RSSMen’s Basketball

Year in review

| April 27, 2018
Year in review

The 2017-18 year flew by, take a minute and look back at some of the top moments from this year. Women’s golf tees off for the first time The team was added to the lineup in an effort to offer more women’s athletics after football was brought in. Coach Holly Clark started laying the foundation […]

Continue Reading

Hill hires mens basketball coach

| March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Hill hires mens basketball coach

Chancellor Phillip DuBois and Athletic Director Mike Hill have made a big move in hiring Charlotte’s new men’s basketball coach, Ron Sanchez. “I would like to thank Chancellor Dubois and Director of Athletics Mike Hill for this incredible opportunity,” Sanchez said. “I am honored and humbled that they have entrusted me with their men’s basketball […]

Continue Reading

Charlotte gets a win over FAU in final game

| March 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Charlotte gets a win over FAU in final game

Charlotte (6-23, 2-16 C-USA) had three players in double-figures as they beat Florida Atlantic (12-18, 6-12 C-USA), 85-78, on Senior Night at Halton Arena. The win snapped the 49ers 15-game losing streak. The 49ers three in double figures were Jon Davis, senior Austin Ajukwa and Andrien White. Davis led the 49ers with 28 points (17 […]

Continue Reading

Charlotte basketball drops 13th straight at Western Kentucky

| February 23, 2018 | 0 Comments
Charlotte basketball drops 13th straight at Western Kentucky

Jon Davis led Charlotte (5-21, 1-14 C-USA) with 20 points, three rebounds, and six assists, but the 49ers fell to Western Kentucky (21-7, 13-2 C-USA), 93-55, on the road. Charlotte had three players in double figures: Davis, Jailan Haslem and Milos Supica. Haslem had 11 points and five rebounds. Supica added 11 points and led […]

Continue Reading

49ers lose in a thriller to UTSA

| February 18, 2018
49ers lose in a thriller to UTSA

Andrien White led Charlotte (5-20, 1-13 C-USA) with 25 points, six rebounds, and four  assists but they were unable to knock off UT San Antonio (15-12, 8-6 C-USA), falling 97-89 in overtime. Charlotte had three players in double figures: White, Jon Davis and Luka Vasic.  Davis had 19 points, six rebounds and eight assists.  Vasic […]

Continue Reading

Men’s basketball drops 11th straight in heart-breaking fashion

| February 16, 2018
Men’s basketball drops 11th straight in heart-breaking fashion

Charlotte was leading by one with under six seconds remaining and was about to earn their first win in the last 11 contests but the 49ers allowed Paul Thomas for UTEP to score the game-winning layup with two seconds remaining, leading to the Niners heartbreaking loss 87-86. “You’re one or two plays away from securing […]

Continue Reading

49ers drop ninth straight at Louisiana Tech

| February 9, 2018
49ers drop ninth straight at Louisiana Tech

Jon Davis led Charlotte (5-17, 1-10 C-USA) with 24 points, eight assists and eight rebounds, but they were unable to get the win against Louisiana Tech (15-10, 6-6 C-USA), falling 83-65 Thursday night. Charlotte had two players in double figures, Davis and Najee Garvin. Garvin had 12 points and two rebounds. Austin Ajukwa added nine […]

Continue Reading

Just like old times

| February 6, 2018
Just like old times

In 1985, Jeff Mullins inherited a last place team in the Sun Belt conference, and three years later he would take them to the conference championship for an incredible win. The Niners would receive an automatic bid into the NCAA tournament, being the only team in the conference to get one, their first since 1977. […]

Continue Reading

The 49ers comeback falls short against Middle Tennessee

| February 4, 2018
The 49ers comeback falls short against Middle Tennessee

The short-handed 49ers (5-16, 1-9 C-USA) gave Conference USA leader Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (18-5, 10-1 C-USA) all they had falling, 78-73, in Halton Arena. Jon Davis led the 49ers with 20 points on 50 percent shooting from the field and four assists. 15 of Davis’s points came in the second half. Najee Garvin scored […]

Continue Reading

Niners hold their own with UAB; can’t get a win

| February 2, 2018
Niners hold their own with UAB; can’t get a win

Even with Andrien White dropping 23 coming off of an injury to lead Charlotte (5-15, 1-8 C-USA), they were still unable to pull out a win over UAB (15-8, 6-4 C-USA). The Niners lost 76-64 after being tied 40-40 at the half. “We didn’t have to play from behind tonight, we got off to a […]

Continue Reading

Charlotte drops to ODU, losing streak reaches 6

| January 28, 2018
Charlotte drops to ODU, losing streak reaches 6

Ryan Murphy scored a career-high 27 points tonight for the Niners but it was not enough as Charlotte fell to Old Dominion (16-4, 7-1 C-USA) at home 88-66. With this loss, Charlotte falls to a 5-14 overall record and 1-7 in conference play. The Niners are currently on a six game losing streak and have […]

Continue Reading

Fancher ties on apron for cancer fundraising

| January 26, 2018
Fancher ties on apron for cancer fundraising

Men’s basketball head coach Houston Fancher changed roles to a sandwich artisan at the Subway on campus for an hour on Tuesday, Jan. 23, as a part of Subway’s Coaches Versus Cancer fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. “I think it’s imperative we stand up and fight this. It’s not going to go away on its […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

49ers fall to FIU

| January 21, 2018
49ers fall to FIU

The 49ers only had two players in double-figures, which was not enough to give Charlotte (5-13, 1-6 C-USA) a second conference win. FIU (9-11, 3-4 C-USA) dominated most of the night to beat Charlotte 79-59. Charlotte’s two players in double-figures were Jon Davis and Ryan Murphy. Davis finished with 15 points, two rebounds and three […]

Continue Reading