Lady Mocs Host Charleston Tonight

UTC Seeks 20th Straight Home Win

Monday, January 14, 2013
The Lady Mocs' Alex Black shooting.
The Lady Mocs' Alex Black shooting.
- photo by Tim Evearitt

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. --- The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team will host College of Charleston tonight at the McKenzie Arena with a tip off set for 7 p.m.

The Lady Mocs improved to 11-3 overall and 4-1 in Southern Conference play Saturday night with a 75-43 win against Georgia Southern. COC is 7-7 overall and 3-2 in the SoCon.

UTC averages 70.9 points per game, second-best in the SoCon, and gives up 55.9 ppg to its opponents with a scoring margin of 15 points per game, second best in the league.

Seeking 20 Straight: Chattanooga has won 19 straight at home over two seasons. The last home loss was a 57-56 setback to Appalachian State, Feb. 14, 2011.

Individual Team Leaders: Junior Ashlen Dewart ranks second in the league in scoring with 16.1 points per game and is 10th in rebounding with 6.4 per game.

Closing in on 500 rebounds: Dewart needs four rebounds to reach the 500 plateau for a career. She reached 1,000 points last season.

Senior Kayla Christopher leads the team in assists (38) and is second on the team in scoring (12.3 ppg) and is third in the league with 32 3-pointers and shoots 42.7 percent from beyond the arc. 

Scouting College of Charleston: After winning each of its first three Southern Conference matchups, the Cougars have stumbled with back-to-back losses to league-leading Davidson (65-57) at home and at Samford (56-47).

The College of Charleston is fourth in the SoCon for scoring with 59.7 points per game but seventh in scoring defense giving up 62.0 points per game.

Latisha Harris leads the Cougars with 14.3 points per game and is fourth in the league in rebounding with 8.9 boards per game. Alyssa Frye is second on the team in scoring (10.9 ppg) and fourth in the SoCon for 3-point field goal shooting at 39.0 percent. She has a league-high 2.8 3-pointers per game.

SERIES HISTORY
Chattanooga is 26-8 against the Cougars since the two teams first met in 1977. After putting together a 17-game win streak against College of Charleston from Feb. 2, 2002 until Feb. 9. 2009, Chattanooga has won each of the last three meetings including last season’s 57-31 win over the Cougars at the Roundhouse.

 

 

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