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Charlotte falls to College of Charleston

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls to College of Charleston

Charlotte got off to a slow start, which they could not come back from Saturday night against the College of Charleston. The 49ers shot 31.3 percent in the first half, 1-for-7 from three and 50 percent from the free throw line. In the second half, the 49ers (1-2) shot a lot better, 56.7 percent from […]

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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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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 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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A year in review

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
A year in review

The 2016-2017 school year was one for the books for Charlotte athletics. Take a look back at some of the highlights for the various teams. Football Entering into the 2016 season, the Charlotte 49ers’ football team had a 10-game losing streak on their backs. This was extended to 11 games after falling 70-14 against a […]

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Men’s basketball loses heartbreaker to UAB in first round

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Men’s basketball loses heartbreaker to UAB in first round

Jon Davis and Andrien White combined for 49 of Charlotte’s 73 points but it was not enough to complete the second half comeback in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament, falling to UAB 73-74 inside Legacy Arena. “It was an extremely good basketball game,” head coach Mark Price said. “Our guys kept playing, […]

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PREVIEW: Men’s basketball eyes UAB in first round of C-USA tournament

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Men’s basketball eyes UAB in first round of C-USA tournament

The Charlotte 49ers (13-16, C-USA 7-11) will take on the UAB Blazers (16-15, C-USA 9-9) in the first round of the Conference USA tournament in Birmingham, Alabama, on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Legacy Arena. The Niners met with UAB earlier this season on Feb. 9, as the Blazers pulled away in Birmingham with an […]

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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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Davis’ buzzer beater lifts Charlotte over UTSA

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Davis’ buzzer beater lifts Charlotte over UTSA

The Charlotte 49ers (13-15, 7-10 C-USA) used a three-point shot at the buzzer from Jon Davis to propel themselves past the UTSA Roadrunners (12-18, 7-10) 76-75 Thursday night in San Antonio, Texas, having four players scoring in double digits. With just four seconds to go the full length of the court, Davis received the inbound […]

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The redshirt life

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
The redshirt life

When a kid imagines being a Division I athlete, their mind quickly wanders to the glamour of having their names called out as one of the starters. This doesn’t happen without a little bit of hard work, however. For some athletes this hard work  is aided by a year without playing, instead focusing on building skill […]

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Austin Ajukwa: On and off the court

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Austin Ajukwa: On and off the court

It is nearly impossible to see what someone has been through when they step on the court. The trials don’t necessarily reflect in the jumpshot, or the way that they attack the basket, but redshirt junior Austin Ajukwa has found a way to reflect his path in his play at the start of his 49er […]

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