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Appalachian St. 83, UT-Chattanooga 61

BOONE, N.C. (AP) -- Nathan Cranford scored 23 points and six of
Appalachian State's school-record 16 3-pointers Saturday to lift
the Mountaineers past Chattanooga 83-61.

Demetrius Scott and Noah Brown each added 12 points for the
Mountaineers (13-9, 7-5 Southern Conference), who hit 16 of 30
shots from behind the arc. Cranford went 6-for-8 from 3-point
range, while Brown hit three 3s.

The 16 3-pointers broke the school record of 15, set in a 98-67
win against Millgan on Dec. 18. The school came into the season
with two games of 14 3-pointers in school history.

Chris Brown scored 18 points to lead Chattanooga (14-8, 7-5),
which has lost four of five.

Appalachian State scored 10 straight points to take a 26-10 lead
midway through the first half. Appalachian State led by seven with
about eight minutes left, but the Mountaineers sealed it with a
22-2 run that gave them an 81-54 lead late.

The Mountaineers scored 28 points off 26 turnovers by
Chattanooga.