CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Kevin Easley scored 20 points on four 3-pointers and grabbed six rebounds as Chattanooga held on late to edge Samford 80-75 on Saturday night.
Chattanooga led by two points at the break and opened the second half on a 10-0 run featuring 3-pointers by Johnson and David Jean-Baptiste to go up 51-39 with 17:35 to play. Samford battled back late, cutting it to 72-71 on a Robert Allen layup with 2:12 left but Jean-Baptiste and Easley drained a 3-pointer each after that for a 78-73 Mocs lead and they held on for the win.
Josh Sharkey had 22 points and seven assists for the Bulldogs (11-7, 1-4). Allen added 16 points and 10 rebounds. Ruben Guerrero had 16 points and nine rebounds.
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