Chattanooga tops UNC-Greensboro 72-54
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP)—Kevin Goffney scored 21 points to lead Chattanooga past North Carolina-Greensboro 72-54 Thursday night for the Mocs’ fifth straight win.
Chattanooga (9-10, 5-3 Southern Conference) won on the Spartans’ home floor for the first time since Feb. 11, 2006.
The Mocs took their largest lead of the first half into halftime at 37-30, then pulled away as UNC Greensboro (3-13, 2-5) shot only 7-for-25 from the field in the second half (28 percent). The Spartans were 17-for-52 for the game (32.7 percent).
Khalil Hartwell added 12 points for the Mocs and Niccaeus Doaks had 13 rebounds.
Chattanooga’s Stephen McDowell was 0-for-7 from 3-point range, ending his streak of games with a 3-pointer at 39. He had been tied for the third-longest active streak in the country.
Landon Clement led the Spartans with 17 points and Ben Stywall added 11.