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Defense Halts Runnin’ Bulldogs as 49ers Win Opener

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte women's basketball limited visiting Gardner-Webb to a team shooting percentage of just 24.2 percent, as the 49ers rolled to a 74-49 victory in the season opener for both schools Tuesday night inside Halton Arena.

Four Niners reached double-figure scoring, led by 15 points apiece from redshirt senior Jade Phillips and sophomore Jazmin Harris. Phillips added 12 rebounds for a double-double.

Junior Octavia Jett-Wilson chipped in 14 points, while redshirt junior Christian Hithe added 12 to match her career high.