Wednesday, December 16, 2009

49ers among NCAA statistical leaders

With the Charlotte 49ers' 8-1 start to the men's basketball season, it shouldn't come as a surprise the 49ers, both as a team and some individuals, rank among the statistical leaders in NCAA Division I competition.

In the latest NCAA statistics through games played Dec. 13, here are Charlotte's highlights:

-Charlotte ranks 17th in the country in scoring offense, averaging 82.7 points per game. VMI leads the nation at 94.0 ppg.
-Charlotte is 33rd in the country in blocked shots per game (5.6 per game). UConn leads with 9.6 a game.
-Charlotte freshman forward Chris Braswell is tied for 42nd in the country in rebounds per game, averaging 9.6. Artsiom Parakhouski of Radford leads with 15.0 rpg.
-Senior point guard DiJuan Harris is tied for 33rd, averaging 5.6 assists per game. He is also 25th in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.54). Ronald Moore of Siena leads with 8.0 apg.
-Phil Jones is 24th in country in blocks per game, averaging 2.7. Jarvis Varnado of Mississippi State leads, averaging 5.2 per game.

To see the most recent NCAA statistics, go here.