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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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte 49ers hope to learn from narrow victories

The Charlotte 49ers have started Conference USA play by winning three of their first four league games. But it hasn’t been easy. The 49ers (12-5, 3-1) swept a two-game home stand last week with two come-from-behind victories – 90-86 in overtime against Tulsa and 76-64 against North Texas. “It’s good to win those close ones, but you also want to get to a point where you’re...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 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...
Via College Chalktalk
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...
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte pulls away late for 83-69 win over Elon

Shawn Lester scored a game-high 24 points and had 11 rebounds as Charlotte pulled away from Elon down the stretch for an 83-69 win on Friday. Charlotte (2-1) trailed the Phoenix (2-1) 62-58 with 5:16 left before finishing the game on a 25-7 run. Terrence Williams scored 12 of his 16 points during the stretch to lead the 49ers. Elon led by as many as 12 early in the first half,...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte beats East Tennessee State 80-75

Mike Thorne Jr. and Pierria Henry each had 17 points on Friday night to help lift Charlotte over East Tennessee State 80-75. Thorne's offensive rebound and layup at 7:50 in the first half put the 49ers up 21-18 and they never trailed again despite a strong effort by Kinard Gadsen-Gilliard, who came off the bench to lead the Buccaneers with 31 points and five rebounds. Charlotte...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte 49ers guard Pierria Henry sent to hospital in loss to St. Louis

Charlotte's Pierria Henry, the player who shot all those free throws to beat Richmond, has been hospitalized with a chest injury.
Via Gamedayr
March 15, 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

Richmond Vs. Charlotte: Were the Officials Right?

This week is the final chance for teams around the country to make a final push for spots in the NCAA Tournament and the first week where fans get to see that magic that has become synonymous with the month of March. In a time like this where so much is at stake, it would make sense that tempers would run high in a game where teams’ entire seasons are on the line, especially in...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

SLU gets rematch with Charlotte in A-10 tourney

(AP) -- Saint Louis enters as the top seed in the Atlantic 10 tournament, but Charlotte's wild win to open it was the talk of the event. The 49ers are hoping that victory gives them momentum heading into Friday's quarterfinal matchup with the 16th-ranked Billikens at the Barclays Center. Charlotte (21-10) won 68-63 over Richmond in Thursday's first round. The 49ers...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte vs. Richmond game ends with 3 technical fouls, 11 free throws in just 4.7 seconds (VIDEO)

Basketball purists say that they don’t like to see games decided on free throws.  But on Tuesday, the First Round game of the Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament between Charlotte and Richmond was clinched by Charlotte with an astounding 11 free throws in the final 4.7 seconds. Here’s how it played out: With 4.7 seconds remaining and Richmond leading by three, Richmond fouled...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte-Saint Louis Preview

Saint Louis enters as the top seed in the Atlantic 10 tournament, but Charlotte's wild win to open it was the talk of the event. The 49ers are hoping that victory gives them momentum heading into Friday's quarterfinal matchup with the 16th-ranked Billikens at the Barclays Center. Charlotte (21-10) won 68-63 over Richmond in Thursday's first round. The 49ers trailed...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Thursday's wildest college hoops videos

Breaking sports news video. MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL highlights and more. Blaming a loss on the referees can sometimes be petty, but the Richmond Spiders may actually have a legitimate gripe. Richmond was up 63-60 on Charlotte in the first round of the Atlantic 10 conference tournament Thursday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and they were called for three technical fouls in the final...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Quick hitters: A10 Tourney opens with strange and controversial finish

(Credit: Sam Roberts) In the opening game of the 2013 Atlantic 10 Tournament, a strange, final 4.7 seconds resulted in Charlotte emerging victorious in a game where they seemed destined for defeat. Here’s what you need to know about the game.  Charlotte pounded Richmond on the boards, but Richmond committed just three turnovers to stay in it.  Any other recap material you’re...
Via College Chalktalk
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte stuns Richmond at A-10 tourney 68-63

Pierria Henry hit eight free throws in the final five seconds of a wild start to the Atlantic 10 tournament, and Charlotte stunned Richmond 68-63 on Thursday. The Spiders, who led by 63-60 with 4.7 seconds to go, were called for three technical fouls as the 49ers took the lead from the foul line with the clock stopped. It all started when Richmond chose to foul Charlotte to prevent...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte 68, Richmond 63

Pierria Henry hit eight free throws in the final five seconds of a wild start to the Atlantic 10 tournament, and Charlotte stunned Richmond 68-63 on Thursday. The Spiders, who led by 63-60 with 4.7 seconds to go, were called for three technical fouls as the 49ers took the lead from the foul line with the clock stopped. It all started when Richmond chose to foul Charlotte to prevent...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss
FOUL MOOD

Three technicals, 11 free throws in 4.7 seconds

We have a leader in the clubhouse for the craziest (literally) finish so far this March. Richmond led Charlotte, 63-60, with six seconds to play, and the Spiders fouled 49ers guard Pierria Henry in an attempt to not give up a possible game-tying 3-pointer. But on the ensuing 1-and-1 free throw shot, Richmond’s Derrick Williams shoved a Charlotte player, leading to a flagrant technical...
Via College Spun
March 14, 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 89, Duquesne 87

Chris Braswell scored 28 points, sent the game into overtime and won it as Charlotte outlasted Duquesne 89-87 Wednesday night. The 49ers (19-10, 7-8 Atlantic 10 Conference) trailed 39-32 at halftime but tied it at 79-79 before prevailing in overtime. Duquesne (8-21, 1-14), which lost its fifth straight and 16th in 17 games, led 60-45 in the second half. But Charlotte rallied behind...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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