Mocs Close Regular Season On The Road

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
The regular season is swiftly coming to a close for the Chattanooga Mocs. A mere two regular season games remain and they’re on the road.

It starts Friday night at UNCG and ends Sunday afternoon at VMI. Both games broadcast on ESPN3 and are rematches of tight finishes in McKenzie Arena earlier this season. The Keydets escaped Gig City with a one-point victory on a missed drive at the buzzer for the Mocs two nights before a double overtime thriller over the Spartans.

Close games are modus operandi for this team.
Despite all the injuries and missed games, they always seem to be in the game to the very end. It’s reached kind of a ridiculous level.

The four overtime games are a lot considering the minutes accumulated across the roster. That’s the most since 2014-15 and just two off the school record of six in 1988-89.

Just two Mocs have played in all 29 games this season in Makale Foreman and David Jean-Baptiste. Foreman slid over to the point guard role filling in admirably for injured sophomore Rodney Chatman with 18 points, three rebounds and three assists. Chatman is listed as day-to-day with a lower-leg injury.
   
With the regular season ending, March Madness is right around the corner and that means a four-day extravaganza in Asheville, N.C. The Southern Conference Championships are March 2-5 in the U.S. Cellular Center.

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