Tigers Beat Chattanooga - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Carrie Anderson

Tigers Beat Chattanooga

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Doneal Mack scored 19 points and

Shawn Taggart notched a double-double for Memphis in an 83-71 win

against Chattanooga in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Thursday night.

Mack was 5-for-9 from 3-point range, and Taggart scored 16

points and 11 rebounds for the No. 13 Tigers (3-0) in the win. Mack

and Taggart also added two blocks and three steals each. Robert

Dozier added 18 points and eight rebounds.

Stephen McDowell led the Mocs (0-3) with a game-high 27 points,

including a 7-for-12 mark from behind the 3-point arc. Nicchaeus

Doaks added 15 points and 16 rebounds.

Memphis shot 51.7 percent (30 of 58) from the field for the game

compared to 40.3 percent (25 of 62) for Chattanooga. The Tigers led

47-35 at the half and led by as many as 19 points, three minutes

into the second.

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