Senior backcourt mates Jeremy Ingram and Emanuel Chapman combined for 32 points Thursday night as N.C. Central held off Norfolk State 76-68 in the first meeting between the two MEAC powers in the last two years.
N.C. Central closed out the regular season with a 63-53 MEAC women’s basketball road win at Norfolk State Thursday night.
NCCU took back seat to Norfolk State by one game in MEAC regular-season a year ago, but the teams didn't play. This time around, NCCU has clinched the No. 1 spot and meets No. 3 Norfolk State for the first time in two years Thursday, March 6.
A short list of the great athletes connected to NCCU will ultimately leave out many deserving name, but hopefully the following names will remind area college sports fans that NCCU stands proudly as a university in athletics along with academics.
OT win nets NCCU league regular-season championship for first time as a Division I team
Savannah State shoots 55 percent to roll over Eagles
Eagles face Savannah State in ESPNU telecast needing a win for league regular-season championship
NCCU bids farewell to seniors in next-to-last home game. Eagles can win regular-season title outright with win on national TV Monday night.
NCCU gets sweet win.
The Eagles have won 14 games in a row.
Jeremy Ingram scored 28 points and gathered seven rebounds as North Carolina Central ran up a 28-point halftime lead and cruised to an 81-62 win over New Jersey Institute of Technology on Tuesday.
NCCU this week received a top-25 vote in the Associated Press poll for the first time since becoming a Division I program in the 2007-08 season.
The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority estimated that last year’s CIAA tournaments generated a $47.17 million economic impact for Charlotte and the immediate surrounding area.
N.C. Central played from behind, again, this time down 17 at halftime on the road against N.C. A&T on Saturday in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Jessica Freeman could not shoot her team out of the jam, and the Aggies won 79-51.