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WILLIE CLAYTON RUMORS

Charlotte cruises past UNC Asheville 77-56

Shawn Lester scored 16 points and Willie Clayton added 12 with 12 rebounds as Charlotte rolled past UNC Asheville 77-56 Sunday night. The 49ers (6-1) broke an early 4-4 tie with a 20-6 run sparked by two 3-pointers from Denzel Ingram, but UNC Asheville climbed back to cut their deficit to seven at the half. Charlotte pushed the lead in the second half as a quick 10-0 run gave them...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte upsets Michigan in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Terrence Williams put back Willie Clayton's miss with 0.4 seconds left, and Charlotte stunned No. 14 Michigan 63-61 in the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Sunday. Michigan's Mitch McGary tied the game at 61 on a layup with 9 seconds left, but Charlotte quickly pushed the ball up the floor. Clayton's attempt rimmed out, but...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Future bright for Charlotte on shoulders of Henry, Clayton

In what can only be described as a roller coaster type year, the 2012-2013 season came to an end for the Charlotte 49ers – for now, anyway; the Niners will still await a call to either the NIT or CBI – following a 72-55 loss to the Saint Louis Billikens Friday afternoon in the second round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament. While Charlotte fans are sad to see a once promising season...
Via College Chalktalk
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte 52, Saint Joseph's 40

Pierria Henry and Willie Clayton scored 12 points each, and Charlotte made an 11-2 run late in the second half to beat St. Joseph's 52-40 Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams. Chris Braswell had 10 points, and Henry pulled down 11 rebounds for his third double-double this season for the 49ers (20-10, 8-8), who have won two straight after four consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte hands Xavier first A-10 loss

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Willie Clayton scored 14 points as Charlotte held off Xavier 63-57 Wednesday night, snapping the Musketeers' winning streak and handing them their first Atlantic 10 Conference defeat. The 49ers (16-3, 4-1), who lost 81-61 at league foe Richmond on Saturday, have won five of their past six games. No. 19 Virginia Commonwealth (4-0) is the only remaining...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte 63, Xavier 57

Willie Clayton scored 14 points as Charlotte held off Xavier 63-57 Wednesday night, snapping the Musketeers' winning streak and handing them their first Atlantic 10 Conference defeat. The 49ers (16-3, 4-1), who lost 81-61 at league foe Richmond on Saturday, have won five of their past six games. No. 19 Virginia Commonwealth (4-0) is the only remaining team undefeated in A-10...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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