Sports: NCCU

Nov. 28, 2014 @ 07:18 PM

19-2 run to buzzer lifts NCCU women out of 16-point hole

Tisha Dixon’s free-throw line jumper with 27.6 seconds left pulled N.C. Central to within two points of UNC Asheville at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium on Friday. Racquel Davis would score five points during the remaining time to give the Eagles a 55-52 win.

Nov. 28, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

NCCU men rip Eastern Illinois in Emerald Coast Classic

N.C. Central routs Eastern Illinois 65-40 in Emerald Coast Classic Friday, will meet Northern Arizona at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, in next round at Niceville, Fla.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:16 PM

NCCU women come up short against Winthrop

A monster game from N.C. Central’s Racquel “Rocky” Davis couldn’t get her team past Winthrop. The visitors from Rock Hill, South Carolina beat NCCU 71-63 at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium on Tuesday.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:51 PM

NCCU falls to Cincinnati 59-50 on road ... Developing

Underdog N.C. Central kept undefeated Cincinnati honest Tuesday night, trailing by six points at the half and keeping the margin right there through most of the final 10 minutes of regulation before the Bearcats held off the Eagles 59-50.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

Golden time of day at NCCU


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:53 PM

Creighton tops visiting NCCU 65-45

Isaiah Zierden scored 20 points, including 8 of 9 from the line, to lead Creighton over visiting N.C. Central 65-45 on Sunday.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 10:12 PM

Creighton to test Eagles, Moton on road Sunday

Nimrod Hilliard is expected to be in the starting lineup when NCCU visits Creighton Sunday, Nov. 23 (4 p.m., FS1). But the role backup walk-on Kevin Crawford II played in his stead Tuesday night has the Eagles talking.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 10:18 PM

CO-CHAMPS! NCCU upsets A&T, but comes up short of playoffs

N.C. Central beat main rival N.C. A&T to win a share of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship. A&T would have won the title outright with a win over NCCU. But turnovers caught up witht he Aggies, A&T coach Rod Broadway said.

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 05:19 PM

NCCU, Globetrotter great Charles 'Tex' Harrison dies

Charles “Tex” Harrison, a Harlem Globetrotters legend who played basketball at N.C. Central in the 1950s, passed away on Thursday at 81.

Nov. 20, 2014 @ 06:18 PM

A tree grows in O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium

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.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 04:29 PM

With Faith in hand, Eagles to face Bluejays on road Sunday

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.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 08:22 PM

If Bell can’t ring up title, can Billerman?

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 ...

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 03:12 PM

Breaking down MEAC football tiebreakers

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.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

NCCU won big, needs work

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.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 07:58 AM

Jordan Parks' 30 lead NCCU to easy home win over Faith

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.