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49ers fall to UAB on the road

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers fall to UAB on the road

Charlotte (11-12, C-USA: 5-7) was unable to maintain their early lead, as they fell UAB (15-10, C-USA: 8-4), 82-69 on the road Thursday. Jon Davis led the game in scoring once again with 24 points to go along with his five rebounds and four assists. Andrien White posted his 14th double-figure scoring game of the season […]

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PREVIEW: Men’s basketball starts three-game road trip at UAB

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Men’s basketball starts three-game road trip at UAB

The Charlotte 49ers (11-11, 5-6 C-USA) will embark on arguably their toughest three-game stretch of the season starting Thursday night at 8 p.m. at UAB (14-10, 7-4 C-USA), attempting to break the 22 straight home game win streak for the Blazers, dating back to 2014. Series Breakdown The 49ers and Blazers will meet for the […]

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49ers cruise by FIU; Ajukwa scores 30

| February 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers cruise by FIU; Ajukwa scores 30

The Charlotte 49ers (11-11, 5-6 C-USA) used a career-high 30 points and 11 rebounds from Austin Ajukwa to defeat the Florida International Golden Panthers 95-80 inside Halton Arena Saturday night. Charlotte also had three other players score in double digits, including Jon Davis (26), Braxton Ogbueze (17) and Andrien White. “Good bounce back win for […]

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Niners lose close battle with FAU

| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners lose close battle with FAU

After the Charlotte men’s basketball team started their contest against FAU shooting 100 percent from behind the arc, the 49ers (10-11, 4-6 C-USA) lost their spark and fell to the Owls (7-13, 3-6 C-USA) in a close one, 77-75. Jon Davis led all scorers with 19 points to go along with his season-high 9 assists, […]

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49ers take aim at FAU

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers take aim at FAU

The Charlotte 49ers (10-10, 4-5 C-USA) will return home Thursday night at 7 p.m. against Florida Atlantic (6-13, 2-6 C-USA) after a short two-game road trip that saw the team go 1-1. Last Thursday, the Niners defeated North Texas, 82-81, and on Saturday they dropped a contest against Rice, 67-84, to round out the week. […]

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Midterm report for men’s basketball

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Midterm report for men’s basketball

Picked eighth in the Conference USA preseason poll for the 2016-2017 season, the Charlotte 49ers currently sit in the 10th spot midway through conference play (10-10, 4-5 C-USA). The 49ers have gone through their highs and lows during their first nine games of conference action, with nine games remaining before heading to Birmingham, Alabama, for […]

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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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