Saturday, December 29, 2012
- by B.B. Branton
Redshirt freshman John Brown continued to impress McKenzie Arena fans as he scored a game-high 25 points, along with six rebounds and two steals as High Point (N.C.) Univ. defeated Austin Peay, 76-74, in the Dr. Pepper Classic consolation game played tonight.
Host Chattanooga faces Utah Valley State in the championship game at 7.
In Friday's games, UTC defeated High Point, 68-61, while Utah Valley stopped Austin Peay, 84-77.
Brown was 8 of 19 from the field and 9 of 12 at the free throw line, while teammate Allan Chaney contributed 10 points and five rebounds. The Panthers improve to 5-7.
Against UTC, Brown had a double-double with 26 points and 13 rebounds.
Austin Peay (4-10) had four players in double figures, led by Anthony Campbell with 23 points and nine rebounds, while Will Triggs had 14 points and eight rebounds.
Halftime: High Point, 39-34
FG%: High Point, 42.4%-41.9%
FT%: High Point, 73.3%-68.0%
3-Pt FG%: High Point, 33.3%-27.8%
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