CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Pierria Henry and Willie Clayton scored 12 points each, and Charlotte made an 11-2 run late in the second half to beat St. Joseph's 52-40 Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Chris Braswell had 10 points, and Henry pulled down 11 rebounds for his third double-double this season for the 49ers (20-10, 8-8), who have won two straight after four consecutive losses.
Langston Galloway scored 13 points and Ronald Roberts Jr. had eight points and eight rebounds for the Hawks (17-12, 8-8). The loss snapped a two-game winning streak.
The 49ers trailed 19-18 at the break but went ahead 26-23 on Braswell's two free throws 5:12 into the second half. St. Joseph's tied it at 36-all on C.J. Aiken's dunk with 8:23 remaining, but Charlotte's 11-2 run made it 47-38 with 31 seconds left.
Charlotte made 21 of 26 from the line, St. Joseph's 9 of 15.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
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