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Jean-Baptiste leads Chattanooga past South Alabama 90-72

Nov. 15, 2019 10:38 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — David Jean-Baptiste scored a career-high 25 points as Chattanooga beat South Alabama 90-72 on Friday night. Jean-Baptiste sank 10 of his 14 shots, including 5 of 6 on 3-pointers. Matt Ryan added 20 points for the Mocs (3-1). Ramon Vila had 17 points, while Rod Johnson added five...

Ryan scores 21 to lift Chattanooga over Troy 74-68

Nov. 12, 2019 10:25 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Matt Ryan scored 21 points and David Jean-Baptiste added 13 as Chattanooga defeated Troy 74-68 on Tuesday night. Troy led 41-27 when Zay Williams opened the second-half with an alley-oop dunk. UTC gradually whittled away its deficit, drawing within one point, 54-53, with 8:12 remaining....

Johnson lifts Chattanooga past Tennessee State 59-57

Nov. 9, 2019 7:44 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Ryan and David Jean-Baptiste each drilled a 3-pointer in the final 90 seconds to allow Chattanooga to hold off Tennessee State, 59-57 on Saturday. Ryan's trey broke a 52-52 tie and put the Mocs ahead for good with 1:27 remaining. After Jy'lan Washington scored at the basket...

Hicks lifts E. Kentucky over Chattanooga 79-68

Nov. 5, 2019 10:48 PM EST

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Darius Hicks recorded 18 points and 12 rebounds to lift Eastern Kentucky to a 79-68 win over Chattanooga on Tuesday night. Houston King had 19 points for Eastern Kentucky. He also had seven turnovers but only two assists. Jomaru Brown added 14 points. Lachlan Anderson had nine rebounds...

Chattanooga extends coach Lamont Paris' deal by 2 years

Sep. 19, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga has extended coach Lamont Paris' contract by two years through the 2024-25 season going into his third season of his original deal. Athletic director Mark Wharton announced the extension Thursday. Chattanooga won 88 games over four seasons before Paris took over a team...