CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Z. Mason had 15 points and eight rebounds, and Chattanooga pulled away from The Citadel for a 70-65 victory in a Southern Conference game Thursday night, handing the Bulldogs their ninth consecutive loss.
The Citadel held a 51-42 advantage with 12:29 left with the help of a pair of 3-pointers from Scyoc and five points from Goselle, and still led 54-44 with 11:36 left.
Hampton made two 3-pointers to tie it at 62 with 4:31 remaining, and Mason scored six points, four on free throws, down the stretch to secure the victory.
Avery Johnson's first season as a college coach was a success by most measures, and he'll aim to keep the Crimson Tide rolling in the right direction.
Malik Newman, who had widely been considered a one-and-done player, has chosen to transfer to Kansas to continue his college career.
Two late June events provided a great start on the 2020 class and a look at some new 2019 talent.