Christopher Leads Lady Mocs Past Furman, 60-57

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Kayla Christopher scored the final four points of the game to lead the UTC Lady Mocs to a 60-57 road win over Furman on Saturday afternoon.

Christopher, who finished with 16, hit a jump shot after an Ashlen Dewart layup put UTC up 56-55 with 2.21 to play. Christopher also had two free throws in the closing seconds.

A long-distance try at a 3-pointer by Furman bounded off the rim as time expired.

The Lady Mocs improve to  17-3, 10-1 SoCon with their seventh straight victory.

UTC entered the game tied with Davidson for the Southern Conference lead.

Furman  falls to 8-12, 4-7.

 SoCon), which had won its last two games prior to meeting UTC, got a game high 18-point performance from Brittany Hodges and 15-point effort from Teshia Griswold. 

UTC, which beat Furman 83-40 at home, trailed 39-32 early in the second half before going on an 11-2 run topped off by a Ka'Vonne Towns three.

Dewart, who played only 20 minutes due to foul trouble, finished with 13 points.


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