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Jones's late TD lifts Western Carolina over Chattanooga

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) TJ Jones scored on a 1-yard run in the final minute, lifting Western Carolina to a 32-29 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday.

Jones scored with 53 seconds remaining then the Catamounts stopped the Mocs on downs near midfield to preserve the win.

A 26-yard touchdown pass from Preston Hutchinson to Camden Overton gave Chattanooga a 29-24 lead with 6:13 left. The Catamounts (6-5, 4-4 Southern Conference) then drove 75 yards in 14 plays capped by Jones's clinching touchdown.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: P. Hutchinson2723
Passing TDs: P. Hutchinson17
Rushing Yards: A. Ford1190
Rushing TDs: A. Ford12
Receiving Yards: S. Phillips661
Receiving TDs: J. Mayes4
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2022
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 vs. Wofford W 31 - 0
9/10 at Eastern Illinois W 38 - 20
9/17 vs. North Alabama W 41 - 14
9/22 at Illinois L 0 - 31
10/1 at ETSU W 24 - 16
10/15 vs. VMI W 41 - 13
10/22 vs. Mercer W 41 - 21
10/29 at Furman L 20 - 24
11/5 at Citadel W 31 - 21
11/12 vs. Samford L 24 - 35
11/19 at Western Carolina L 29 - 32
Southern
  Conference Overall
8 Samford 8-0 11-1
11 Furman 7-1 10-3
21 Chattanooga 5-3 7-4
22 Mercer 5-3 7-4
Western Carolina 4-4 6-5
Wofford 3-5 3-8
Citadel 3-5 4-7
ETSU 1-7 3-8
Virginia Military 0-8 1-10
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4495 (35)
Passing Yards: 2738 (33)
Rushing Yards: 1757 (52)
Points per game: 29.1 (41)
Yards per game: 408.6 (31)
Touchdowns: 38 (41)
Field Goals: 11 (42)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3528 (16)
Passing Yards: 2338 (47)
Rushing Yards: 1190 (11)
Points per game: 20.6 (19)
Yards per game: 320.7 (13)
Touchdowns: 28 (20)
Field Goals: 8 (32)
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