Charles “Tex” Harrison, a Harlem Globetrotters legend who played basketball at N.C. Central in the 1950s, passed away on Thursday at 81.
Ty Brown grew where he was planted. ... Several head football coaches at N.C. Central have come and gone during Brown’s time with the Eagles. But the constant for him was lining up at linebacker.
N.C. Central on Tuesday night scored the most points in school history against a Bible-college team in its second season of basketball, beating Charlotte’s College of Faith 123-65 at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium.
One of the most prolific offenses in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference this season has belonged to N.C. Central. The point man behind that production was quarterback Malcolm Bell, who may not play in what is an extremely enormous game both for the Eagles and the MEAC. ... Also, a look at how MEAC tiebreakers could handle two, three, four or five-way tie ...
There could be as many as five co-champions in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference if N.C. Central beats N.C. A&T on Saturday. Here's a look at the MEAC's tiebreaker scenarios.
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.
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.
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.
C.J. Moore blocked a fourth-quarter punt and fell on it in the end zone for what proved to be the winning score as N.C. Central edged Norfolk State 19-14 on Saturday at Dick Price Stadium. With the win, the Eagles (6-5, 5-2 MEAC) remain alive in the conference championship race with one regular-season game left.
The No. 6 Tar Heels beat NCCU 76-60 in the Dean E. Smith Center on Friday during the season opener for both teams.
There just are too many if-this-happens scenarios that have to break exactly right in order for N.C. Central to win the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship and go to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
Emanuel “Poobie” Chapman marched into the office of N.C. Central coach LeVelle Moton before last season and in no uncertain terms said the Eagles would beat N.C. State. Never mind that NCCU had never beaten a team from the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Whether North Carolina coach Roy Williams is tearing into a referee, or having a more cerebral moment, he’s always going to be sharply dressed. Williams has that same scouting report on N.C. Central coach LeVelle Moton. Those two will exchange nods before their teams tip off their seasons in the Dean E. Smith Center on Friday (8 p.m., ESPNU). And before the ball gets tossed up, Williams said he’d be sizing up more than Moton’s players.