Scores

Final

Niagara 84

(10-3, 1-0 MAAC)

Chattanooga 99

(4-8, 0-1 Southern)

    8:00 PM ET, December 30, 2008

    McKenzie Arena, Chattanooga, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    NIAG 40 4484
    CHAT 43 5699

    Top Performers

    Niagara: A. Nelson 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 7 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    Chattanooga: S. McDowell 38 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Chattanooga 99, Niagara 84

    Associated Press

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Stephen McDowell scored a career-high 38 points and tied a school record with nine 3-pointers to lead Chattanooga past Niagara 99-84 in the final game of the 2008 Dr. Pepper Classic on Tuesday night.

    The Mocs (4-8), who scored 25 second-chance points, outrebounded Niagara 47-31. Nicchaeus Doaks grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds for Chattanooga.

    The Mocs led 43-40 at halftime before shooting 66.7 percent from the field (18 of 27) and 85 percent (17 of 20) from the free-throw line in the second half.

    Niagara (10-3) was 15 of 16 from the free-throw line in the first half before hitting 66.7 percent (8-for-12) in the second.

    Khhalil Hartwell added 20 and Doaks scored 18 for Chattanooga.

    Demetrius Williamson paced Niagara with 19 and Anthony Nelson and Tyrone Lewis added 16 each.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NIAG
    CHAT
    Points 84 99
    FG Made-Attempted 25-73 (.342) 32-56 (.571)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-38 (.289) 12-27 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-28 (.821) 23-32 (.719)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 20

    2008-09 Season

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