CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Z. Mason had 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead Chattanooga over Elon 84-63 on Thursday.
Chattanooga (13-8, 7-0 Southern) won its ninth in a row and shot 45 percent from the field, including 7 of 13 from beyond the arc. Gee McGhee and Ronrico White both added 13 points. The Mocs held a 35-25 rebounding advantage.
Elon scored the first eight points of the game, but Chattanooga's 11-point run -- seven from Mason -- gave Chattanooga its first lead at 15-12. The teams traded the lead a couple of times before the Mocs closed the half on a 17-6 run, including McGhee's trey at the buzzer, to lead 41-32 at the break.
Chattanooga led by as much as 25 in the second half.