Sports: NCCU

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 09:03 PM

Inside Jim Crow Era’s ‘Secret Game’

Eight white Duke students met all-black NCCU team in 1944: The writing of “The Secret Game,” Scott Ellsworth’s new book about the South’s first integrated “college” basketball game, “happened by chance,” Ellsworth said.

Mar. 18, 2015 @ 06:31 PM

NCCU raises its Tobacco Road profile

Narrow NIT loss at Miami showed how well Eagles can play

Mar. 17, 2015 @ 10:26 PM

NCCU rally falls short at Miami

Eagles fight to the end  but can't catch Hurricanes

Mar. 16, 2015 @ 09:45 PM

NCCU prepared to weather the storm

Less than 48 hours after finding out its postseason fate, the North Carolina Central men’s basketball team will take the court at Miami’s BankUnited Center (7 p.m., ESPN2)

Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

NCCU’s NIT play begins at Miami

After missing NCAA Tournament, Eagles travel to face Hurricanes from the ACC

Mar. 14, 2015 @ 08:00 PM

NCCU awaits tournament fate with NIT bid already in hand

When the NCAA selection show airs Sunday, March 15 at 6 p.m., N.C. Central men’s basketball coach LeVelle Moton won’t be holding his breath. Though his squad went 16-0 in conference play and won the MEAC regular season title, Moton understands the history between the MEAC and the NCAA Tournament.

Mar. 13, 2015 @ 09:40 PM

Delaware State ruins NCCU's Big Dance dream

Regular-season champion Eagles ousted in the semifinals of the MEAC Tournament; NIT up next

Mar. 13, 2015 @ 02:26 PM

Previewing No.1 NCCU-No. 5 Delaware State

Three things to watch in tonight's game between No. 1 North Carolina Central and No. 5 Delaware State. The game tips at 6 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN3. 

Mar. 12, 2015 @ 08:19 PM

Holmes looking for consistency in MEAC Tournament

Next season, the North Carolina Central men’s basketball team will have a very different look. Four of NCCU’s five starters are in their final season of eligibility, leaving junior guard Dante Holmes as the lone returning starter.

Mar. 12, 2015 @ 06:13 PM

NCCU grabs attention for candid hoops game story

Thousands of people read and tweeted about the game story distributed by North Carolina Central after NCCU’s 91-43 romp over Coppin State Wednesday night, but North Carolina Central coach LeVelle Moton isn’t one of them.


Mar. 11, 2015 @ 09:19 PM

NCCU routs Coppin State in MEAC second round

No. 1 seed NCCU squashed No. 9 seed Coppin State 91-43 in the second round of the MEAC Tournament.

Mar. 10, 2015 @ 08:19 PM

‘DANCE’ DREAM: NCCU guard completes long, winding road

When the N.C. Central (24-6, 16-0 MEAC) men’s basketball team steps on the court at Scope Arena Wednesday (6 p.m., ESPN3) to take on Coppin State (8-22, 6-10 MEAC) in its first game of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament, Nimrod Hilliard will enter the final phase of chasing a life-long dream.

Mar. 10, 2015 @ 08:03 PM

Lady Eagles done early in MEAC tourney

The NCCU women's basketball team lost in the opening round of the MEAC Tournament for the fourth straight year.

Mar. 09, 2015 @ 09:35 PM

Lady Eagles open MEAC play

N.C. Central opens its women’s portion of the MEAC Tournament today at noon when the Lady Eagles take on Maryland-Eastern Shore in Norfolk at the Scope Arena.

Mar. 06, 2015 @ 03:18 PM

Not a single skipped beat in NCCU's 16-0 MEAC record

When the horn finally sounded Thursday night, NCCU was on the winning end of a 69-58 victory over N.C. A&T  in front of a gym filled to the brim, raucously celebrating not only a win over an arch-rival, but also the program’s first undefeated conference record in any division.