When you hustle and play with the electrical charge that the Charlotte 49ers have played with so far this season, inevitably somewhere there is going to be a scrum and there will be a crossroads in a game where you have to circle the wagons, band together and make things happen to pull out a win.
That scenario played out Saturday in UNCC’s 78-66 victory over Central Michigan when Pierria Henry and the Chippewas’ Kyle Randall hit the floor after a loose ball. Both players refused to give up the basketball and the official ran in to try to separate the two. They weren’t fighting. They were just taking ownership. After the two players had been pried apart, Henry was interestingly ejected from the game. There was no outlandish behavior on his part that would warrant the ejection.
Pierria Henry is a major component in the Charlotte 49ers’ recipe in 2012-13. (Credit: Sam Roberts)
After the game, David Scott of the Charlotte Observer was granted a quote from the officials locker room t...