Sunday, November 15, 2009

Bowden, Jones earn A-10 recognition

Charlotte 49ers freshman shooting guard Shamarr Bowden was named co-Atlantic 10 Conference rookie of the week for his performance in the 49ers' season-opening win Friday night over UNC Asheville.

Bowden, who redshirted last season due to a knee injury, scored a game-high 21 points including four consecutive 3-pointers in a span of 66 seconds that helped Charlotte to a 86-70 victory.

Charlotte 6-10 center Phil Jones was also recognized in the A-10 Weekly Honor Roll after establishing career highs in points (16) and rebounds (12) in the 49ers’win over the Bulldogs.