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Charlotte roles past North Texas in the 4th, win 82-70

| February 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte roles past North Texas in the 4th, win 82-70

The 49ers (14-9, 7-5 C-USA) capped off a three-game road trip with a win over North Texas Saturday afternoon, 82-70, scoring 32 points in the fourth quarter, but one of those points holding more value than most. On a night where Alexis Alexander tallied another double-double (20 points, 10 rebounds) and Laia Raventos had a […]

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Kira Gordon eclipses 1,000 career points

| February 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Kira Gordon eclipses 1,000 career points

Saturday afternoon, the prestigious Charlotte women’s basketball 1,000 point club opened their gates and welcomed the newest member, Kira Gordon. In the first quarter, 5:07 illuminated from the jumbotron overhead. Griffin Dempsey dribbled into the left corner and fed Gordon on the low block. The senior corralled the left-handed bounce pass and faced up her defender despite […]

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Charlotte dominates in second straight game, defeats North Texas

| February 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte dominates in second straight game, defeats North Texas

For the second straight game, Charlotte hit the century mark, defeating North Texas 103-79. This is the first time since 1991 the 49ers scored over 100 points in consecutive games. “Our guys are starting to get into a groove right now, they’re really playing well together,” head coach Mark Price said. “This was another good […]

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Charlotte closes their home stand against North Texas

| February 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte closes their home stand against North Texas

Coming off their season high 66 points in the second half against Rice, Charlotte battles North Texas in the final game of their homestand. The 49ers were down 10 at halftime against Rice, but put together a 39 point turnaround to claim their ninth victory of the year. All five starters scored in double figures for the fifth […]

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49ers men’s basketball proving to be a game of inches

| February 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers men’s basketball proving to be a game of inches

Ever heard the phrase, “football is a game of inches?” For those who have followed the Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team this year, it’s clear this phrase can be translated into basketball terms. A basket here or a defensive stop there and the 49ers record of 9-15 could easily be flipped. Eight games this season […]

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49ers women’s basketball seeks victory at North Texas

| February 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers women’s basketball seeks victory at North Texas

After defeating Rice, the 49ers embark on a 279 mile journey north to battle North Texas, Feb. 13. Road trips aren’t easy, especially when the total distance of travel is roughly 2,350 miles. However, the long weekends are much more manageable and enjoyable when winning basketball games. Fortunately for Charlotte, history favors the 49ers as […]

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3 takeaways from Charlotte men’s basketball’s landslide win over Rice

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
3 takeaways from Charlotte men’s basketball’s landslide win over Rice

Under Mark Price, the Charlotte 49ers are beginning to gain momentum and showing signs synonymous with Price. Without further ado, here’s out three takeaways from Charlotte men’s basketball’s landslide win over Rice: Price-like numbers from behind the arc The 49ers were absolutely lights-out behind the three-point line Thursday, Feb. 11 in their 102-73 rout of Rice. The […]

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3 things we learned from Charlotte women’s basketball’s midweek victory

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
3 things we learned from Charlotte women’s basketball’s midweek victory

The Charlotte 49ers picked up a valuable victory over a competitive Conference USA opponent Thursday, 69-58. While Rice fought back to close out the third quarter, the 49ers took pride in their defensive ability as the final 10 minutes rolled around. Charlotte’s poise and confidence in crunch time on the road proved to be the deciding factor. […]

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Charlotte bounces back against Rice

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte bounces back against Rice

Defense was key in Charlotte’s (12-9, 5-5) win Thursday, Feb. 11 against Rice (4-17, 3-7). The Owls kept it close through three quarters, but the 49ers pulled away in the fourth quarter finishing the night 69-58. Back-to-back Conference USA Freshman of the Week Grace Hunter finished the night with 19 points. Alexis Alexander also had […]

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Charlotte runs away at the second half, defeats Rice

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte runs away at the second half, defeats Rice

Charlotte is proving why it doesn’t matter how the game starts, but how it’s finished. The 49ers defeated Rice 102-73 Thursday, Feb. 11 in Halton Arena, outscoring the Owls 66-27 in the second half. “Big win for us,” Mark Price said after the game. “Got off to a slow start, but I challenged our guys to […]

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49ers look to bounce back against Rice

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers look to bounce back against Rice

Charlotte left Halton Arena Saturday heartbroken. Despite a second-half rally, the 49ers could not overcome Trey Freeman and Old Dominion. Charlotte’s last five losses have been by five points or less. Looking ahead to Thursday, the 49ers will host the Rice Owls in the second game of their homestand. Rice currently leads the all-time series […]

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The future is bright In Carolina

| February 10, 2016 | 3 Comments
The future is bright In Carolina

Super Bowl 50 didn’t play out the way any Panthers fan thought it would. After dismantling the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC Championship, it appeared that the Panthers were on the fast track to their first Super Bowl title in franchise history. That achievement will have to wait at least another year. While Sunday’s game […]

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49ers hit the road to tour Lone Star state

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers hit the road to tour Lone Star state

The Charlotte 49ers hit the road once again but tour the Lone Star State this time around. They’ll first stop of in Houston, Texas to battle Rice for the first matchup of their two-game road trip. The 49ers boast an unbeaten record against the Owls, 3-0, dating back to 2014. Since their first meeting with […]

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Nine new faces bolster an already talented 49ers women’s soccer squad

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Nine new faces bolster an already talented 49ers women’s soccer squad

With soccer season rapidly approaching and national signing day now in the past, Charlotte head coach John Cullen bolstered his already talented squad with nine new faces. Sophomore Martha Thomas led the 49ers in goals last season with 13 but the focus this offseason was to find her a partner, just as prolific in the attacking third. […]

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Hornets blow past Bulls

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Hornets blow past Bulls

After a comeback victory against Washington on Saturday, Feb. 6. the Hornets played their last home game before the all-star break on Monday, Jan. 8. against Chicago. Charlotte entered the matchup with a 2-1 advantage on the season against Chicago. The Bulls received discomforting news shortly before game time. Starting point guard Derrick Rose was ruled […]

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Griffin Dempsey: The Hero in Huntington

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Griffin Dempsey: The Hero in Huntington

The yellow digits of the Cam Henderson Center’s game clock blinks down, rapidly approaching zero. Green and white banners drape from the rafters parallel to each other overhead. Griffin Dempsey rolls around the baseline, inches from the Kelly green trim, with two arms extended as she locks eyes with teammate Alexis Alexander. Eight feet separate […]

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Black and blue Super Bowl review

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Black and blue Super Bowl review

It’s a black and blue day for Panther nation. Black and blue from the hurt of losing in the biggest game of the season. It is not just from the loss but from the way they lost. The Panthers did not look like the energetic, passionate and confident team that people grew accustomed to seeing […]

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5 reasons to attend 49ers tennis

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
5 reasons to attend 49ers tennis

Almost guaranteed to see Charlotte win Bottom line is that if you want to see your 49ers get the W this year, the chances are highest with tennis. This past season the men’s tennis team won 18 matches during the season, losing only to nationally ranked Wake Forest (No. 20), Duke (No. 4), NC State […]

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Charlotte drops another C-USA heartbreaker, 74-69 to ODU

| February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte drops another C-USA heartbreaker, 74-69 to ODU

The 49ers welcomed the Old Dominion Monarchs on Feb. 6 inside a blacked out Halton Arena, but neither the fans or the players could stop Trey Freeman of the Monarchs, who led ODU to an overtime victory with 38 points. Charlotte knew going into the night that they were going to have their hands full […]

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Charlotte falls short against Old Dominion

| February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls short against Old Dominion

After a bye on Thursday, the 49ers (12-9, 5-5) traveled to Old Dominion (10-12, 6-4) Saturday, Feb. 6 to face the Monarchs. After a competitive contest, the Monarchs came out on top beating the 49ers 94-85. Four out of the five starters ended the night in double-digits. Reigning C-USA Freshman of the Week Grace Hunter had […]

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