Women’s Basketball: Mocs clinch SoCon regular season crown on Senior Day

Photo by Mallorie Bryan:  Ka'Vonne Towns finished she Senior Day with a big win over ETSU

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — A crowd of 3,309 witnessed the women’s basketball team complete their second straight undefeated Southern Conference season with a 64-42 win over ETSU. Ka’Vonne Towns, Lilburn, Ga., kicked off her senior day by knocking down three quick 3-pointers, helping the Mocs jump out to score the first 15 points of […]

Women’s basketball deserves better support

Editorial — The women’s basketball team is ranked No. 20 in the nation, and all roads are pointing to head coach Jim Foster winning his second straight Southern Conference Championship, along with another NCAA Tournament berth. They’ve beaten the likes of Villanova, Tennessee and Stanford, yet the student support at games is minimal. We at the […]

Women’s basketball will host Senior Day game against ETSU

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By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., —This senior day for the women’s basketball team will commemorate three seniors who have taken their own unique paths. Although all three were brought in under former coach Wes Moore, current coach Jim Foster has wasted no time in making a significant impact on their careers. Perhaps none more than […]

Women’s basketball improves to 10-0 in the SoCon

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The No. 21 ranked women’s basketball team easily defeated UNCG 76-52 by spreading out the attack with three players scoring in double figures. “I can’t have a negative opinion when we shoot 52 percent, 21 assists and 12 turnovers,” head coach Jim Foster said. “I thought we did a good […]

No. 21 ranked Women’s basketball team dominates Wofford at home


By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The women’s basketball team defended their no. 21 ranking by completing a 68-41 rout over Wofford. The victory improved UTC’s conference record to 9-0, and boosted their winning streak to 17 games. The Mocs wasted no time showing their dominance on defense. Along with being held to a mere 18 […]

Women’s basketball defeats Mercer at home

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By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — A 16-0 second half run helped the women’s basketball team put away Mercer on Saturday to push their winning streak to 15 games. Every UTC player who saw the floor in the first half tallied an assist in the 71-59 victory. The unselfish play led to a 63 percent shooting […]

Women’s basketball defeats Samford to stay undefeated in the SoCon

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The women’s basketball team showed their versatility on Monday night, downing Samford 49-32 in the midst of tough shooting. UTC was unable to surpass the 40 percent mark from the field, and shot just 38 percent in the first half and closed the game at 35 percent. However, they were […]

Q & A: Basketball’s Keiana Gilbert discusses her freshman season

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Freshman Keiana Gilbert from Columbia, Tenn., has played a vital role in UTC’s hot start so far this season. The Mocs are 12-3 entering conference play, with Gilbert leading the team in points, steals and minutes played. In UTC’s upset victory over Tennessee, Gilbert scored a career-high 27 points, […]

Basketball season is underway for UTC

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The men and women’s basketball teams have finished the bulk of their non-conference season, and have now entered their early league competition for the Southern Conference championship. The men’s team has already played the likes of the Citadel, Furman, and Wofford as far as in-league competition goes, and they have […]

UTC women’s basketball upsets No. 4 Tennessee

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — For the second time in three years, the women’s basketball team defeated the Tennessee Lady Volunteers Wednesday night, 67-63. “My hats off to them they played an outstanding game,” Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick said. “I don’t know what coach Foster’s game plan was, but I’m sure they followed it to […]