published Monday, December 19th, 2011

Lady Mocs beat WCU

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team had to hold off Western Carolina tonight at McKenzie Arena.

After leading by 16 points early in the second half, UTC held on for a 64-58 win to remain unbeaten in Southern Conference play. Alex Black went 10-for-10 from the free-throw line in the final six minutes and scored a career-high 15 points.

The win was the fifth in a row for UTC (7-3, 3-0 SoCon), while it was the fifth straight loss for the Catamounts (4-7, 0-4). UTC went 1 of 13 from the 3-point in the second half, while WCU was 5 of 12.

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about John Frierson...

John Frierson is in his seventh year at the Times Free Press and seventh year covering University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletics. The bulk of his time is spent covering Mocs football, but he also writes about women’s basketball and the big-picture issues and news involving the athletic department. A native of Athens, Ga., John grew up a few hundred yards from the University of Georgia campus. Instead of becoming a Bulldog he attended Ole ...

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