Tag: 49ers Basketball

49ers falter versus Scarlet Knights

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers falter versus Scarlet Knights

Freshman Octavia Wilson dropped 21 points, senior Amaya Ransom added 15, but their efforts were not enough as the Charlotte 49ers fell to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at home, 77-54. The Niners (1-2), who were playing their second Power 5 opponent in a week, struggled to take care of the ball and to score against […]

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Charlotte suffers first loss; Davis gets 1000th point

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte suffers first loss; Davis gets 1000th point

The Niners (1-1) were unable to comeback in their road game at Oklahoma State and lost the game 83-65. The loss seemed to be a combination of failing to knock down as many shots and preventing the Cowboys (2-0) from doing so, as well as the Niners could have. With any loss comes experiences to […]

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Fourth Quarter Comeback Lifts Charlotte over Dukes

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fourth Quarter Comeback Lifts Charlotte over Dukes

It wasn’t the most ideal situation, but the Charlotte 49ers’ women’s team was able to defeat the Duquesne Dukes after an impressive comeback, 75-72 on Friday evening. The 49ers, who won their seventh-straight season opener, were buoyed by redshirt senior Nyilah Jamison-Myers’ performance. The transfer from Clemson poured in 18 points and five rebounds off […]

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Charlotte cruises over Methodist in season-opener

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte cruises over Methodist in season-opener

Senior Austin Ajukwa scored 18 points to lead Charlotte past Methodist 116-76 in its dominating season opener. This was the biggest win in a home opener since the 1976-77 season when Charlotte beat Georgia College 111-63. Charlotte had seven players score in double-figures. The 49ers got off to a great start by hitting two three […]

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Charlotte coasts past Cobras

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte coasts past Cobras

Nyilah Jamison-Myers led the way with 15 points, five blocks and four rebounds, and the Charlotte 49ers coasted against the visiting Coker Cobras, 78-47 in an exhibition match. Jamison-Myers was joined in double figures by Amaya Ransom (13 points), Lauren Harley (13 points) and Octavia Wilson (10 points). Junior Laia Raventos turned in an all-around […]

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The senior leaders

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
The senior leaders

After barely missing the NIT last season, a group of three seniors look to lead a young 49er team to victory this season. Having previously dominated with Spartanburg Methodist, a private, junior college, Jada Martin emerged as a walk-on last season. She was not just a regular walk-on, however, as she became the first player […]

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Charlotte looks ahead to the season

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte looks ahead to the season

The 2017-18 Men’s basketball season is just a few weeks away, and all eyes are on the 49ers. Coming off of a 13-17 (C-USA 7-11) season filled with high offensive triumphs, defensive struggles and a first round exit from the Conference USA tournament, the 49ers look to make some changes. The 2016-17 season was the […]

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The final quarter

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
The final quarter

Hudson Price, Corey Bias, and Austin Ajukwa have each reached their final season of college basketball and they are certainly hoping to make their senior year the greatest they’ve seen. Price, a 6’7” guard from Orlando, Florida who just happens to be the coach’s son, transferred from TCU for the 2015-2016 season and would sit […]

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Global connections

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Global connections

Basketball is a global game, just ask new assistant basketball coach Ivo Simovic. After growing up and playing in Serbia, then coaching in Spain and Connecticut, he now calls Charlotte home. Simovic began playing basketball when he was in sixth grade, and continued throughout high school. During that time in Simovic’s life, a civil war […]

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Basketball Madness kicks off season

| October 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Basketball Madness kicks off season

The Charlotte 49eres kicked off the 2017-18 basketball season with Madness at Halton Arena on Thursday. The event was hosted by comedian Burpie from Wild N’ Out. The event featured the introduction of the 2017-2018 men’s and women’s basketball teams, dancing, a three-point contest, a scrimmage and a dunk contest. Basketball Madness indicates the season […]

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49ers silence Thundering Herd

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers silence Thundering Herd

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team won the battle on the boards and the game, defeating the Thundering Herd of Marshall 71-66 in the first round of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday afternoon. Charlotte (21-9, 12-6 C-USA) tallied 60 rebounds during the contest compared to a Marshall (13-17, 5-13 C-USA) who totaled only 39 […]

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PREVIEW: Women’s Basketball opens tournament agaisnt Marshall

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Women’s Basketball opens tournament agaisnt Marshall

The regular season has concluded and the Charlotte 49ers finished pulling a five seed for the annual conference tournament in Birmingham, Alabama. The Niners are slated to face the Thundering Herd of Marshall in the first round of play on Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. Charlotte has defeated Marshall both times they faced the Thundering […]

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Niners get victory over UTEP

| March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners get victory over UTEP

Grace Hunter and Ciara Gregory were the only Charlotte players in double-figures, but their dominance was crucial down the stretch as the Charlotte 49ers (20-9, 12-6 C-USA) earned an 84-74 comeback victory over the UTEP Miners on Senior Night. Hunter notched 30 points and 15 boards in the home finale, while Gregory dropped 26 points […]

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Charlotte ends regular season, falls 74-67 to UTEP

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte ends regular season, falls 74-67 to UTEP

The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team capped off their regular season play on Saturday night, falling 74-67 to UTEP. The 49ers (13-16, 7-11 C-USA) had three players in double figures, however it wasn’t enough to give the Niners the victory. Andrien White lead the Charlotte team with 15 points from the bench, marking his fourth […]

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