Taylor helps Chattanooga defeat Longwood 74-70
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP)—Ricky Taylor scored 21 points and Ridge McKeither added 19 on Saturday to lead Chattanooga to a 74-70 victory against Longwood in the seventh-place game of the South Padre Island Invitational.
Taylor was 4-of-6 from 3-point range for the Mocs (3-3).
Antwan Carter and Dana Smith had 18 points each for Longwood (0-7).
Chattanooga, which trailed by seven points at halftime, took a 73-70 lead on a jumper by Keegan Bell with 33 seconds remaining. Longwood’s Kevin Swecker missed a 3-point attempt in the final seconds, and Taylor concluded the scoring with a free throw.