TROY, Ala. (AP) Matt Ryan scored 21 points and David Jean-Baptiste added 13 as Chattanooga defeated Troy 74-68 on Tuesday night.
Troy led 41-27 when Zay Williams opened the second-half with an alley-oop dunk. UTC gradually whittled away its deficit, drawing within one point, 54-53, with 8:12 remaining. The Trojans kept a slim lead for several minutes before UTC's Ryan hit a 3-pointer to tie it at 61 with 3:20 to go.
The Mocs took the lead for good, 65-63, when A.J. Caldwell made a three-point play at the 2-minute mark. UTC closed out the victory by making 4 of 5 free throws in the final 22 seconds.