Charlotte 95, Gardner-Webb 66

Shamari Spears and DiJuan Harris scored 13 points and Charlotte

jumped out to a huge lead and was never challenged in a 95-66

victory over Gardner-Webb on Saturday.

Spears and Harris led six players in double figures for the

49ers (8-1), who won their sixth straight game.

The winning streak is the 49ers’ longest since a seven-game run

in 2005 and it is the program’s best start since going 11-1 in


Chris Braswell and Shamari Bowden added 11 each, and An’Juan

Wilderness and K.J. Sherrill had 10 apiece for Charlotte.

Charlotte connected on 12 of its first 16 shots, leading 30-12

with 10 minutes left in the first half.

The 49ers led 50-34 at half.

Gardner-Webb (3-4), which was paced by C.J. Hailey’s 13 points,

never came closer than 12 in the second half.