GREENVILLE, N.C. -- The Charlotte 49ers lost their sixth straight game Thursday, dropping a 75-68 decision to East Carolina in a Conference USA game at Minges Coliseum.
The 49ers managed to make the game respectable after falling behind by 19 points early. Charlotte (14-13, 5-9) tied the game three times in the second half before falling.
Pierria Henry's 20 points led Charlotte. Senior guard Akeem Richmond hit 8-of-14 3-pointers for the Pirates (16-13, 5-9) and scored 27.
The 49ers play their final home game of the season Sunday against Old Dominion.