Boxscore
Kansas 69, Chattanooga 55
Thursday, November 15, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas
Officials - Don Daily, Duke Edsall, Rick Hartzell
Attendance - 4145

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Chattanooga 36 19 55
Kansas 28 41 69

Recap


No. 7 Kansas 69, Tennessee-Chattanooga 55:
Ben McLemore scored 25 points and Elijah Johnson added 18 as the host Jayhawks rallied in the second half to defeat the upstart Mocs.

Jeff Withey added 11 points and 10 rebounds and Kansas (2-1) used a 19-1 spurt in the second half to turn a 12-point deficit into a six-point lead that thwarted the upset hopes of Chattanooga (1-1).

Farad Cobb scored 21 points on seven 3-pointers for the Mocs, shooting 6-for-7 in the opening half to help Chattanooga to a 36-28 halftime lead.

A 3-pointer by Ronrico White gave the Mocs a 42-30 lead with 18:05 to play before Kansas awoke. McLemore and Johnson scored six points apiece during the game-changing surge and Naadir Tharpe culminated the run with a 3-pointer - his only points - to give the Jayhawks a 49-43 edge with 12:44 remaining.

Kansas boosted the lead to 10 on a free throw by McLemore with 4:58 remaining and pulled away down the stretch.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Johnson was 7-of-10 from the field and connected on four of Kansas’ seven 3-pointers. … Cobb hit four 3-pointers in the final five minutes of the first half. The Mocs were 11-for-23 overall from behind the arc. … Kansas committed 10 of its 13 turnovers in the first half. Chattanooga committed 18 miscues.

Chattanooga Mocs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Drazen Zlovaric 23:00 5-12 0-0 0-0 2 2 4 0 4 0 3 0 10
Ronrico White 21:00 1-5 1-2 2-2 0 4 4 3 1 0 1 0 5
Zaccheus Mason 28:00 5-14 2-6 1-2 2 3 5 1 3 1 3 2 13
Casey Jones 16:00 0-3 0-1 0-0 2 2 4 1 3 0 3 0 0
Gee McGhee 30:00 0-5 0-4 1-3 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 0 1
Martynas Bareika 15:00 2-4 1-1 0-0 1 1 2 1 1 1 3 0 5
Lance Stokes 12:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0
Farad Cobb 24:00 7-9 7-9 0-0 2 3 5 0 1 0 1 0 21
Eric Robertson 15:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 0
Jared Bryant 9:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 3 1 1 0 0
Sam Watson 7:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-57 11-23 4-7 10 22 32 10 22 5 18 4 55
  35.1% 47.8% 57.1% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 18

Kansas Jayhawks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jeff Withey 28:00 5-8 0-0 1-3 2 8 10 1 1 0 0 6 11
Travis Releford 33:00 1-6 0-5 0-1 1 3 4 6 3 2 3 1 2
Elijah Johnson 29:00 7-10 4-6 0-0 0 2 2 4 2 2 4 0 18
Ben McLemore 35:00 8-18 2-6 7-10 4 4 8 3 2 1 1 0 25
Jamari Traylor 13:00 0-2 0-0 1-2 2 1 3 0 1 0 2 1 1
Kevin Young 19:00 2-4 0-0 1-2 4 3 7 0 1 0 1 0 5
Perry Ellis 20:00 1-3 0-0 0-1 2 2 4 0 2 1 1 1 2
Naadir Tharpe 17:00 1-6 1-5 0-0 0 2 2 5 1 1 0 0 3
Rio Adams 4:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Andrew White III 2:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 26-59 7-23 10-19 15 25 40 20 13 7 13 9 69
  44.1% 30.4% 52.6% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 13