Brief preview of The Citadel’s game at Chattanooga on Thursday night. Dogs play at Samford on Saturday, so assuring a 1-1 road trip would be nice for a team that’s suddenly on the uptick with two straight wins.
The Citadel at Chattanooga
WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday. WHERE: McKenzie Arena, Chattanooga, Tenn.
RECORDS: Citadel 6-15, 3-8; Chattanooga 8-14, 3-6
NOTES: The Citadel has won two straight, with wins of 69-63 over Wofford and 84-79 over Furman, to climb out of the SoCon South cellar … The Bulldogs trailed by 18 in the second half of the win at Furman, in which sophomore F P.J. Horgan scored a career-best 23 points … The Citadel scored 60 points and shot 74 percent in the second half of that game … The Bulldogs’ road record of 2-3 in the SoCon is actually tied for fourth-best in the league … The Citadel lost by 70-65 to Chattanooga on Jan. 10 … But Mocs guard Dontay Hampton, who hit three deep 3-pointers to pull out that game, is now out for the season after tearing his ACL again … The Mocs have lost four straight, three on the road, to fall to last place in the SoCon North.