Tag: 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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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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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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49ers drop ninth straight at Louisiana Tech

| February 9, 2018
49ers drop ninth straight at Louisiana Tech

Jon Davis led Charlotte (5-17, 1-10 C-USA) with 24 points, eight assists and eight rebounds, but they were unable to get the win against Louisiana Tech (15-10, 6-6 C-USA), falling 83-65 Thursday night. Charlotte had two players in double figures, Davis and Najee Garvin. Garvin had 12 points and two rebounds. Austin Ajukwa added nine […]

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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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The 49ers comeback falls short against Middle Tennessee

| February 4, 2018
The 49ers comeback falls short against Middle Tennessee

The short-handed 49ers (5-16, 1-9 C-USA) gave Conference USA leader Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (18-5, 10-1 C-USA) all they had falling, 78-73, in Halton Arena. Jon Davis led the 49ers with 20 points on 50 percent shooting from the field and four assists. 15 of Davis’s points came in the second half. Najee Garvin scored […]

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Niners hold their own with UAB; can’t get a win

| February 2, 2018
Niners hold their own with UAB; can’t get a win

Even with Andrien White dropping 23 coming off of an injury to lead Charlotte (5-15, 1-8 C-USA), they were still unable to pull out a win over UAB (15-8, 6-4 C-USA). The Niners lost 76-64 after being tied 40-40 at the half. “We didn’t have to play from behind tonight, we got off to a […]

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Charlotte stumble on the road against Middle Tennessee

| January 29, 2018
Charlotte stumble on the road against Middle Tennessee

Despite trailing only by one at the end of the half, Charlotte could not hold the lead for long as they fall to Middle Tennessee State 64–45. Charlotte freshman Octavia Wilson started off the game with an easy jumper 17 seconds in to the game. Charlotte had their biggest lead of the game, leading 11–2 […]

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Charlotte drops to ODU, losing streak reaches 6

| January 28, 2018
Charlotte drops to ODU, losing streak reaches 6

Ryan Murphy scored a career-high 27 points tonight for the Niners but it was not enough as Charlotte fell to Old Dominion (16-4, 7-1 C-USA) at home 88-66. With this loss, Charlotte falls to a 5-14 overall record and 1-7 in conference play. The Niners are currently on a six game losing streak and have […]

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Fancher ties on apron for cancer fundraising

| January 26, 2018
Fancher ties on apron for cancer fundraising

Men’s basketball head coach Houston Fancher changed roles to a sandwich artisan at the Subway on campus for an hour on Tuesday, Jan. 23, as a part of Subway’s Coaches Versus Cancer fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. “I think it’s imperative we stand up and fight this. It’s not going to go away on its […]

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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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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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