Q&A with Brandon Younger

Welcome to Niner Nation, Brandon! Brandon Younger committed to Charlotte and Coach Sanchez back on Sunday April 8th. I was able to connect with Brandon to get his thoughts on a couple things about his commitment to Charlotte. A49 – What led you to choo...

Byron Dinkins to be named assistant

Welcome back home, Dink Former Charlotte 49ers great Byron Dinkins will be named as an assistant coach under Ron Sanchez’s, whose number you can see hanging in Halton Arena, played in 45 career NBA games before a finishing his professional career...

Ron Sanchez lands Brandon Younger

Brandon Younger pops for Charlotte On Sunday, April 8th at 12:15pm Brandon Younger became Ron Sanchez’s first commitment for the newly minted Charlotte 49ers Head Coach. Younger, who came in for an official visit over the weekend, is a 6’7 ...

Welcome to Charlotte, Coach Sanchez

Time to set the #GoldStandard Today Mike Hill announced that Virginia Cavaliers Associate Head Coach Ron Sanchez will become the Charlotte 49ers 11th Men’s Basketball coach. I won’t bore you with his back story, you’ve read it by now....

Key takeaways from February 15th Board of Trustees meeting

Happy Mike Hill day!!!! Back on February 15th, UNC Charlotte’s Board of Trustees met and had several sessions. I’ve (finally) obtained the agendas (linked below) and all documents from the open sessions. All-in-all, there were 6 sessions: E...

Interim Head Coach Houston Fancher, staff not to be retained

As you just heard in Mike Hill’s introductory press conference, interim Head Coach Houston Fancher and staff will not be retained. After Judy Rose fired Mark Price in December, the Niners would go on to win just 3 of the next 20 games and ultimat...

Welcome to the Mike Hill era

New beginnings ***Press conference is at 2pm on March 6th*** – I’ve confirmed that there will be a live stream, I’d anticipate that being on charlotte49ers.com. Last week marked the dawn of a new era for Charlotte 49ers with the annou...

Men’s Basketball Coaching Candidates

With a new AD coming into the fold in the future (personally I’m hoping by the start of March), I think it’s safe to assume that we’ll be looking for a new Men’s Basketball Head Coach. A new AD is going to want their guy in that...

What are you looking for in a new AD?

It goes without stating, but I’ll state it anyways: this is a crucial hire for Chancellor Dubois. He’s an academic guy to the core and you know he’d much rather focus on that than Athletics. With the program’s decline under Judy...

Ideas for a new AD

I’m bored; let’s toss out some ideas Now that some dust has settled with Judy Rose announcing her retirement, let’s throw out some ideas. Note: some of these will come from my Christmas Wish List and Judy’s retiring articles. Th...

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