Braswell leads Charlotte over NC Central
Chris Braswell scored 19 points and had 12 rebounds and DeMario
Mayfield chipped in with 17 points to lead Charlotte to 73-57
victory over North Carolina Central Friday night in the season
opener for both teams.
Braswell, a 6-foot-9 senior forward, was 7 for 10 from the field
and dominated inside the paint, where the 49ers outrebounded the
The 49ers led by one at the break, but began to assert
themselves early in the second half. They got nine quick points
from Braswell and Mayfield to help build a double-digit lead they
held for most of the second half.
Dominique Sutton, a transfer from Kansas State, led NC Central
with 15 points and 12 rebounds, but struggled from free throw line
where he went 1 for 11.