The Chattanooga Mocs men's basketball team looks to make it four in-a-row when it hosts a red-hot Milwaukee squad, winners of their last five, on Tuesday evening inside McKenzie Arena. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET on ESPN+ with the annual "Teddy Bear Toss" festivities commencing at halftime.
Chattanooga (5-3) earned its third-straight win with an 82-71 victory on the road at Gardner-Webb on Saturday in the two teams second overall meeting. UTC erased yet another halftime deficit with a strong defensive effort in the final half, holding GWU to lowly FG% (27.3%) and 3PT FG% (18.2%) marks during the span.
UTC has trailed at the break in all three wins during the current streak.
Jake Stephens dazzled with another incredible performance, scoring 26 points on 8-of-13 shooting (3-of-6 3PT) while grabbing a game-high nine rebounds and blocking a game-best five shots. Dalvin White (12) and Jamaal Walker (10) each reached double figures in scoring to aid the victors. UTC knocked down 12 threes in the win with the current 11.9 3PT per game average this season ranking second in NCAA DI.
Milwaukee (7-3) comes to the Scenic City for the first time since 1991 as the Panthers hold a current five-game win streak, most recently defeating IUPUI 74-61 on Saturday. In addition to the Jaguars, Milwaukee has earned wins over Green Bay, SEMO, Boston and UC Davis during the current winning streak.
Fans can watch the game LIVE on ESPN+ through the Watch ESPN and ESPN App platforms or fans can also listen LIVE on WFLI 96.1 FM/100.3 FM/ 1070AM in Chattanooga as well as the Varsity Network app.