CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Z. Mason had 15 points and eight rebounds, and Chattanooga pulled away from The Citadel for a 70-65 victory in a Southern Conference game Thursday night, handing the Bulldogs their ninth consecutive loss.

Drazen Zloravic scored 14 points and Ronrico White and Dontay Hampton had 11 each for the Mocs (7-9, 2-1), who have won five of their past six games.

Matt Van Scyoc had 20 points and six rebounds for The Citadel (3-10, 0-3), Raemond Robinson scored 15, Mike Groselle 13 and Stephen Elmore 11.

The Citadel held a 51-42 advantage with 12:29 left with the help of a pair of 3-pointers from Scyoc and five points from Goselle, and still led 54-44 with 11:36 left.

Hampton made two 3-pointers to tie it at 62 with 4:31 remaining, and Mason scored six points, four on free throws, down the stretch to secure the victory.