Tag: 49ers 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 […]

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Back to the lab

| April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
Back to the lab

March Madness has just ended. Villanova won the title on the men’s side, while Notre Dame hit two consecutive buzzer beaters in the Final Four to win the title for the women. At Charlotte, the offseason women’s basketball workouts have started up, and there’s a familiar face in the gym: Tanisha Wright. However, Wright is […]

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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 […]

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Jada Martin: Dripping in finesse

| March 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Jada Martin: Dripping in finesse

The elevator in the Student Union opens, and Jada Martin emerges, flanked by some of her teammates. It’s Thursday night, and the women’s team has just scored a big home win over rival Old Dominion, holding the Monarchs to a season low 43 points. But, instead of adorning the usual green and white uniform, Number […]

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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 […]

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Ransom scores career-high as Charlotte take down FAU on senior night

| March 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ransom scores career-high as Charlotte take down FAU on senior night

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team closed out the regular season on a good note as they took down the Florida Atlantic Owls 83 – 69 on senior night. This is the Niners second straight victory to close out the regular season before heading into the Conference USA basketball tournament in Frisco, Texas. Senior Amaya […]

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Want Some Mo?

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
Want Some Mo?

Mariah Linney emerges from the locker room, swagged out per usual. Her hair is tied in a high bun, secured by a white headband. Her green Nikes still untied, Linney extends her right arm out for a fist bump before walking down the hallway toward the entrance of Halton Arena. It’s Thursday, and the 49ers […]

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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 […]

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Charlotte’s women’s team stuns conference leader UAB

| February 18, 2018
Charlotte’s women’s team stuns conference leader UAB

Charlotte (12-13, 8-4 C-USA) women’s basketball continued its late season run, winning its league-best fifth-in-a-row by knocking off Conference USA leader UAB (21-3, 10-1 C-USA), 80-71. The 49ers had three players in double figures. Nyilah Jamison-Myers led with 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field, while grabbing seven rebounds and blocking five shots. Laia […]

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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 […]

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Women’s team wins fourth straight at Louisiana Tech

| February 16, 2018
Women’s team wins fourth straight at Louisiana Tech

Charlotte (11-13, 7-4 C-USA) had four players in double figures in its 64-51 victory over Louisiana Tech (16-10, 7-6 C-USA). With the win Charlotte moves into fourth place in the Conference USA standings with five league games remaining. The 49ers converted on 43 percent shooting from the field and 79 percent from the free throw […]

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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 […]

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Charlotte downs UTSA for third win in a row

| February 11, 2018
Charlotte downs UTSA for third win in a row

Charlotte (10-13, 6-4 C-USA) had four players in double figures and led the whole game in its 88-75 victory over UTSA (5-19, 3-9 C-USA). The Niners got their season-high in points after shooting a season-best 56 percent from the field. Nyilah Jamison-Myers scored 22 points on 9-of-13 field goals, blocked five shots, collected four rebounds […]

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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. […]

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