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UT-Chattanooga 73, Western Carolina 71

2/7/2004

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) -- Ashley Champion posted a double-double
with 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead Chattanooga to a 73-71
victory over Western Carolina on Saturday.

Jason Rogan also had 21 points and Chris Brown finished with 10
for the Mocs (13-8, 6-4 Southern Conference).

Kevin Martin, the nation's leading scorer, sat out most of the
first half in foul trouble but scored 23 points in the second half
for the Catamounts (11-10, 4-6). David Berghoefer had 14 points and
eight rebounds.

The Catamounts held a five-point lead with 2:33 left but
Chattanooga went on a 9-0 run to go back in front. Martin had a
final shot to tie it from just inside the free-throw line but it
rimmed out.

Kyle Greathouse also had 10 for the Catamounts, who made
20-of-28 free throws.