NCCU coach LeVelle Moton said the wide margin by which the Eagles beat College of Faith on Tuesday did not represent a job well done. The Eagles must get better in a hurry with Creighton up next on their schedule, Moton said.
N.C. Central coach LeVelle Moton is not pleased with his team's 123-65 win against College of Faith on Tuesday. Click inside for a story link to his reaction.
The aches and pains will be the same on both sides so the short week of preparation isn’t bothering the players from North Carolina as they get ready to face No. 25 Duke on Thursday night.
Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor slumped to the bench with four fouls and just under nine minutes remained for the No. 4 Blue Devils to hold off No. 19 Michigan State. What could have been a big problem turned into no problem thanks to another Duke freshman -- Tyus Jones.
If N.C. Central upsets N.C. A&T at O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium Saturday, the Eagles are guaranteed at least a share of the MEAC championship and could, if several things break right, get a bid to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
Duke (8-2, 4-2 in ACC) can still attain its goal of a second consecutive ACC Championship Game appearance by winning its last two regular-season games, beginning with rival North Carolina on Thursday night (7:30 p.m., ESPN).
Injuries and off-the-field trouble have thinned a UNC backfield that was deep. UNC coach Larry Fedora heads into Thursday's game at Duke with the mindset that the Tar Heels have to figure it out with whoever is available.
No. 4 Duke gets its first major test of the season against No. 19 Michigan State.
Duke is among several college teams for which Southern running back Jordon Brown might suit up on Saturdays.
The Blue Devils are tough to beat when their passing game is on. North Carolina will be looking to keep them covered during Thursday's game at Wallace Wade Stadium. UNC is trying to get in a bowl game.
NCCU guard Anthony McDonald scored a game-high 16 points at North Carolina in the season opener for both teams on Friday. He really had to gather himself before taking those shots for the team.
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Still in Coastal Division race, Blue Devils have little time to wallow in pain of self-inflicted loss with Tar Heels game looming Thursday