- Associated Press - Thursday, January 5, 2017

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Tre’ McLean scored 23 points and Chattanooga overcame an 11-point deficit in the first half to defeat Wofford 77-66 on Thursday night.

McLean was 6-of-10 shooting and made 10 of 11 free throws for the Mocs (11-4, 2-1 Southern), who made half of their 56 field-goal attempts.

Justin Tuoyo added 17 points, Casey Jones 14 and Makinde London 12.

Ryan Sawvell scored 14 points and Fletcher Magee and Eric Garcia 10 apiece for the Terriers (6-10, 1-2). Wofford leads the conference in 3-point percentage at 41.2 and improved on that, making 10 of 19 for 52.6 percent. However, the Terriers gave up 21 points off 14 turnovers.

McLean scored 13 points and Tuoyo 11 in the first half as the Mocs recovered from a 22-11 deficit to lead 36-27 at the break.

Wofford got within five, 51-46, midway through the second half but the Mocs scored the next 13 points.

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