The Morgan State Bears haven’t stopped running since the season started. N.C. Central had something for that sort of thing last weekend when the Eagles slowed down S.C. State’s strong ground game during a 48-35 road win. The Bulldogs had been averaging 210 rushing yards per contest, but the Eagles put them on a leash, limiting SCSU to 77 yards on a voluminous 44 carries.
NCCU pushed around S.C. State to stake its claim in league race
The deck stacked against them, the N.C. Central Eagles dealt last year’s co-champions of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference a taste of their own medicine during a 48-35 road win at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium on Saturday.
N.C. Central at S.C. State
NCCU coach Jerry Mack says his Eagles can do a lot to show that they’re serious contenders to win the MEAC championship with a win in Orangeburg, South Carolina today (2 p.m., NCCUEaglePride.com).
Comments from Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball coaches about how tough their nonconference games would be sounded like instant replays during the league’s preseason teleconference Thursday.
N.C. A&T went into last weekend’s football game against S.C. State averaging 243.4 rushing yards per game and managed only 43.against the Bulldogs. Those same Bulldogs will hunt N.C. Central Eagles on Saturday (2 p.m., NCCUEaglePride.com).
The S.C. State Bulldogs haven’t been scoring a lot of points. They’ve been winning. Just not scoring a lot. It’s not particularly heart healthy, S.C. State coach Buddy Pough said.
Former Southern High School star Jeremy Thompson is quickly filling big shoes left by departed NCCU star Taz Foster.
NCCU's Malcolm Bell, Clevonne Davis and C.J. Moore played really good ball this past weekend.
Eagles feel good about the 147 yards they churned out in win over Howard on Saturday
Superman came to O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium Saturday. But the N.C. Central Eagles made Howard quarterback Greg McGhee look more mortal than normal in a 27-22 win over the Bison.
Howard vs. N.C. Central
The preseason player of the year in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference comes to N.C. Central's O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium on Saturday.