Charlotte, N.C. - Charlotte 49ers men's basketball coach Alan Major announced that senior forward Chris Braswell and junior guard DeMario Mayfield have been suspended for violations of team rules. Braswell will miss the Charleston Southern game due to the suspension. Mayfield will miss both tonight's opener and next Tuesday's  Georgia Southern game.

Senior forward JT Thompson will not play tonight due to an injury but he is expected to play in next Tuesday's game against Georgia Southern.

Braswell averaged 15.8 points and 7.6 rebounds per game last season. Mayfield averaged 11.2 points and 7.0 rebounds per game last season. Thompson has yet to play for the 49ers after transferring from Virginia Tech.