Mocs Basketball Travels To Citadel Saturday

  • Friday, February 23, 2024
The Chattanooga Mocs men's basketball team is set for its final Southern Conference road contest of the season with a Saturday afternoon matchup at The Citadel inside McAlister Fieldhouse in Charleston, S.C. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. ET on ESPN+
 
Chattanooga (19-9, 11-4 SoCon) enters the weekend in a two-way tie for second place alongside UNCG in the regular season league standings with the Spartans ultimately claiming the No. 2 designation due to tiebreaking rules. Honor Huff has led the Mocs over the past three games while averaging a blistering 28.7 points per game over that span.
 
The Citadel (10-18, 2-13 SoCon) is coming off an 87-78 road loss at Mercer on Wednesday which followed a 76-51 home rivalry win over VMI last Saturday.
The Bulldogs have played to a 6-6 record at home this season with both conference victories occurring on its home floor.

Full game preview including coverage links, notes, and more can be found below.

GAME DETAILS
Chattanooga (19-9, 11-4 SoCon) at The Citadel (10-18, 2-13 SoCon)
1:02 p.m. ET · McAlister Fieldhouse (Charleston, S.C. · 6,000)
94th All-Time Meeting · UTC leads 73-20 (last: @UTC 90, CIT 62 – 1/27/24)
 
MEDIA COVERAGE
WATCH · ESPN+ / ESPN App / Watch ESPN
LISTEN · WFLI 96.1FM, 100.3FM, 1070AM – Varsity Network – GoMocs.com
LIVE STATS · GoMocs.com
FOLLOW · X/Twitter: @GoMocsMBB  

Chattanooga (19-9, 11-4 SoCon) rebounded from Sunday's defeat with a strong performance, defeating Wofford 81-65 on Wednesday night inside McKenzie Arena during the final stretch of SoCon regular season play. Leading 39-38 at the break, UTC used a 10-0 run to begin the second half to help break away from the Terriers. Honor Huff scored 29 points (11-19 FG, 5-11 3PT) to notch his third-straight 25+ scoring effort.

Chattanooga & The Citadel will meet for the 94th time in the all-time series history with UTC holding a 73-20 edge in the previous 93 meetings. The Mocs are 31-14 against the Bulldogs in Charleston despite dropping two of the last three. Chattanooga posted a dominating 90-62 victory over The Citadel at home earlier this season on January 27. UTC shot 60.3% in the win.
 
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