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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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Since you’ve been gone

| January 8, 2018
Since you’ve been gone

While students were nestled all snug in their beds over Christmas break, changes were being made in the Charlotte 49ers Athletic Department. From coaching hiring, firing, retiring and more, here’s a run-down of what happened while you were out. Rose announces her retirement The Thursday before classes resumed it was announced that Director of Athletics, […]

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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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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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Niners narrowly lose to Davidson

| December 22, 2017
Niners narrowly lose to Davidson

Amaya Ransom scored 14 points and seven rebounds, Laia Raventos registered 13 points and six boards, but the Charlotte 49ers came up short and dropped a 68-66 decision to the Davidson Wildcats. Octavia Wilson added 12 points for the Niners to go with four steals, and Raventos also tallied four steals. Freshman Mariah Linney added […]

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49ers fall on the road, 71-69

| December 19, 2017
49ers fall on the road, 71-69

Laia Raventos dropped 20 points, 10 dimes and six boards, Octavia Wilson added 12 points, but the Charlotte 49ers lost a heartbreaking 71-69 contest to Wake Forest. Mariah Linney and Amaya Ransom both added nine points, and Jaida Robinson grabbed 12 rebounds for the visiting 49ers. Elisa Penna dropped 24 points on 8-19 shooting for […]

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Hogs Hold Off 49ers, 73-72

| December 8, 2017
Hogs Hold Off 49ers, 73-72

Laia Raventos notched 17 points, six steals and six dimes, Jaida Robinson added 15 points and six boards off the bench, but the Charlotte 49ers suffered a one-point defeat to the Arkansas Razorbacks on the road. Amaya Ransom added 14 points, and Dara Pearson had a career-high 19 rebounds to go with her six points […]

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A Look Ahead

| December 7, 2017
A Look Ahead

Over Christmas break, students get to enjoy some off time with their families and friends after a long fall semester and a week full of exams. For student-athletes, it’s a different story. The men’s and women’s basketball team members stay on-campus to practice and get better over break, same as Thanksgiving break. Men’s Basketball Over […]

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November Report: Women’s Basketball

| December 6, 2017
November Report: Women’s Basketball

The Charlotte 49er women’s basketball team sports a 2-5 record through their first month of play. It’s been a very up-and-down first part of the season, but with coach Cara Consuegra at the helm, they can definitely right the ship and get back to their winning ways. Season Recap 11/10– Charlotte opened the season with a […]

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Not your average freshman

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not your average freshman

Octavia Wilson began playing basketball in the fourth grade, since then she’s developed into a strong scorer and just as a freshman, has emerged as a leader for the Charlotte 49ers. “I’ve always liked basketball, it was always something that I wanted to do. I just found it fun. I wouldn’t do anything else, I […]

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49ers Fly Past Eagles, 78-49

| December 4, 2017
49ers Fly Past Eagles, 78-49

Nyilah Jamison-Myers notched 18 points and seven boards in only 19 minutes, Amaya Ransom added 12, and the Charlotte 49ers never trailed as they routed the Coppin State Eagles 78-49 in their first home game since mid-November. Junior guard Laia Raventos flirted with a near triple-double, as she matched a career-high with 11 assists to […]

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Pirates prevail, 58-55 over 49ers

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Pirates prevail, 58-55 over 49ers

Amaya Ransom tallied 15 points, Nyilah Jamison-Myers added 13 points and three blocks, but the Charlotte 49ers were unable to close out rival ECU in a 58-55 loss on Thursday. Ransom and Jamison-Myers were joined in double figures by Laia Raventos’ 12 points and four steals, and all three of them collected seven rebounds apiece. […]

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Buzzer beater thwarts 49ers’ efforts

| November 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Buzzer beater thwarts 49ers’ efforts

  Point guard Laia Raventos dazzled with 21 points and five dimes, Amaya Ransom hit a go-ahead three-pointer with 10 seconds left, but South Dakota State’s Madison Guebert hit a three at the buzzer to defeat the Charlotte 49ers 71-70 in their last game at the Puerto Rico Clasico in Fort Lauderale, FL. Ransom’s treyball […]

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