Charlotte 49ers basketball

Charlotte 49ers basketball history

University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)
Dale F. Halton Arena
Conference USA (C-USA)

Current head coach: Ron Sanchez (2018-)

  • Assoc. HC: Aaron Fearne (2018-)
  • Asst: Vic Sfera (2018-)
  • Asst: Kevin Smith (2022-)
  • DPD: Byron Dinkins (2018-)
  • DBO: Katharine Palmer (2018-)
  • Scouting: Michael Wilmot (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  1  (1977)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  1  (1977)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  11  (1977, 1988, 1992, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  7-12
  • NIT Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 1976)
  • NIT Appearances:  7  (1976, 1989, 1994, 2000, 2006, 2008, 2013)
  • NIT Overall Record:  4-7

Conference Titles (Dixie, Sun Belt, Metro, Atlantic 10, Conference USA):

Award Winners:




Charlotte head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Ron Sanchez 2018-Pres 50-64 0 0 0
Houston Fancher (int.) 2017-18 3-17 0 0 0
Mark Price 2015-17 31-43 0 0 0
Ryan Odom (int.) 2015 8-11 0 0 0
Alan Major 2010-15 67-70 0 0 0
Bobby Lutz 1998-2010 218-158 1 5 0
Melvin Watkins 1996-98 42-20 1 2 0
Jeff Mullins 1985-96 183-141 2 3 0
Hal Wissel 1982-85 22-62 0 0 0
Mike Pratt 1978-82 56-52 0 0 0
Lee Rose 1975-78 72-18 2 1 0
Bill C. Foster 1970-75 88-38 0 0
Harvey F. Murphy 1965-70 44-81

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.