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.

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)
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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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