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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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17 hours ago  |  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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16 days ago  |  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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16 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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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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