Tag: Conference USA

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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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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Rose announces retirement

| January 4, 2018
Rose announces retirement

Athletic Director Judy Rose announced she will retire after the Spring semester Thursday morning. This marked her 43rd year with Charlotte, 28th year serving as the Athletic Director. There has been an uproar from the Charlotte 49er fan base after a dismal football season and sudden firing of former men’s basketball head coach Mark Price. […]

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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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Cohesion key after coaching change

| December 30, 2017
Cohesion key after coaching change

The past few weeks have brought a lot of change for the Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball program. In the midst of exam week and after starting the season 3-6, it was announced Mark Price would no longer be at the helm of the team. Taking the reins as interim head coach was Houston Fancher, an […]

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Niners shut down South Carolina State

| December 29, 2017
Niners shut down South Carolina State

The Charlotte 49ers returned home on Thursday night, and the team finally ended their losing streak. The Niners used a balanced scoring effort and turned in a 64-49 victory over the South Carolina State Bulldogs to bring their record to 4-8 with one more game before conference play. Jaida Robinson notched 11 points and 13 […]

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