The State of Charlotte 49er Athletics

This is not a particularly pleasant piece to write. It will be a somewhat scathing look at where the Athletic Department stands at UNC Charlotte. But one thing that needs to be clear is this: This is not targeted to any student-athlete, coach, AD staffer or university employee not named Judy Rose or Dr. Phil

Catching up with John Newman

Taking a look ahead to the 2018 class, we were able to catch up with John Newman (Greensboro Day School, NC). Newman is an extremely versatile G/F, that we feel could end up being a top 100 recruit in the 2018 class when it’s all said and done. Currently 247 Sports has him ranked at #120

Catching up with Wan Tut…

As we recently reported, Wan Tut took an official visit to Charlotte a few weekends back. We’ve been able to catch up with Tut, as he was kind enough to answer a few questions for us about his recent visit and recruitment. SOC: What did you think of the official visit to Charlotte? WT: I

Catching up with Clyde Trapp Jr.

State of Charlotte was able to catch up with 2017 G/F Clyde Trapp Jr., a priority recruit for Mark Price and staff. Trapp exploded on the scene over the summer, check out his highlights here from the guys at @TheHoopsColumn.  He’s recently netted a few offers, including one from Charlotte. Fortunately, Trapp was able to take some

DeVarte Watson commits to Charlotte

SoC has learned that Mark Price and the Charlotte 49ers have secured their first verbal commitment for the 2017 class. JUCO Forward, DeVarte Watson (6’8 210lbs), committed to the program this evening.  He is currently at Cape Fear Community College, the same JUCO that produced current Niner Anthony Vanhook.  During the 2015-16 campaign, he posted some solid numbers,

Caleb Hollander to visit Charlotte in August

Today we’ve learned that 6’8 2017 SF recruit Caleb Hollander will be visiting Charlotte in late August. Mark Price has been on hand to watch several of Caleb’s recent games. An exact date is not yet known, as logistics are still being worked ironed out, but this is the first known visit for any 2017 recruit