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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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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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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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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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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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Charlotte halts the Herd

| February 3, 2018
Charlotte halts the Herd

Amaya Ransom had 16 points and seven boards to lead four players in double-figure scoring, and the Charlotte 49ers scored their fourth conference victory with a 67-61 decision over the Marshall Thundering Herd on Friday night. The 49ers got a huge game from Laia Raventos, who tallied 13 points and nine assists for a near […]

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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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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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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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