jerry Johnson Jr. and Ramon Vila had 12 points apiece, Donovann Toatley scored 11 and Thomas Smallwood added 10 points and seven boards for Chattanooga.