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.
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.
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.
No. 1 seed NCCU squashed No. 9 seed Coppin State 91-43 in the second round of the MEAC Tournament.
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.
The NCCU women's basketball team lost in the opening round of the MEAC Tournament for the fourth straight year.
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.
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.
NCCU senior Racquel Davis played her last game in McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium.
Picked to win MEAC again, Eagles have fulfilled their goal
N.C. Central University trustees have set up a working group to study the long-term “sustainability and justification” of the school’s intercollegiate athletics program.
For the fifth time in the last seven games, North Carolina Central University held its opponent to less than 50 points, while four NCCU men’s basketball starters scored double figures as the Eagles cruised to a 62-49 road victory over Savannah State University on Monday night inside Tiger Arena.
Led by senior stars Jordan Parks and Nimrod Hilliard, N.C. Central slammed Bethune-Cookman 72-49 on Senior Day at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium, clinching the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-seasion title and the No. 1 overall seed at the upcoming MEAC Tournament in Norfolk, Va.
After never trailing in a win against Morgan State a week ago, the North Carolina Central women’s team found itself on the other end of the box score in a 50-33 loss to Bethune-Cookman in Saturday’s Senior Day game.
Karamo Jawara is this season’s lone four-year player, and without him, NCCU would have a much different look.