Mocs Travel To Lispcomb For Mid-Day Hoops Wednesday

  • Tuesday, November 28, 2023
The Chattanooga Mocs men’s basketball team will suit up for its first road game in a 19-day span with an early Wednesday clash against in-state foe Lipscomb inside Allen Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Tip-off is set for 12 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. CT on ESPN+.

Chattanooga (5-1) enters the matchup coming off Sunday’s 72-56 wire-to-wire victory over SEMO during the final day of the Coke Zero Sugar Classic held inside McKenzie Arena. The Mocs bounced back from its first loss of the season on Friday to Evansville in overtime, a game in which UTC saw a second-half, 20-point lead evaporated down the stretch.

The sophomore duo of Sam Alexis and Honor Huff continue to pace the Chattanooga offense in the early going of the season with the latter leading the team with a 16.8 points per game average and the former totaling a team second-best 14.8 average.
Alexis is also averaging a SoCon-best 12.0 rebounds and is currently the only player in NCAA DI basketball averaging at least 14.0 points and 12.0 rebounds per game while shooting better than 67.0% (67.9%) from the field.

Lipscomb (5-3) heads into the midweek match-up winners of five of its last six with three of the five wins coming away from its home arena. The Bisons most recently defeated SoCon-member Wofford 85-78 on Sunday in Montreal, Quebec as part of the North Classic MTE event and finished the weekend with a 2-1 record, picking up an additional win over UNC Asheville (86-75) and dropping a contest to Bowling Green (82-61).
Chattanooga (5-1) at Lipscomb (5-3)
12 p.m. ET · Allen Arena (Nashville, Tenn. · 5,028)
All-Time Series · Lipscomb leads 18-12 (last: LIP 72, @UTC 66, 11/23/22)
LISTEN · WFLI 96.1FM, 100.3FM, 1070AM – Varsity Network –
FOLLOW · X/Twitter: @GoMocsMBB  
Chattanooga · Lipscomb · SoCon

Lipscomb currently holds the edge in the all-time series history with an 18-12 edge in the previous 30 meetings between the two programs. The Bisons captured a 72-66 victory inside McKenzie Arena last season on 11/23/22. Chattanooga carried a six-game win streak into last November’s meeting before seeing it snapped. UTC has won three-straight in Nashville.
Chattanooga Red Wolves Drop USL Jägermeister Cup In Penalty Kicks
  • 7/22/2024

The Chattanooga Red Wolves were on the road for Round 6 of the USL Jägermeister Cup to face One Knoxville SC. After a scoreless first half, Knoxville took a 1-0 lead through regulation time, ... more

Lookouts Pitchers Dominate Again In 4-1 Win Over Barons
  • 7/22/2024

For the third game in a row the Lookouts received a stellar pitching performance, this time from starter and former first rounder Chase Petty. Petty tossed five innings, allowing only one run ... more

Golf Notebook: Bear Trace Hosting State Men’s Four-Ball This Week
Golf Notebook: Bear Trace Hosting State Men’s Four-Ball This Week
  • 7/21/2024

Summer is normally time for fun on the waters of Lake Chickamauga. But this week, there will also be plenty of action along the shores near Harrison Bay. Bear Trace at Harrison Bay, the Jack ... more