CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Ricky Taylor scored nine of his 11 points in the final 4:53 as Chattanooga defeated Western Carolina 67-65 in a Southern Conference game on Saturday.
Chattanooga was 26 of 37 overall at the line for the game, to 14 of 26 for the Catamounts (4-6, 0-2).
Mike Williams scored 21 points and Keaton Cole 17 for Western Carolina. Cole hit a pair of 3-pointers early in the second half, when the Catamounts used a 14-3 burst to take a 30-26 lead after trailing 23-16 at halftime.
Troy Cage scored all five of his points for Chattanooga during a 16-4 run that gave the Mocs a 46-38 lead with 8:30 remaining.
Tawaski King added 12 rebounds and nine points for Western Carolina.