The Citadel knocks off East Tennessee State in OT, 84-76

Mar 4, 2022, 5:52 AM | Updated: 7:57 pm

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Hayden Brown and Tyler Moffe combined to score 49 points as No. 9-seed The Citadel knocked off eighth-seeded East Tennessee State, 84-76 in overtime in a first-round game of the Southern Conference tournament Friday night.

The Bulldogs advance to the tournament quarterfinals Friday, where they face top-seeded Chattanooga.

David Maynard hit two free throws with 13 seconds left in regulation to pull The Citadel even, 69-69, and force overtime.

Brown scored 27 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs (13-17, 6-12). Moffe had 22 points with four assists. Jason Roche and Maynard added 14 and 12 points, respectively.

David Sloan scored 17 points to lead East Tennessee State (15-17, 7-11). Ty Brewer and Ledarrius Brewer each had 14 points and Jordan King and Mohab Yasser each added 11 points wile Yasser grabbed 10 rebounds.

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