Charlotte 70, Wright St. 66

Chris Braswell scored 22 points and Charlotte defeated Wright

State 70-66 on Saturday night.

The 49ers shot 55.8 percent (24 of 43) from the field in the


DeMario Mayfield added 14 points and Jamar Briscoe had 13 from

the bench for Charlotte. Javarris Barnett helped Charlotte

outrebound Wright State 34-29 by grabbing 10 boards.

Charlotte (3-2) opened the game with two Braswell buckets and a

Derrio Green 3-pointer to take a 7-0 lead before Julius Mays hit a

3-pointer of his own to get Wright State on the board.

Mays finished with 25 points for the Raiders.

Wright State (2-4) had 10 steals and forced Charlotte to commit

20 turnovers, but the Raiders shot only 36.7 percent (22 of 60)

from the field and 65 percent (13 of 20) from the free throw


The Raiders never led, drawing within one, 23-22, before

Charlotte pulled away.