Tag: 49ers Basketball

Pearson’s passions

| January 23, 2018
Pearson’s passions

While she excels on the court for the Charlotte Women’s basketball team, redshirt sophomore Dara Pearson has another passion: shoes. But first, here’s where her shoes have taken her so far: During her high school days at Hampton, Pearson averaged a triple-double her senior season and surpassed the 1,000 point milestone the January of her […]

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Charlotte’s Women’s Basketball getting better with age

| January 22, 2018
Charlotte’s Women’s Basketball getting better with age

Charlotte Women’s basketball has been having one of their more difficult season. A six win, 11 loss record is nothing to post on the twitter page. After all a .35 win percentage isn’t what the great basketball teams of the NCAA normally clock in with. The Niners however have not lost faith on their season. […]

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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, […]

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Niners unable to finish off comeback

| January 21, 2018
Niners unable to finish off comeback

Nyilah Jamison-Myers looked like her old self on the way to recording 17 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double, but the Charlotte 49ers were unable to defeat the visiting Rice Owls, losing 62-55. Jamison-Myers was flanked in double-figures by Laia Raventos’ 16 points, five dimes and three steals, and Octavia Wilson’s 10 points. However, […]

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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 […]

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Charlotte unable to make a comeback; loses to FAU 75-64

| January 19, 2018
Charlotte unable to make a comeback; loses to FAU 75-64

With Jon Davis seemingly getting back in his own rhythm and dropping 25, the Niners had three in double figures, but this would not be enough to give Charlotte (5-12, 1-5 C-USA) a second conference win. FAU (9-9, 3-3 C-USA) would come out on top at a score of 75-64. Davis lead the 49ers with […]

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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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North Texas surges in the final minutes to beat Charlotte, 73-68

| January 14, 2018
North Texas surges in the final minutes to beat Charlotte, 73-68

Charlotte led by 11 in the first half, but could not keep the lead in a back-and-forth battle and the 49ers fell to the North Texas Mean Green 73-68. With the loss Charlotte falls to 2-2 in conference play. Laia Raventos led the team with 19 points, along with seven assists, three steals and three […]

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Charlotte blows 15-point lead, lose 67-58

| January 12, 2018
Charlotte blows 15-point lead, lose 67-58

Charlotte led by 15 points in the first half but could not maintain the lead as the Niners fell to the UTEP Miners 67-58. This loss marks Charlotte’s first defeat in conference play this season. Laia Raventos had a solid stat line tonight, scoring 20 points along with six assists, five rebounds and four steals. […]

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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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Charlotte falls to Mercer 90-74

| December 31, 2017
Charlotte falls to Mercer 90-74

The 49ers could not tame the red-hot bears as Charlotte fell to Mercer 90-74 in their final non-conference game of the season. Mercer got off to a hot start by starting the game on an 11-3 run behind a three-pointer by Kahlia Lawrence. With Mercer leading 16-9 with 4:09 left to play in the 1st […]

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