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Nuggets continue pre-draft workouts

As the Denver Nuggets continue to search for their next head coach, they’re also hard at work searching for their next two draft selections. Denver announced it will work out seven additional college players on Friday, June 5. The following players are scheduled to be in attendance: Darion Atkins, 6-8, 241, Virginia, Forward Devin Booker, 6-6, 206, Kentucky, Guard Sam Dekker,...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte cruises to 86-73 win over Marshall

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Pierria Henry scored 19 points and Terrence Williams added 14 to lead Charlotte to an 86-73 win over Marshall on Saturday night. Keyshawn Woods contributed 13 points, Bernard Sullivan had 12 and Mike Thorne Jr. 10 for Charlotte (14-17, 7-11 Conference USA), which hit 26 of 34 from the free throw line, a 2-to-1 advantage over Marshall. The 49ers trailed 21-10...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte edges past Rice for 77-76 win

HOUSTON (AP) -- Terrence Williams scored 19 points, including the game-winning bucket, to lift Charlotte to a 77-76 win over Rice on Saturday night. Trailing by four with 36 seconds left, Charlotte (13-16, 6-10 Conference USA) got a 3-pointer from Pierria Henry to trim it to 76-75. Braxton Ogbueze then got a steal at the other end, setting up William's winning jumper with nine seconds...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte edges past Rice for 77-76 win

HOUSTON (AP) Terrence Williams scored 19 points, including the game-winning bucket, to lift Charlotte to a 77-76 win over Rice on Saturday night. Trailing by four with 36 seconds left, Charlotte (13-16, 6-10 Conference USA) got a 3-pointer from Pierria Henry to trim it to 76-75. Braxton Ogbueze then got a steal at the other end, setting up William's winning jumper with nine seconds...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Old Dominion beats Charlotte 61-57

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Aaron Bacote had 14 points on Saturday night and Old Dominion won its 17th straight home game, beating Charlotte 61-57. Old Dominion (18-4, 7-3 Conference USA) took the lead for good with an 8-0 run capped at 52-44 on Jonathan Arledge's dunk with 4:37 left. Charlotte (10-13, 3-7) closed within 53-49 at 3:20, but the Monarchs answered with four straight points and...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee rallies to beat Charlotte 72-69

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Jaqawn Raymond's 3-pointer gave Middle Tennessee the lead and the Blue Raiders held on to beat Charlotte 72-69 on Saturday night. Raymond's trey, set up by Giddy Potts' steal, made it 67-66 with 1:49 left after the Raiders had trailed since 9:53 of the first half. Reggie Upshaw made two free throws to extend the lead to three with 43 seconds remaining. Potts...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte’s inconsistency linked to turnovers

Send to Kindle Credit: Sam Roberts Sometimes a single basketball program inside of a conference can define the ebbs and flows of that conference throughout a season.  Charlotte’s 49ers, back in CUSA in the second year of their second run, show that philosophy.  For example, Rice lost a hard-fought 66-63 decision at North Texas last weekend.  Now as those two Texas teams came...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte tops Marshall 77-72

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Pierria Henry scored 19 points - including key free throws late - and Charlotte topped Marshall 77-72 on Saturday night. Austin Loop made a pair from the line to draw Marshall (4-12, 0-3 Conference USA) within one, 73-72, with eight seconds left, but Henry made two free throws, then stole the inbounds pass and fed Torin Dorn for the game-sealing dunk. Charlotte...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Old Dominion wins 9th straight; beats Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Trey Freeman scored 14 points to help Old Dominion beat Charlotte 61-54 on Sunday for its ninth straight victory. Richard Ross had 12 points and Aaron Bacote added 10 for Old Dominion (12-1, 1-0 Conference USA). Old Dominion used a 10-0 run to jump out to a 22-9 first-half lead and built it to 29-18 by halftime. Charlotte made just three field goals, all 3-pointers...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte surges past College of Charleston 90-85 in OT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Pierria Henry scored 20 points, Torin Dorn 19 and Charlotte scored 10 of the final 11 as it rallied to defeat Charleston 90-85 in overtime Tuesday night. Charleston (5-5) appeared ready to extend its three-game winning streak, leading in double digits much of the game until going scoreless for a four-minute stretch late, allowing Charlotte to surge ahead in...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

C-USA Basketball: 11/30/14

S. Utah beats UTSA with half-court shot 93-92 SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- A.J. Hess banked in a half-court heave as time expired, giving Southern Utah its first win of the season 93-92 over UTSA on Sunday. After Larry Lewis Jr.'s made free throw for UTSA (2-3) with 3 seconds left, Hess took the inbounds pass and used a screen to get free for the game-winner from about 40 feet. Keon Lewis...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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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November 30, 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

Southern Miss rolls past Charlotte 81-64

Jerrold Brooks scored 19 points to lead Southern Miss to its seventh straight win with an 81-64 victory over Charlotte on Sunday. Jeremiah Eason scored at the 10:18 mark in the first half, sparking a 21-8 run to give Southern Miss a 41-22 halftime lead. Brooks hit a 3-pointer to stretch the lead to 50-30 with 14:36 to play. Michael Craig scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulane slips by Charlotte 64-63

Jay Hook scored 18 points, including a free throw with 1.1 seconds left to send Tulane over Charlotte 64-63 Friday. Hook corralled an offensive rebound off Jonathan Stark's missed jumper in the waning seconds and was fouled on his put-back attempt. After missing the first free throw, his second shot was the difference as Pierria Henry's desperation heave bounced off the rim. Charlotte...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte takes down Florida Atlantic 62-53

Shawn Lester scored 24 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as Charlotte held off Florida Atlantic in a 62-53 win Thursday. Charlotte (13-7, 4-3 Conference USA) pulled away in the last 2 minutes of the game, finishing the contest on an 8-1 run. The 49ers went 8 for 8 from the free throw line over the last 1:24 to preserve the win while Florida Atlantic missed its last six field goal...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chalk Chat: Examining the ebbs and flows in Charlotte’s 90-86 overtime win over Tulsa

Send to Kindle(Credit: Sam Roberts) The Charlotte 49ers and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane are two of the most unpredictable teams in college basketball.  Reference Charlotte with wins over Kansas State and Michigan in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, but unexplainable losses to a weak Georgia Tech team and Texas-San Antonio last week in the Alamo City. Meanwhile, Tulsa started 0-4 with three...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte edges Tulsa 90-86 in overtime

Pierria Henry led a balanced offense with 18 points as Charlotte edged Tulsa 90-86 in overtime on Thursday. Henry's basket with 9 seconds left in regulation tied the game at 76 and Tulsa's last-second 3-point attempt was off the mark. In overtime, Denzel Ingram hit two 3-pointers on consecutive possessions to help Charlotte (11-5, 2-1 Conference USA) edge Tulsa (7-10, 2-1). Ingram...
Via AP on Fox
January 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

Georgia Tech escapes Charlotte when Golden nails 3-pointer

Senior guard Trae Golden scored a game-high 24 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 3.6 seconds left, to lead Georgia Tech past Charlotte 58-55 on Sunday night. A 3-point attempt by Charlotte's Pierria Henry swished through the net and at first appeared to tie the game at the final buzzer, but it was ruled he did not get the shot off in time after a television replay...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech escapes Charlotte with 58-55 win

Senior guard Trae Golden scored a game-high 24 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 3.6 seconds left, to lead Georgia Tech past Charlotte 58-55 on Sunday night. A 3-point attempt by Charlotte's Pierria Henry swished through the net and at first appeared to tie the game at the final buzzer, but it was ruled he did not get the shot off in time after a television replay...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida State cruises over Charlotte 106-62

Aaron Thomas scored a career-high 26 points as Florida State cruised to a 106-62 victory against Charlotte. The last time Florida State scored 100 points was a 108-73 win against Campbell in Dec. 22, 2005. Shawn Lester led the 49ers (7-3) with 16 points as Pierria Henry chipped in 13 and Willie Clayton finished with 11 points. Both Henry and Clayton were ejected in the second half...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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