Scores

Final

Charlotte 79

(5-6, 1-5 away)

Wyoming 78

(9-4, 7-2 home)

6:30 PM ET, December 23, 2006

Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

1 2 T
CHAR 45 3479
WYO 35 4378

Top Performers

Charlotte: D. Alexander 23 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Wyoming: D. Brown 18 Pts, 8 Reb

Charlotte 79, Wyoming 78

HONOLULU (AP) -- DeAngelo Alexander scored 23 points to lead Charlotte to a 79-78 win over Wyoming to take fifth-place in the Rainbow Classic Saturday.

EJ Drayton added 19 points for the 49ers (5-6) and Carlos Williams 23.

Brandon Ewing led four players in double figures for Wyoming (9-4) with 19 points. Daaron Brown added 18, James Spencer 17 and Brad Jones 16.

Charlotte made seven of its first 13 3-point attempts to lead by as much as 19, 43-24, with 4:57 remaining in the first.

But the 49ers missed their final eight field goal attempts of the half, and Wyoming closed the half on an 11-2 run to pull to within 10, 45-35, at the half.

Wyoming pulled to within three, 76-73, on a banker by Ewing with 23.6 seconds remaining. But Charlotte made three of four free throws in the final 21 seconds to hold on for the win.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CHAR
WYO
Points 79 78
FG Made-Attempted 27-67 (.403) 29-50 (.580)
3P Made-Attempted 7-24 (.292) 5-12 (.417)
FT Made-Attempted 18-24 (.750) 15-21 (.714)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 14 0

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