Oct 23, 2014, 8:03 PM EDT
Shawn Lester averaged 11.9 points and 4.2 rebounds per game in the sixth man role last season.
Sep 21, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT
With both Pierria Henry and Terrence Williams being seniors, Charlotte needed to add a perimeter player in 2015.
Sep 15, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT
Charlotte head coach Alan Major has returned to the team.
Jun 20, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT
Charlotte guard Denzel Ingram is moving on to UNC Wilmington.
Jun 2, 2014, 12:53 PM EDT
After one season at the Conference USA school, forward Marcus Bryan will be moving on.
May 28, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT
Can anyone in Conference USA catchup up with Louisiana Tech?
May 27, 2014, 3:41 PM EDT
The Gildan Charleston Classic field is now complete.
May 16, 2014, 8:54 PM EDT
Friday afternoon it was announced that Charlotte head coach Alan Major is taking a leave of absence for medical reasons.
Apr 5, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT
Denzel Ingram became one of the top three-point threats in Conference USA, but the sophomore has decided to take his perimeter talents to another program.
Jan 20, 2014, 2:09 PM EDT
It wasn’t quite as awesoe as Michael Qualls tip-dunking home a win for Arkansas against Kentucky, but Charlotte’s Terrence Williams capped a nice comeback for the 49ers with a dunk at the buzzer to beat North Texas. (Jump to the 1:50 mark to get to the good stuff.) It wasn’t the first time that Charlotte…
Dec 18, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT
If your team is getting blown out, and you get ejected, dunking over a 7-foot-1 center is probably the way to go out. Tuesday night, Florida State steamrolled Charlotte in a 106-62 win at home. With 14 minutes remaining in the game, it was already out of hand with the Seminoles leading 63-37. Charlotte junior…
Nov 24, 2013, 10:43 PM EDT
Sometimes you just have to give credit where credit’s due. Charlotte was an afterthought in Conference USA heading into the season, but that certainly changed this week as the 49ers knocked off Kansas and Northeastern to set up Sunday’s showdown with No. 14 Michigan in the final of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. And in a…
Oct 24, 2013, 2:20 PM EDT
All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The Atlantic 10 Conference saw a record five teams play in the NCAA tournament in 2013, with every single team advancing to at least the Round of 32. That was before conference realignment struck…
Aug 11, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT
In many of the nation’s basketball hotbeds, a point of emphasis for college basketball coaches is to keep their area’s top talents home. In Charlotte that’s been a task far easier said than done however, as many players have decided to play their college basketball elsewhere. But things may be changing for Alan Major’s program,…
Aug 8, 2013, 5:10 PM EDT
Charlotte head coach Alan Major landed his first commitment in the 2014 class, and he didn’t have to travel far in order to do so either. As first reported by Justin Byerly, Northside Christian H.S. (Charlotte, N.C.) shooting guard Keyshawn Woods verbally committed to attend the Conference USA school. The 6-4 Woods helped lead Northside…
May 23, 2013, 10:50 PM EDT
Head coach Alan Major led the Charlotte basketball program to its first 20-win season since 2008 this past year, as the 49ers won 21 games and received a bid to the Postseason NIT. Next up for Major’s program is Conference USA, and the former Ohio State assistant will make the move with a new contract…
Aug 13, 2012, 11:32 AM EDT
Former Ohio State assistant Alan Major took on a tough job in 2010 when he agreed to begin his head coaching job at UNC-Charlotte. The 49ers haven’t been to the NCAA tournament since 2005, when they were under the direction of Bobby Lutz (now an assistant at NC State). They’re frequent A-10 also-rans, and the…
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