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Conference conundrum

| January 22, 2018
Conference conundrum

After a telling loss against ODU to open up conference play, the Niners learned some things about themselves, things that they knew they would have to work on if they were going to win games. There are a few slumps that the team is working to get out of and even in the conference losses, […]

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Charlotte unable to make a comeback; loses to FAU 75-64

| January 19, 2018
Charlotte unable to make a comeback; loses to FAU 75-64

With Jon Davis seemingly getting back in his own rhythm and dropping 25, the Niners had three in double figures, but this would not be enough to give Charlotte (5-12, 1-5 C-USA) a second conference win. FAU (9-9, 3-3 C-USA) would come out on top at a score of 75-64. Davis lead the 49ers with […]

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White drops 30 points; Charlotte gets a win

| December 19, 2017
White drops 30 points; Charlotte gets a win

Andrien White, who had a 30-point game that tied his career-best, along with two others in double figures, helped Charlotte (4-6) push past four straight losses to a big win over East Carolina (5-5) at 69-50. The Niners were able to keep the Pirates down to four points for the first 10 minutes of play, […]

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Niners fall to Deacons; slip into 3-5 record

| December 6, 2017
Niners fall to Deacons; slip into 3-5 record

Charlotte (3-5) was unable to get a win in their meeting with Wake Forest (5-4), losing 80-57. The Niners were unable to keep up their work as a unit to play solid defense and maintain control and possession of the ball. Jon Davis lead the Niners with 14 points while Murphy would be just behind […]

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Niners lose battle for the Hornet’s Nest

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners lose battle for the Hornet’s Nest

Of only two Charlotte players in double digits, including Hudson Price with 10 for his third double figure scoring game of the season, Andrien White led the Niners with 22, stepping up to have his fourth double digit game this season in the midst of come-and-go teammate the evening, Jon Davis. Although the Niners came […]

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Pieces of a puzzle

| November 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Pieces of a puzzle

The Charlotte 49ers now have a record of 3-2 after cranking out a win in a close game against High Point at 70-67 this past Friday. The Niners are experiencing quite a battle with themselves, taking one step forward and two steps back fairly often early in the season. They continue to rush into a […]

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Niners pull out win over Blue Hose

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners pull out win over Blue Hose

Charlotte brought Presbyterian’s record to 1-4 Monday night and their own to 2-2, after pushing past the Blue Hose with a win at a score of 83-74. Jon Davis recorded his 49th career double figure scoring game and his 20th 20-point scoring game, leading the Niners with 24 points as well as recording 3 rebounds. […]

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Charlotte suffers first loss; Davis gets 1000th point

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte suffers first loss; Davis gets 1000th point

The Niners (1-1) were unable to comeback in their road game at Oklahoma State and lost the game 83-65. The loss seemed to be a combination of failing to knock down as many shots and preventing the Cowboys (2-0) from doing so, as well as the Niners could have. With any loss comes experiences to […]

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Racing to the finish

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Racing to the finish

Charlotte Cross Country consists of many incredible athletes whose hard work sometimes gets overlooked. Several of these athletes as well as their coaches have continuously proven this season especially, why that is changing. With Conference USA honors, top finishes by both teams including a championship title, as well as an individual title at both the […]

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Charlotte unable to clinch championship title

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte unable to clinch championship title

Charlotte (8-5-6) fell to ODU in the Conference USA Conference Championship at a score of 1-0. A very well contended game consisted of tough defenses throughout the entirety of play, but would not be enough for the Niners to push through and even up the score or get a win. In the 28th minute, Niko […]

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Charlotte moves past No. 8 in the nation FIU; earns shot at championship title

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte moves past No. 8 in the nation FIU; earns shot at championship title

The Charlotte 49ers (8-4-6) are on to the championship match after sailing past a formerly unbeaten and top-10 ranked FIU (11-1-4). They are hoping to continue their impressive postseason performance and grab the program its first championship title in four years, being the seventh in program history. FIU took the lead at 1-0 early on […]

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Garcia breaks a record; Niners win

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Garcia breaks a record; Niners win

Charlotte (19-10, 6-7 C-USA) beat UTSA for the first time 3-1 to get a bid into the conference tournament next week, through quite an incredible performance. Yumi Garcia, with 19 digs in that match broke a school record to both make history for herself and for her team. In just the seventh rally of the […]

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Niners beat New Mexico; move on to semi-finals

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners beat New Mexico; move on to semi-finals

Fourth seed Charlotte (7-4-6) is making their way through the Conference USA tournament. The Niners beat fifth seed New Mexico (8-6-4) in the quarterfinals by way of a penalty kick from Callum Montgomery. The lone goal was scored off of a penalty kick taken by Montgomery, but it was quite a play that would result […]

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Bruce named Offensive Player of the Week

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bruce named Offensive Player of the Week

After his performance against Kentucky on Saturday, redshirt junior Daniel Bruce was named Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week, for the 2nd time in his career. Bruce was awarded his first C-USA Offensive Player of the Week last season was earned through a game-winning goal over No. 3 Clemson. Bruce spent his first year […]

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