2015–16 Charlotte 49ers women's basketball team

The 2015–16 Charlotte 49ers women's basketball team represents the University of North Carolina at Charlotte during the 2015–16 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The 49ers, led by fourth year head coach Cara Consuegra, play their home games at Dale F. Halton Arena and were members of Conference USA. They finished the season 19–12, 12–8 in C-USA play to finish fourth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the C-USA Women's Tournament to Old Dominion. They were invited to the Women's National Invitation Tournament where they lost to Wake Forest in the first round.

2015–16 Charlotte 49ers women's basketball
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GSU Thanksgiving Classic Champions
WNIT, First Round
ConferenceConference USA
2015–16 record19–12 (12–6 C-USA)
Head coachCara Consuegra (4th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Joanne Aluka-White
  • Randi Henderson
  • Nicole Woods
Home arenaDale F. Halton Arena
Seasons
2015–16 Conference USA women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
UTEP 16 2   .889     29 5   .853
WKU 15 3   .833     27 7   .794
Middle Tennessee 15 3   .833     24 9   .727
Charlotte 12 6   .667     19 12   .613
Old Dominion 10 8   .556     17 17   .500
Marshall 9 9   .500     21 12   .636
Louisiana Tech 9 9   .500     14 16   .467
UAB 7 11   .389     15 16   .484
Southern Miss 7 11   .389     14 16   .467
Rice 7 11   .389     9 22   .290
Florida Atlantic 6 12   .333     14 16   .467
UTSA 6 12   .333     10 19   .345
North Texas 5 13   .278     11 19   .367
FIU 2 16   .111     5 26   .161
2016 C-USA Tournament winner
As of March 28, 2016; Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

2015–16 Charlotte 49ers women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Amaya Ransom 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) So Landstown Virginia Beach, VA
G 1 Ciara Gregory 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Jr Jeannette Jeannette, PA
F 2 Mintrell McKoy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) RS Fr Jack Britt Fayetteville, NC
G 3 Ayanna Holmes 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Sr Salisbury Salisbury, NC
G 4 Laia Raventós 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Fr IES Joaquim Blume Santa Eulàlia de Riuprimer, Spain
G 11 Griffin Dempsey 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) So St. Joseph Central Catholic Huntington, WV
F 15 Nyilah Jamison-Myers 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) RS Jr Orangeburg-Wilkinson
Clemson
Orangeburg, SC
F 20 Kira Gordon 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Sr Kennesaw Mountain Kennesaw, GA
G 21 Lefty Webster 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Jr Norfolk Christian Norfolk, VA
F 23 Kenya Olley 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Jr Dorman Spartanburg, SC
G 24 Grace Hunter 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Fr Athens Drive Raleigh, NC
F 30 Jaida Robinson 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Fr Albemarle Albemarle, NC
F 32 Alexis Alexander 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Sr Alpharetta Atlanta, GA
F 34 Dara Pearson 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Fr Hampton Hampton, VA
Head coach

Cara Consuegra (Iowa)

Assistant coach(es)

Joanne Aluka-White (Middle Tennessee)
Randi Henderson (Iowa)
Nicole Woods (Belmont Abbey)


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

RankingsEdit

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ScheduleEdit

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/06/2015*
7:00 PM
Saint Leo W 84–47 
Dale F. Halton Arena (621)
Charlotte, NC
Non-conference regular season
11/13/2015*
5:30 PM
Ball State W 72–66  1–0
Dale F. Halton Arena (5,390)
Charlotte, NC
11/15/2015*
4:00 PM
Robert Morris W 94–73  2–0
Dale F. Halton Arena (610)
Charlotte, NC
11/19/2015*
7:00 PM
at Elon L 83–90  2–1
Alumni Gym (423)
Elon, NC
11/23/2015*
7:00 PM
Miami (FL) L 70–77  2–2
Dale F. Halton Arena (720)
Charlotte, NC
11/28/2015*
3:00 PM
vs. Mercer
GSU Thanksgiving Classic
W 72–62  3–2
GSU Sports Arena (608)
Atlanta, GA
11/29/2015*
3:00 PM, ESPN3
at Georgia State
GSU Thanksgiving Classic
W 83–71  4–2
GSU Sports Arena (521)
Atlanta, GA
12/02/2015*
7:00 PM
North Carolina Central W 67–52  5–2
Dale F. Halton Arena (655)
Charlotte, NC
12/06/2015*
2:00 PM
at NC State L 65–72  5–3
Needham HS (1,224)
Raleigh, NC
12/08/2015*
7:00 PM
College of Charleston W 89–61  6–3
Dale F. Halton Arena (533)
Charlotte, NC
12/20/2015*
2:00 PM
at Davidson W 99–88  7–3
John M. Belk Arena (482)
Davidson, NC
12/29/2015*
6:30 PM
at No. 23 Missouri L 71–88  7–4
Mizzou Arena (6,154)
Columbia, MO
Conference USA regular season
01/03/2016
1:00 PM, FSN
Old Dominion L 59–71  7–5 (0–1)
Dale F. Halton Arena (682)
Charlotte, NC
01/07/2016
12:00 PM
Southern Miss W 80–59  8–5 (1–1)
Dale F. Halton Arena (5,437)
Charlotte, NC
01/09/2016
7:00 PM
Louisiana Tech W 63–58  9–5 (2–1)
Dale F. Halton Arena (821)
Charlotte, NC
01/14/2016
7:30 PM
at Middle Tennessee L 67–72  9–6 (2–2)
Murphy Center (3,698)
Murfreesboro, TN
01/16/2016
3:00 PM
at UAB L 57–75  9–7 (2–3)
Bartow Arena (473)
Birmingham, AL
01/21/2016
6:00 PM
at Marshall W 64–61  10–7 (3–3)
Cam Henderson Center (474)
Morgantown, WV
01/23/2016
3:00 PM
at WKU L 66–77  10–8 (3–4)
E. A. Diddle Arena (817)
Bowling Green, KY
01/28/2016
7:00 PM
FIU W 87–74  11–8 (4–4)
Dale F. Halton Arena (682)
Charlotte, NC
01/30/2016
7:00 PM
Florida Atlantic W 85–79  12–8 (5–4)
Dale F. Halton Arena (1,013)
Charlotte, NC
02/06/2016
4:00 PM
at Old Dominion L 85–94  12–9 (5–5)
Ted Constant Convocation Center (3,146)
Norfolk, VA
02/11/2016
8:00 PM
at Rice W 69–58  13–9 (6–5)
Tudor Fieldhouse (364)
Houston, TX
02/13/2016
3:00 PM
at North Texas W 82–70  14–9 (7–5)
The Super Pit (325)
Denton, TX
02/18/2016
7:00 PM
Marshall W 87–77  15–9 (8–5)
Dale F. Halton Arena (909)
Charlotte, NC
02/20/2016
7:00 PM
WKU W 81–72  16–9 (9–5)
Dale F. Halton Arena (1,423)
Charlotte, NC
02/25/2016
8:00 PM
at UTSA W 64–54  17–9 (10–5)
Convocation Center (490)
San Antonio, TX
02/27/2016
4:05 PM
at UTEP L 91–94 2OT 17–10 (10–6)
Don Haskins Center (4,012)
El Paso, TX
03/03/2016
7:00 PM
Rice W 68–63  18–10 (11–6)
Dale F. Halton Arena (651)
Charlotte, NC
03/05/2016
7:00 PM
North Texas W 72–69  19–10 (12–6)
Dale F. Halton Arena (1,143)
Charlotte, NC
Conference USA Women's Tournament
03/10/2016
2:30 PM, ASN
vs. Old Dominion
Quarterfinals
L 54–57  19–11
Bartow Arena (432)
Birmingham, AL
WNIT
03/17/2016*
7:00 PM
Wake Forest
First Round
L 69–72  19–12
Dale F. Halton Arena (497)
Charlotte, NC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

See alsoEdit

2015–16 Charlotte 49ers men's basketball team

ReferencesEdit