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Balanced Team Win Pushes 49ers Wire-to-Wire over UNT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – All 13 active team members saw the floor for the first time in the same game this season and Charlotte led wire-to-wire for the second-straight contest, distancing itself early from visiting North Texas for a 72-59 women's basketball victory Thursday night inside Halton Arena. The 49ers built as much as a 22-point cushion, midway through the third period, before holding off a Mean Green charge in the final frame.

Charlotte raced out to a 17-point, 40-23, halftime advantage behind a 16-of-25 (64.0 percent) shooting effort in the opening 20 minutes, including 4-of-5 (80.