Lady Mocs rout Wofford

Lady Mocs rout Wofford

February 4th, 2013 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team led Wofford 24-23 at the half tonight at Benjamin Johnson Arena. What was a tight game turned into a rout as UTC dominated the second half and won 63-44.

The win is the Lady Mocs' 32nd straight against the Terriers. Alex Black led UTC with 14 points, going 3-for-3 from 3-point range. Taylor Hall added six points and eight rebounds.

The Lady Mocs (18-3, 11-1 Southern Conference) moved into first place by itself in the league standings. Davidson (13-8, 10-1) is off until Saturday.

The Lady Mocsled 24-23 at the half despite making just 9 of 29 first-half shots (31 percent), while the Terriers went 10-for-22 (45 percent) from the field. Wofford also has a 22-12 rebounding advantage.

UTC was up 41-35 with 10:17 to play and ran away from the Terriers the rest of the way. The Lady Mocs host Samford on Wednesday at McKenzie Arena.

For more Mocs coverage, see tomorrow's Times Free Press. You can also follow beat writer John Frierson on Twitter at twitter.com/mocsbeatCTFP.