published Monday, February 11th, 2013

Lady Mocs trail Spartans at half

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team, which sits atop the Southern Conference standings, has its hands full with 10th-place UNC Greensboro tonight at McKenzie Arena.

UTC, winners of 10 straight games and 23 in a row at the Roundhouse, trail the Spartans 32-31 at the half. UNCG’s Jessica Collins went 4-for-4 from 3-point range and hit two in the final minute to give the Spartans the lead.

The Lady Mocs did a lot well in the opening 20 minutes — 23 rebounds, five steals, 42.4 percent shooting — but they also turned the ball over 10 times.

Collins leads all scorers with 16 points, she’s 6-for-7 from the field, and Ashlen Dewart leads UTC with nine points and six rebounds.

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

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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