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.
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.
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.
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.
Notae sparks Jacksonville to 74-66 win over Chattanooga
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Reserve JD Notae scored 18 of his season-high 20 points in the second half and Jacksonville heated up after the intermission and beat Chattanooga 74-66 on Saturday in a tournament hosted by South Alabama.
Chattanooga downs Cumberland (TN) 92-61
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Easley and Thomas Smallwood each scored 18 points and Chattanooga poured it on in the second half to beat Cumberland (TN) 92-61 on Tuesday night.
Chattanooga led 42-32 before the NAIA-member Phoenix got a 3-point play from Ty Sean Powell. Following a layup by Smallwood, Andrew Rogan buried a 3-pointer to cut the deficit to 44-38 with 17:16 to play.
Mayo’s career-best 40 leads E. Kentucky over Chattanooga
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Mayo grabbed 12 rebounds and scored a career-high 40 points, including 13 straight in a game-changing second-half rally, and Eastern Kentucky beat Chattanooga 81-78 on Saturday night for coach A.W. Hamilton's first Division I win.
Chattanooga tops Charlotte 80-69, spoils Ron Sanchez’s debut
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jerry Johnson Jr. scored 18 points and Chattanooga spoiled Ron Sanchez's head coaching debut with an 80-69 victory over Charlotte on Tuesday night.
The 49ers closed within 62-55 after trailing by more than 10 for most of the second half and cut the deficit to seven again at 70-63 with 3:22 left. From there, the Mocs closed the game on a 10-5 run.
Donovann Toatley added 17 points, Thomas Smallwood scored 14 and Kevin Easley had 13 for Chattanooga.