Columnist: John McCann

Apr. 20, 2014 @ 07:01 AM

'Sister Act' plays to receptive audience at NCCU

The Germ sisters, London and Emerie, both of Georgia, have been playing together since they were itty-bitty girls and have taken their games to N.C. Central.

Apr. 18, 2014 @ 04:44 PM


NCCU's LeVelle Moton can coach, shoot and throw.

Apr. 16, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

T.J. turns pro

Herald-Sun sports writer John McCann chats with former Triangle sports writer Terry Hill about N.C. State sophomore T.J. Warren's decision to opt for the NBA.

NOTE: Fomer NBA player and NBA assistant coach Michael Curry has been hired to coach men's basketball team at Florida Atlantic University.

Apr. 14, 2014 @ 12:40 PM


Attention after the NCAA Tournament has pertained to what the future holds for NCCU head coach LeVelle Moton, but the program's top assistant has made the first confirmed move.

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 10:15 PM

Moton, Magic and more

A little bit of this and a little bit of that from Herald-Sun columnist John McCann.

Apr. 02, 2014 @ 06:38 PM

Huff draws up winning plays in "Teamwork"

Voyager Academy coach Mike Huff says team ball is a beautiful thing.

Mar. 25, 2014 @ 09:07 PM

A tale of two winners

NCCU's Moton, Iowa State's DeAndre Kane know how to get things done

Mar. 23, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

Moton's son winning

LeVelle Moton's baby boy poised for return to his own crib.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 09:07 PM

What happens in Texas …

Hop in for a ride around San Antonio with Herald-Sun sports writer John McCann.

Mar. 19, 2014 @ 12:19 AM

Love & basketball: Family first for Moton

NCCU coach LeVelle Moton loves his job but absolutely adores his family.

Mar. 18, 2014 @ 03:22 PM

Elated Eagles

NCCU in the NCAA Tournament.

Mar. 15, 2014 @ 01:13 PM

MEAC Moment | Episode 4

It's Morgan State vs. N.C. Central for the MEAC Tournament championship.

Mar. 15, 2014 @ 11:04 AM

MEAC Moment | Episode 5

N.C. Central University women's demonstrates the power of relationships.

Mar. 14, 2014 @ 11:46 PM

NCCU rips Norfolk State; Eagles to play for MEAC title Saturday

Jeremy Ingram and Jordan Parks scored 14 points apiece as top-seeded N.C. Central eliminated No. 4 seed Norfolk State 68-45 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference semifinal on Friday. NCCU will meet either No. 7 seed Coppin State or No. 3 seed Morgan State in Saturday's (March 15) MEAC title game (6 p.m., ESPNU).


Mar. 14, 2014 @ 03:01 PM

The Wizard of Assists

NORFOLK, Va. — N.C. Central point guard Emanuel "Poobie" Chapman is NCCU's all-time leader in assists with 605. Here he is locking down on defense against Howard during the MEAC Tournament on Mar. 12, 2014. But somebody, please, tell Poobie that Dorothy is looking for her shoes.