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Charlotte 49ers

  1. Three-star point guard commits to Charlotte

    Aug 21, 2015, 9:47 AM EDT

    Mark Price

    Quentin Jackson Jr. is an important addition for new head coach Mark Price as he looks to rebuild the program.

  2. Report: Wake Forest lands transfer guard

    Jun 9, 2015, 6:30 PM EDT

    (Charlotte Athletics)

    Wake Forest landed a promising shooting guard transfer.

  3. Illinois lands commitment from Charlotte graduate transfer big man Mike Thorne Jr.

    Apr 18, 2015, 11:58 AM EDT

    Kacinas Thorne

    Illinois landed a huge graduate transfer on Saturday.

  4. Reports: Mark Price to become the next head coach at Charlotte

    Mar 25, 2015, 9:27 AM EDT

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    Price has never been a head coach at the college level.

  5. 2015 Battle 4 Atlantis field announced

    Nov 28, 2014, 5:58 PM EDT


    Here are the teams competing in the top early-season tournament.

  6. Late Night Snacks: No. 22 SMU, No. 23 Syracuse fall

    Nov 21, 2014, 1:39 AM EDT

    Indiana's James Blackmon Jr. (AP Photo)

    There was also a double-overtime game in Charleston, and a buzzer-beating tip-in in Puerto Rico.

  7. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Louisiana Tech the favorite in the ever-changing Conference USA

    Oct 31, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT


    Despite 29 wins (13 in conference play) Louisiana Tech missed out on the NCAA tournament. Michael White looks to change that this season, although, his team will have to go through the likes of UTEP and newcomer Western Kentucky, first.

  8. Junior guard decides to leave Charlotte program

    Oct 23, 2014, 8:03 PM EDT

    Demetrius Pollard, Shawn Lester

    Shawn Lester averaged 11.9 points and 4.2 rebounds per game in the sixth man role last season.

  9. Georgia-based combo guard becomes Charlotte’s first 2015 commitment

    Sep 21, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Alan Major

    With both Pierria Henry and Terrence Williams being seniors, Charlotte needed to add a perimeter player in 2015.

  10. Charlotte head coach Alan Major returns from medical leave of absense

    Sep 15, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

    Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament - First Round - Charlotte v Richmond

    Charlotte head coach Alan Major has returned to the team.

  11. Report: Charlotte transfer Denzel Ingram transfers to UNC Wilmington

    Jun 20, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    Denzel Ingram 2

    Charlotte guard Denzel Ingram is moving on to UNC Wilmington.

  12. Charlotte reserve forward Marcus Bryan to transfer

    Jun 2, 2014, 12:53 PM EDT

    Scott Eatherton, Marcus Bryan

    After one season at the Conference USA school, forward Marcus Bryan will be moving on.

  13. Conference USA Conference Catch-up: Can anyone stop Louisiana Tech?

    May 28, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    Louisiana Tech Athletics

    Can anyone in Conference USA catchup up with Louisiana Tech?

  14. Charlotte, Drexel complete Gildan Charleston Classic field

    May 27, 2014, 3:41 PM EDT


    The Gildan Charleston Classic field is now complete.

  15. Charlotte head coach Alan Major to take medical leave of absence

    May 16, 2014, 8:54 PM EDT

    Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament - First Round - Charlotte v Richmond

    Friday afternoon it was announced that Charlotte head coach Alan Major is taking a leave of absence for medical reasons.

  16. Report: Charlotte loses a top three-point threat

    Apr 5, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

    Denzel Ingram 2

    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.

  17. Charlotte beats North Texas with a buzzer-beating dunk (VIDEO)

    Jan 20, 2014, 2:09 PM EDT

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    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…

  18. POSTERIZED: Charlotte’s Pierriá Henry throws down insane dunk, then gets ejected (VIDEO)

    Dec 18, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT

    Charlotte Athletics

    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…

  19. Charlotte wins the Puerto Rico Tip-Off over No. 14 Michigan at the buzzer (VIDEO)

    Nov 24, 2013, 10:43 PM EDT

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    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…

  20. Sunday’s Pregame Shootaround: Louisville has first test of the season against North Carolina

    Nov 24, 2013, 12:31 PM EDT

    Rick Pitino, Russ Smith

    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 3 Louisville vs. No. 24 North Carolina, 1:00 p.m. (ESPN)  North Carolina isn’t the team that many projected in the preseason thanks to the absence of P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald, but the Tar Heels still have enough firepower to challenge Louisville in the championship game of the Hall of Fame…

  21. Atlantic 10 can remain strong conference without Butler, Xavier, Temple and Charlotte

    Oct 24, 2013, 2:20 PM EDT

    Derek Kellogg

    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…

  22. Will a stronger hometown flavor improve Charlotte’s basketball hopes?

    Aug 11, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT

    Terrence Williams

    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,…

  23. 2014 shooting guard Keyshawn Woods commits to Charlotte

    Aug 8, 2013, 5:10 PM EDT

    Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament - First Round - Charlotte v Richmond

    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…

  24. Charlotte, head coach Alan Major agree to extension through 2017-18

    May 23, 2013, 10:50 PM EDT

    Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament - First Round - Charlotte v Richmond

    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…

  25. Charlotte 49ers freshman declared ineligible

    Aug 13, 2012, 11:32 AM EDT

    Alan Major

    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…