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Men’s basketball falls to Rice on the road

| January 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Men’s basketball falls to Rice on the road

The Charlotte 49ers (10-10, 4-5 C-USA ) traveled to Houston, Texas to take on the Rice Owls (14-8, C-USA: 4-5) in an 84-67 loss Saturday, Jan. 28th. The 49ers were led by Jon Davis, who put up 25 points along with two assists, while senior Braxton Ogbueze scored 15 points along with six rebounds. On top […]

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Niners get redemption game with Rice, Saturday

| January 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners get redemption game with Rice, Saturday

The Charlotte 49ers (10-9, 4-4 C-USA) will get their redemption game against the Rice Owls (13-8, 3-5 C-USA) Saturday night at 7 p.m., looking to earn their fourth-straight win and leave the state of Texas 2-0, after falling to the Owls 70-89 just a few weeks ago. In their first match-up back on Jan. 2, […]

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Charlotte looks for third straight win against C-USA opponent North Texas

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte looks for third straight win against C-USA opponent North Texas

Charlotte (9-9, 3-4 C-USA) is traveling to North Texas (6-13, 0-7 C-USA) Thursday for their second match up of the season. Charlotte won the December 31st contest by a score of 101-76. In that game, Charlotte had five double-digit scorers. The key to this game will be able to spread the ball around and find a […]

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Fulfillment in giving

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fulfillment in giving

In a fourth grade paper, men’s basketball assistant coach Tanner Smith documented his three wishes: to get a dog, to flourish in basketball and finally to help children facing cancer. Fast forward to current day and all three of those wishes have been fulfilled. Smith received a golden retriever puppy the following Christmas, he was […]

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Ajukwa making a difference

| January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ajukwa making a difference

We know that Austin Ajukwa is a 6-foot-7 guard that plays for Charlotte. The question is, where did he come from? Ajukwa hails from Columbia, S.C, and was the number two recruit in the state of South Carolina when he came out of Cardinal Newman in 2013. From there, he began his collegiate basketball career […]

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Davis drills last-second jumper to defeat ODU

| January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Davis drills last-second jumper to defeat ODU

The Charlotte 49ers (9-9, 3-4 C-USA) defeated the Old Dominion Monarchs (11-8, 4-3) 74-72 in front of 5,650 fans inside Halton Arena Saturday night, using 35 points from Jon Davis and a jumper with 0.2 remaining from the sophomore to beat the Monarchs in dramatic fashion. “Honestly, when I had the ball in the last […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte welcomes ODU for C-USA showdown

| January 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte welcomes ODU for C-USA showdown

The Charlotte 49ers (8-9, 2-4 C-USA) will welcome the Old Dominon Monarchs (11-7, 4-2 C-USA) to Halton Arena Saturday night at 8 p.m. for a Green Out, looking to jump to .500 on the season and pick up a much needed win against a defensive-minded ODU team. The 49ers got back on the right track […]

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Name a more iconic duo

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Name a more iconic duo

Jon Davis drives down the court, takes the ball almost to the rim before he dishes it out to fellow teammate Andrien White, who then converts from behind the arc to give Charlotte another three points. This is a charade that has occurred in basically every men’s basketball game since the two entered the program […]

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Charlotte 49ers handle Southern Miss at home

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers handle Southern Miss at home

The Charlotte 49ers (8-9, 2-4 C-USA) were back on their home court Saturday night to take on the Golden Eagles, ultimately beating Southern Miss 82-66 behind five double-figure scorers, led by Anthony Vanhook with 16 points and nine rebounds. “It was good to get a W tonight,” head coach Mark Price said. “It was something […]

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Charlotte’s comeback falls short, loses to La Tech

| January 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte’s comeback falls short, loses to La Tech

The Charlotte 49ers played the hearts out but in the end, it was not enough to complete the massive comeback in the second half. Down by as many as 23, the Niners (7-9, C-USA 1-4) still fell short in a nail biter game to the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (11-6, C-USA: 3-1) 79-73, in Halton Arena. […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte 49ers open three game home stand against Louisiana Tech

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte 49ers open three game home stand against Louisiana Tech

After the Niners fell in a high scoring loss to Marshall (110-93) over winter break, they are back again in Halton Arena and are preparing to make a comeback against Louisiana Tech. The 49ers are up for a challenge as the Bulldogs lead Conference USA with a 2-1 record. Last season Charlotte just fell short of defeating […]

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New year, same Niners?

| January 10, 2017 | 1 Comment
New year, same Niners?

After starting conference play with a win, the Charlotte men’s basketball team has failed to convert the next three games to a win and they hold a 1-3 conference record two weeks of the new year. After falling to ACC foe Maryland, Charlotte ended 2016 with a 101-76 victory over North Texas. The triple-digit performance […]

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Niner fall in high-scoring battle

| January 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niner fall in high-scoring battle

Anthony Vanhook led the team in scoring with a career-high 20 points, but it was not enough to push Charlotte over Marshall, losing 110-93 at the Cam Henderson Center in West Virginia on Saturday night. After the loss, the Niners dropped to 7-8 overall and 1-3 in Conference USA while Marshall improved to 11-6 and remain undefeated in […]

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Men’s basketball storms by North Texas on NYE

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Men’s basketball storms by North Texas on NYE

The Charlotte 49ers (7-5) defeated the North Texas Mean Green Friday afternoon inside Halton Arena 101-76, proving to be Charlotte’s fourth 100-point game this season. The 49ers had five players record double digits, including 20 points from Andrien White off the bench and 19 from sophomore point guard Jon Davis. “A great win to start […]

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JC Washington transferring from Charlotte

| December 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
JC Washington transferring from Charlotte

Charlotte 49ers head coach Mark Price announced today that junior forward JC Washington is transferring. Although there has not been any indication to where he will transfer, the news comes as a big blow to a Charlotte team that has used the Trinity Valley Community College transfer to help rebound the ball, averaging 4.3 a […]

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Charlotte loses on the road in close battle with Maryland

| December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte loses on the road in close battle with Maryland

Charlotte (6-5) had three players in double-figures led by Jon Davis who recorded his career high of 28 points. The 49ers led for most of the first half but lost to Maryland (12-1), 88-72. “Obviously we’re disappointed in the loss,” head coach Mark Price said. “We felt good going into halftime but give Maryland credit. They […]

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Charlotte falls to Florida

| December 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls to Florida

The Charlotte 49ers failed to capitalize in the Orange Bowl Classic, falling to the Florida Gators 87-46. Clemson transfer Austin Ajukwa played his first game as a 49er in the Sunshine State and took home a team-high 12 points for Charlotte (6-4) while the Gators (8-3) had three players with over 10 points in the contest. […]

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Charlotte snaps win streak with loss at Wake Forest

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte snaps win streak with loss at Wake Forest

The Charlotte 49ers three-game winning streak ended in ugly fashion Tuesday night against Wake Forest, falling to the Demon Deacons 91-74 in Winston-Salem. “It was a disappointing loss for us tonight,” head coach Mark Price said. “You have to give credit to Wake Forest. They really came out and jumped on us early and we […]

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Three schools, one player: The story of JC Washington

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
Three schools, one player: The story of JC Washington

New to the 49er basketball squad this season is junior college transfer JC Washington. The forward has taken advantage of all of the opportunities presented to him throughout his career. The Houston, Texas native began playing basketball in the seventh grade after being exposed to the game through his gym class. “My dad was a […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte hits the road to play Wake Forest

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte hits the road to play Wake Forest

The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball is headed an hour north of the Queen City to play Wake Forest. The Tuesday night matchup in Winston-Salem will be the eighth all-time matchup between the two schools, with the Deamon Deacons leading the series 5-2 against Charlotte. This is the second of four games against a ‘Power 5’ […]

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