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Manager madness

| January 16, 2018
Manager madness

What if I told you there was a team ranked first in the country on our campus? They can be found on the sidelines of every 49er basketball game. It’s the Charlotte 49ers manager basketball team. After weeks of games, the team is sitting atop the rankings for Manager Games, an unofficial twitter ranking. We […]

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Western Kentucky remains undefeated in win over Charlotte

| January 14, 2018
Western Kentucky remains undefeated in win over Charlotte

Charlotte (5-11, C-USA: 1-4) lost their third straight conference game after falling 73-63 to Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (13-5, C-USA: 5-0). Despite the scoring efforts of Jon Davis and Andrien White, who combined scored 44 of Charlotte’s 63 points, Western Kentucky remains undefeated in conference play after the win in Halton Arena. “Western Kentucky is a […]

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Charlotte falls to Marshall in C-USA home opener

| January 12, 2018
Charlotte falls to Marshall in C-USA home opener

In a high scoring affair, the 49ers could not take down the Thundering Herd as Charlotte falls 91–83. This is Charlotte’s first conference home game of the season and their third loss in conference play. Marshall improved their conference record to 3–1. Despite the loss, Charlotte junior Jon Davis scored a Halton Arena record 38 […]

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Since you’ve been gone

| January 8, 2018
Since you’ve been gone

While students were nestled all snug in their beds over Christmas break, changes were being made in the Charlotte 49ers Athletic Department. From coaching hiring, firing, retiring and more, here’s a run-down of what happened while you were out. Rose announces her retirement The Thursday before classes resumed it was announced that Director of Athletics, […]

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Last second shot leads to 70-68 Niner win

| January 5, 2018
Last second shot leads to 70-68 Niner win

Charlotte won a hard fought road game on Thursday night by a last-second tip-in from Milos Supica to give the Niners a 70-68 victory over North Texas (9-7, 2-1 C-USA). The Serbian big man scored the game winning put-back off of a missed 3-point shot from Andrien White. With this victory, Charlotte moves to a […]

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Charlotte loses C-USA Opener 89-58

| December 31, 2017
Charlotte loses C-USA Opener 89-58

Charlotte (4-8, 0-1) finished their final game in 2017 with a loss to Old Dominion (10-3, 1-0) 89-58. The Niners allowed a season-high 89 points. Charlotte got off to a slow start and could not bring it back before the game got out of control. After starting the season off 3-2, The Niners have lost […]

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Cohesion key after coaching change

| December 30, 2017
Cohesion key after coaching change

The past few weeks have brought a lot of change for the Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball program. In the midst of exam week and after starting the season 3-6, it was announced Mark Price would no longer be at the helm of the team. Taking the reins as interim head coach was Houston Fancher, an […]

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Charlotte falls to USF in a close one

| December 22, 2017
Charlotte falls to USF in a close one

The Charlotte 49ers could not bounce back from their victory Monday and suffered their seventh loss of the season against the USF bulls in a close one, 78 – 76. This marked Charlotte’s final non-conference game before they enter conference play. The Niners started off the game when senior Austin Ajukwa burying his first three-pointer […]

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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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Price out as head coach

| December 14, 2017
Price out as head coach

Mark Price will no longer be the head coach for the Charlotte 49ers basketball team, Chancellor Dr. Philip Dubois and Athletic Director Judy Rose announced Thursday afternoon. Price was in his third year with the program, so far this season the team is 3-6. Assistant coach Houston Fancher will serve as interim head coach. This […]

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A Look Ahead

| December 7, 2017
A Look Ahead

Over Christmas break, students get to enjoy some off time with their families and friends after a long fall semester and a week full of exams. For student-athletes, it’s a different story. The men’s and women’s basketball team members stay on-campus to practice and get better over break, same as Thanksgiving break. Men’s Basketball Over […]

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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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November Report: Men’s Basketball

| December 5, 2017
November Report: Men’s Basketball

  The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team wrapped up the November portion of their 2017-18 schedule with a 3-3 record. The record could be worse, but it could also be better. The team left several plays, and maybe even a couple wins, on the floor. Season Recap 11/10: Charlotte opened up the season against Methodist […]

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Preview: 49ers, Demon Deacons to Clash in Halton

| December 5, 2017
Preview: 49ers, Demon Deacons to Clash in Halton

The Charlotte 49ers are set to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in Halton Arena. Last Time Out A year ago on Wednesday, these two teams clashed in Winston-Salem and the Demon Deacons defeated the 49ers, 91-74. Senior Braxton Ogbueze led the charge for Charlotte offensively with 20 points. […]

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