Cochran leads Wofford past Chattanooga 78-58

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) -- Karl Cochran scored a career-high 30 points and Wofford raced to an 18-point halftime lead en route to a 78-58 victory over Chattanooga in a Southern Conference game on Saturday night.

Jarell Byrd added 13 points for the Terriers (11-17, 5-10), who had lost two in a row after a two-game winning streak.

Z. Mason scored 24 points and Gee McGhee had 13 for the Mocs (11-16, 6-8), who had won two in a row and three of four coming in.

Wofford led 17-13 at the 10:20 mark but outscored Chattanooga 28-14 to post a 45-27 halftime advantage.

The Mocs closed to 50-41 on Mason's jumper, but the Terriers again pulled away to secure the victory.

Wofford shot 51.9 percent from the field (27 of 52) and 50 percent on 3-pointers (11 of 22). Chattanooga ws 18-of-54 shooting from the field, 5 of 22 on 3-pointers.