Lady Mocs pull away from Cougars

Lady Mocs pull away from Cougars

January 7th, 2012 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team held the College of Charleston to 15 second-half points today in a 58-44 win at TD Arena.

Whitney Hood scored 16 points to lead the Lady Mocs (9-4, 4-0 Southern Conference), who also got nine points and 10 rebounds from Taylor Hall.

Latisha Harris was the star of the opening half for the Cougars (2-12, 1-4) with 15 points and seven rebounds, but UTC held her to just four points in the final 20 minutes.

The Lady Mocs led 35-34 with 16:16 remaining in the game. After that the Cougars didn't score for more than six minutes and UTC closed the game on a 23-10 run.

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