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Henry's lifts Charlotte by UNC Asheville 66-63, OT

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Pierria Henry hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Charlotte a 66-63 overtime victory over UNC Asheville on Sunday. Charlotte's Mike Thorne Jr. had a putback with 55 second left to tie the game at 61. Then a UNC Asheville turnover led to Torin Dorn's alley-oop dunk with 24 seconds left. Charlotte's Kem Ubaru answered with a layup with 7 seconds left for 63...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

You again? Miami beats Charlotte for second time in three days

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Sheldon McClellan scored a career-high 31 points and had 11 rebounds as No. 17 Miami defeated Charlotte for the second time in three days, 77-74 on Tuesday night. McClellan, who had 19 points in the Hurricanes' 19-point win over Charlotte in the Charleston Classic championship on Sunday, was 11 of 17 from the field and had five 3-pointers. Manu Lecomte scored...
Via Fox Sports Florida
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes at Charlotte 49ers game preview

Miami coach Jim Larranaga knew before last week's success that he had a squad capable of accomplishing some lofty goals - even if others weren't so sure. There will be no sneaking up on its next opponent, though. The 17th-ranked Hurricanes look to continue their strong start Tuesday night when they visit Charlotte for a second straight meeting with the 49ers. Miami (5-0) began the...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes at Charlotte 49ers game preview

Miami coach Jim Larranaga knew before last week's success that he had a squad capable of accomplishing some lofty goals - even if others weren't so sure. There will be no sneaking up on its next opponent, though. The 17th-ranked Hurricanes look to continue their strong start Tuesday night when they visit Charlotte for a second straight meeting with the 49ers. Miami (5-0)...
Via Fox Sports Florida
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami-Charlotte Preview

Miami coach Jim Larranaga knew before last week's success that he had a squad capable of accomplishing some lofty goals - even if others weren't so sure. There will be no sneaking up on its next opponent, though. The 17th-ranked Hurricanes look to continue their strong start Tuesday night when they visit Charlotte for a second straight meeting with the 49ers. Miami (5-0) began the...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Claims Charleston Classic Title With Balanced Attack

By Austin Sapin Start slow but end hot. While it hasn’t been pretty in their first halves, the Miami Hurricanes used another dominant second half performance in a 77-58 win over Charlotte to claim the Gildan Charleston Classic. For the second straight game, five Hurricanes finished with double figures in points led by Sheldon McClellan who had 19 points and eight rebounds on...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte outlasts South Carolina 65-63

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Mike Thorne hit two foul shots with 1:10 left to put Charlotte ahead for good as the 49ers rallied past rallied past South Carolina 65-63 Friday night to reach the Charleston Classic championship game. Braxton Ogbueze had 12 of his 14 points in the second half for the 49ers, who'll face Miami for the tournament title Sunday night. Sindarius Thornwell had an...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ogbueze's 26 lead Charlotte over Penn State

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Braxton Ogbueze scored a career high 26 points, including the opening basket of the second overtime as Charlotte held on to defeat Penn State 103-97 after squandering a 17-point lead in the second half at the Charleston Classic on Thursday night. Ogbueze had 10 points in the two overtimes, while Mike Thorne had 23 points and 16 rebounds for the 49ers (2-0)...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Henry, Charlotte handle Elon 73-60

ELON, N.C. (AP) Pierria Henry and Braxton Oqbueze scored 12 points apiece and Charlotte earned a season-opening 73-60 victory over Elon on Sunday. Mike Thorne Jr. chipped in eight points with 13 rebounds and Willie Clayton grabbed 10 boards for the 49ers, who shot 50 percent from the field. Henry also had six assists and five rebounds. Cameron Blakley hit a trio of 3-pointers to...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte beats UTEP 73-68 in C-USA opener

Mike Thorne Jr. scored 16 points and added 14 rebounds as Charlotte carried a five-point halftime lead into a 73-68 victory over UTEP in the Conference USA opener for both teams on Thursday night. Terrence Williams matched Thorne's 16 points and Pierria Henry added 13 to lead Charlotte (10-4), which held a 41-27 advantage on the glass. The first half saw four lead changes and six...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte beats Appalachian St. 77-59

Mike Thorne Jr. scored a career-high 26 points to lead Charlotte to a 77-59 victory over Appalachian State on Sunday. Thorne scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds before the break to give the 49ers (7-2) a 15-point lead (37-22) at halftime. He shot 12 of 18 from the floor (66.7 percent) while the team finished at 50.8 percent. The Mountaineers scored 37 points in the second...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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