JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Grant Ledford had a career-high 25 points as Chattanooga topped East Tennessee State 83-77 on Wednesday night.

Ledford made 7 of 10 3-pointers. Malachi Smith added 20 points and nine rebounds for the Mocs (23-7, 13-4 Southern Conference).

Ty Brewer had 19 points and eight rebounds for the Buccaneers (14-16, 6-11 Southern Conference). Jordan King added 18 points. Mohab Yasser had 15 points.

The Mocs improve to 2-0 against the Buccaneers this season. Chattanooga defeated East Tennessee State 82-52 on Dec. 30.

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