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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...
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February 09, 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

Rice edges Charlotte 71-69

Seth Gearhart scored 16 points, including four 3-pointers, to lift Rice to its first Conference USA win of the season, a 71-69 victory over Charlotte on Saturday. Taking a 36-31 lead into the break, Rice (6-13, 1-5) had to hold off Charlotte in the second half. Keith Washington hit four straight free throws in the final minute to keep Rice on top, 70-66, and then Max Guercy padded...
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January 26, 2014  |  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 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

Game 6: Michigan vs. Charlotte Preview

Basics Who: No. 15 Michigan (4-1) vs. Charlotte (4-1) Where: Roberto Clemente Coliseum (San Juan, PR) When: 6:30 p.m., Sunday, November 24th TV: ESPN2 / WatchESPN Radio: MGoBlue, 950 AM, 1050 AM, Sirius/XM 85 Michigan and Charlotte will battle for the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Championship this evening in a match-up that no one saw coming. Statistics and projections...
Via UM Hoops
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte overpowers Northeastern in 86-77 win

Shawn Lester had 20 points and Ben Cherry added 18 as Charlotte overpowered Northeastern in the final 10 minutes to preserve an 86-77 victory in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The win was the 49ers third straight and sets up a championship game matchup with the winner of Florida State and Michigan on Sunday. Charlotte led by nine at halftime, but had to stave off a...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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